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20th June 2012

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Situations Vacant PLEASE NOTE: All positions posted are subject to an enhanced CRB Disclosure check along with other relevant employment checks.

TEACHING VACANCIES

SuPPLy+ is a new and unique partnership between PAPH, MARJONS and Plymouth university. Plymouth Association

Primary Heads PAPHofPlymouth Association of Primary Heads Pete Nash, PAPH Office, Room 129, uCP Marjon, derriford, Plymouth PL6 8BH. pete@paph.co.uk 07846 78750

Our prime aim is to effect change within our school system by nurturing, developing and sustaining the talent within our city. Our workforce is key to achieving these goals. Being a part of Supply+ is not the normal employer/ employee relationship, it is much more than that; In joining us on our journey you will be motivated and supported to make a difference to the life chances of our pupils, families and communities. You will be joining our family of 68 schools who are committed to working together to assist you to become an even better teacher and ultimately to secure a position in one of our city schools. We are looking for a further 20 teachers to be part of this innovate venture.

HOW TO APPLy In order for us to sift through the initial application process, we ask you to express and interest of becoming part of this new and exciting project by doing the following: 1.

Convince us that you are or have the potential to be an outstanding teacher.

2.

Use one sheet of A4, containing your photo, name, contact details, mobile number and what schools you have taught in. Also the name and phone number of two referees from education.

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Use words, pictures, whatever you want to explain to us ‘WHAT CONSTiTuTES OuTSTANdiNg PRACTiCE iN THE CLASSROOM ANd HOW yOu HAVE dEMONSTRATEd THiS’

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Send this one A4 sheet to Pete Nash, PAPH Office, Room 129, UCP Marjon, Derriford, Plymouth, PL6 8BH. CLOSiNg dATE is 5pm WEdNESdAy 27th June 2012.

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Short listed candidates will be invited for an interview. These posts are subject to a successful enhanced CRB.

If you are not committed to being amongst the best teachers in the city, which takes hard work and the commitment to work beyond contracted hours to develop further, then this will not be for you.

We wish you luck and look forward to reading your initial applications.

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TEACHING VACANCIES Required: 5 November 2012

Foundation Stage Co-ordinator Temporary (maternity cover), full time TPS / UPS plus TLR2a Possible opportunity for Secondment

Pennycross Primary School Arden Grove, Pennycross, Plymouth, PL2 3RL Tel: 01752 705137 pennycross.primary.school@plymouth.gov.uk Roll: 230 Headteacher: Mrs C Waziri

www.pennycross.plymouth.sch.uk

We offer an enthusiastic setting, welcoming and motivated pupils, friendly and supportive staff and a school successfully improving standards. We have recently acquired the Bristol Standard and ICAN accreditation. You need to have a clear understanding of how children learn and how to involve them in their learning plus the ability to demonstrate high quality, creative and innovative classroom practice. Governors are looking for an excellent, dedicated and caring classroom teacher with:• the ability to co-ordinate the Foundation Stage and work collaboratively through a team teaching approach. • Early Years experience. • familiarity with the new EYFS (September 2012) curriculum. • the ability to be adaptable. • high expectations for pupils. • the ability to use the observe/assess/plan model of teaching. You will also be required to continue the development of our EY Outdoor Play area. Please email to receive your application pack. Note: it is essential that you provide the email addresses of yourself and your referees. Visits: 4.00pm on Thursday 28 June – email to confirm your attendance. Closing date: Noon, Monday 2 July 2012. Interview date: Tuesday 10 July 2012. The school is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children; we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The post is subject to an enhanced CRB check.

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Every Child Counts Teacher Possible Secondment

This is a unique and exciting opportunity to become fully trained and accredited as an Every Child Counts teacher as part of the Numbers Count initiative. This job opportunity can either be a temporary one year 0.8 contract or a secondment opportunity as a Full Time Numeracy Subject Leader. In return, the school will fully support and fund the intensive training provided by Numbers Count.

Mount Wise Community Primary School
 James Street, Devonport, Plymouth,
 Devon
PL1 4LA Telephone: 01752 567602 Fax: 01752 605332 Email: mount.wise.primary.school@plymouth.gov.uk Website: www.mountwiseprimary.co.uk Headteacher: Chris West BEd(Hons)

Temporary One Year Post 0.8 This post would consist of running the Every Child Counts programme providing 1:1 intervention with Year 2 children each morning and then covering PPA 2 afternoons a week. We are looking for someone who: • is an outstanding classroom practitioner who has high expectations of teaching and learning as well as behaviour for all children; • can work as part of a team and contribute to its development; • has at least two years experience of working within KS1; • is prepared to take an active part in the school community. OR

Secondment – Full Time Numeracy Subject Leader This post would consist of running Every Child Counts 5 mornings a week, covering 2 PPA sessions and the remaining contract will be developing and leading Numeracy across the school to raise standards which is the school’s main priority for the next academic year. If you require experience in Key Stage 1 to progress your career further or need experience in another school setting, then this would be the opportunity for you. You will need to seek the full agreement of a secondment from your school before applying for this post. In return, after the one year, your school will receive a fully trained and accredited Every Child Counts teacher to raise standards in Key Stage 1. We are looking for someone who: • is an outstanding classroom practitioner who has high expectations of teaching and learning as well as behaviour for all children; • has a proven record of raising standards and attainment in a core subject area; • has been teaching for at least two years • can work as part of a team and contribute to its development; • is prepared to take an active part in the school community. This job is due to start in September 2012. The school can wait until October half term if a seconded applicant is successful and will fund any supply for training days before that. If you are interested in this post in either form, please contact us to arrange a visit or request an application form and other details on 01752 567602 or e-mail mount.wise.primary.school@plymouth.gov.uk. Closing date: Friday 29th June 2012. Interview date: Friday 6th July 2012. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced CRB disclosure will be required to be undertaken.

