Vacancies

Nursery Teacher

NURSERY TEACHER (PERMANENT)

We wish to appoint an excellent and inspiring Nursery Teacher to join the Lower School team (Early Years & KS1 – 4 classes) from September 2021 or January 2022. You would be joining a highly ambitious leadership & school team that strives to ensure that all pupils are able to access the best opportunities to achieve their full potential in all areas of development.

Our highly successful approach results in the children making excellent progress in their learning and achievements.

The key purpose of the post will be to:

  • To ensure the highest possible educational standards through creating a culture of positive thinking where all members of the school community feel valued, are inspired, challenged, motivated and empowered to attain ambitious outcomes within a professional learning community.
  • To develop outstanding teaching, learning and assessment.
  • To ensure the best possible outcomes for learners.
  • To monitor & evaluate the quality of education in the Nursery
  • To develop an outstanding climate for personal development, behaviour and welfare creating positive learning attitudes in line with the school aims and values.
  • To ensure that safeguarding is highly effective.

For the right candidate, the post could become a Lead EY teacher post.  This would enable them to work alongside the Phase Leader to gain leadership experience.  Additional release time would be awarded to this role.

There will be a clear support and induction process for the successful candidate and continued professional development opportunities to support them in this role.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. This role requires a DBS Enhanced Disclosure Certificate with a Barred List (child) check via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

In your application, please describe the skills and experience that make you suited to the role, as well as your aspirations for the future and how you would hope to contribute to the wider life of the school.

We appreciate that the time scale for applications is short but if you would like to visit the school please contact the school office to make an appointment: admin@watcombe-primary.torbay.sch.uk

Further information about the school, the application pack and application form can be found below.

Application Pack

Application Form

Closing date:  Monday 21 June 2021 @ 9am
Interviews: w/c 28th June 2021
Please return all completed application forms to admin@watcombe-primary.torbay.sch.uk

Teaching Assistant Level 4- Pastoral Support Team

TEACHING ASSISTANT LEVEL 4- PASTORAL SUPPORT TEAM (PERMANENT)

We wish to appoint an excellent and inspiring Level 4 Teaching Assistant to join our outstanding Pastoral Team from September.

You will lead and manage groups of children within the lower half of the school supporting their emotional needs enabling them to access learning in the classroom.

You must have experience working in a school environment and knowledge, understanding and experience of working with vulnerable children. It is important that you are able to work both within a team and under your own initiative.

As a Level 4 Teaching Assistant you will demonstrate a good understanding of social & emotional mental health, be able to build effective relationships and communicate clearly with pupils, staff and parents.

This post will suit an experienced Teaching Assistant.

You would be joining a happy team that highly values the strengths and individuality of all of our children, their families and staff. We strive to ensure that everyone is able to achieve their highest potential in all areas of development through individualised learning. This is highly successful and results in the children making excellent progress in their learning and achievements.

Level 4 TA
Salary Grade F spinal points 12-17 £22,183 (pro rata £13,478)
26.25hrs a week

Watcombe Primary School is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DSB check will be required in-line with safer recruitment guidelines.

Further information about the school, the application pack and application form can be found below.

Application Pack

Application Form

Closing date:  Tuesday 29 June 2021 @ 9am
Interviews: 5 July 2021
Please return all completed application forms to admin@watcombe-primary.torbay.sch.uk