Vacancies

Ellen Tinkham School is part of the Learn to Live Federation and is an “Outstanding” special school catering for pupils with severe and profound and multiple learning difficulties, from the age of 3 up to 25. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Everyone will be the best that they can be.
Everyone has a voice.
No one is excluded.

All roles advertised on this page require a DBS disclosure, and require the ability to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence and fluency in English.

 Support Staff Vacancy:

Ellen Tinkham School is looking to appoint a Teaching Assistant to work in our vibrant and innovative “outstanding” special school in Exeter, within our Learn to Live 19-25 provision, which is open for 45 weeks of the year.

A sound knowledge and understanding of Special Educational Needs is essential.

This position would suit an intelligent, caring and resilient person who will keep the school ethos in the centre of everything they do. The successful candidate will inspireour young people and be part of a dedicated team creating a stimulating and person centred learning environment. The school caters for students and young people from 3 years to 19 years with a separate 19-25 department, although this role will primarily based with 19-25, the successful applicant will need to be flexible in their approach and willing to work across all age groups, when required.

The successful candidate will be required to commence as soon as possible on an annualised hours basis, to work 39 weeks out of 45 per year. The hours will be Monday to Friday  9.00 – 3.30 (1200 hours per annum).

Starting salary will be £13,364 per annum (Grade C).

Ellen Tinkham School is part of the Learn to Live Federation and is an “Outstanding” special school catering for pupils with severe and profound and multiple learning difficulties. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of  children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. A current Safeguarding policy is in place. The successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS disclosure.

Closing Date: 19th April 2021

To apply for this post please find the application pack below.

Teaching Assistant level 2 – 19-25 – Job Description
Application form 
Adult Safeguarding Policy Aut 20 – Aut 21
CP and Safeguarding Policy Sept 2020

Please send completed application forms to: recruitment@ellentinkham.devon.sch.uk

Everyone will be the best they can be; Everyone has a voice; No-one is excluded.