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TEACHING VACANCIES Required for September 2012 – Temporary posts

Full-time Teacher – KS1 Full-time Teacher – KS2 Part-time Teacher – KS2 (0.4) The Southernway Federation Beechwood and Oakwood Primary Schools, Plymouth Website: www.southernway.plymouth.sch.uk

The Southernway Federation is looking to appoint outstanding teachers who • Are committed to providing children with rich and varied learning experiences as part of an exciting meaningful curriculum. • Can inspire and motivate all children and promote a love of learning. • Can create a stimulating and organised learning environment. • Can make a positive difference to our school community. • Has proven experience of improving pupil progress and attainment. • Has an ability to build and maintain a positive relationship with pupils, colleagues, parents and outside agencies. • Has a commitment to excellence, inclusion and high expectations. • Has an ability and willingness to contribute to the wider life of the school. In return, we can offer: • The opportunity to work alongside a highly motivated, innovative and supportive team. • A happy place for staff and children. Previous applicants need not re-apply as these applications will be reconsidered. Please telephone (01752) 706360 to arrange an appointment to visit Beechwood Primary School. An electronic information/application pack is available from our school website www.southernway.plymouth.sch.uk Closing date: Noon, 28th June 2012. Interviews will be held on 3rd July 2012. The Southernway Federation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and all posts are subject to an enhanced CRB check. We welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of gender, race, religion, disability, sexual orientation or age.

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TEACHING VACANCIES Required for September 2012

Teacher Part Time, Temporary This is a temporary position to cover the maternity leave of current Year 6 Teacher and will begin on the 1st September 2012.

Padstow School Grenville Road, Padstow PL28 8EX Tel: 01841 532510 Email: head@padstow.cornwall.sch.uk Website: padstowschool.com

This position is likely to come to an end in May 2013, circumstances permitting. When our current Year 6 Teacher starts her maternity leave, we plan to fill her post with our assistant headteacher, who is currently non-teaching. The teacher that we appoint will be responsible for teaching a class share in year 4 - Thursday and Friday and then provide the assistant headteacher with release time on Monday and Tuesday afternoons and all day Wednesday. This will make this post 0.8 of a full time position. Application forms, job details etc. are available from the school’s website www.padstowschool.com Closing date: 28th June 2012. The school is committed to safeguarding children in its care and the successful appointment is subject to a satisfactory CRB Enhanced Disclosure.

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TEACHING VACANCIES Required for September 2012.

two temporary Teachers Post 1: Experienced Full time Year 2 Teacher for one term. This post is temporary in the first instance but the position is due to be advertised as a permanent post for January 2013.

Post 2: Experienced 0.4 Foundation/KS1 Teacher.

Pilgrim Primary School Oxford Street, Plymouth, PL1 5BQ www.pilgrimprimaryschool.com Tel: 01752 225319 Fax: 01752 252318 Email: pilgrim.primary.school@plymouth.gov.uk Website: www.pilgrimprimaryschool.com

This post is temporary until 31 August 2013 pending a review of the school’s staffing structure. Duties to include the provision of PPA cover and additional teaching support in Foundation / Lower KS1. We are seeking experienced, inspirational, energetic and enthusiastic teachers to join our creative, forward thinking and friendly team. The successful candidates should have a commitment to inclusion and experience of working with a wide range of abilities and ethnicities. We can offer you: • A caring, friendly atmosphere. • An extended supportive team which promotes the well-being of everyone in our school community. • The chance to be imaginative and innovative in raising the achievement of our pupils. • Children who are actively involved in shaping the development of our school. • Excellent opportunities for further professional development and personal development. Informal visits are welcome on Thursday June 21 and Friday 22 June at 3.45pm. Please contact the school office or email pilgrim.primary.school@ plymouth.gov.uk to book a school visit. Please visit our website www.pilgrimprimaryschool.com to download an application form and return to the above email or postal address ensuring you mark clearly which post(s) you wish to be considered for. Closing date: 4.00pm, 27 June 2012. Interviews: 6 July 2012. The school is committed to safeguarding children in its care and the successful appointment is subject to a satisfactory CRB Enhanced Disclosure.

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TEACHING VACANCIES Required for 1st September 2012

0.5FTE Teacher ~ MPS / UPS (Permanent) We would like to welcome an outstanding, enthusiastic, flexible and highly motivated primary teacher to join our team to provide support in raising standards within Year 6. You will:

Shakespeare Primary School 400, Honicknowle Lane, Honicknowle, Plymouth PL5 3JU Tel: 01752 312048 Email: morkney@shakespeare.plymouth.sch.uk Head teacher: Mrs Karen Menis Roll: 411 + 36 place Nursery, Ages 4 to 11

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• Be an exemplary classroom practitioner, with high expectations of children’s learning and behaviour and have experience in teaching across the school. • Have experience of leading small group interventions to accelerate pupil progress in English and Maths. • Have the ability to work as part of a team and demonstrate a willingness to join in with the life of the school and its community. • Be a good communicator with strong inter-personal skills, build effective relationships with pupils and have a good sense of humour. We can offer you: • The chance to work within a committed, talented and hard-working Year 6 team • A strong supportive and inclusive school ethos • Supportive parents and governors We offer a warm welcome to prospective candidates. Please contact the Head teacher or Deputy Head teacher on 01752 312048, for an informal chat. An application pack is available from Mrs K Menis, Shakespeare Primary School, 400 Honicknowle Lane, Plymouth PL5 3JU. Please send a largestamped A4 self-addressed envelope. Closing date: Noon, Wednesday 27th June 2012. Short-listing will take place on: Tuesday 3rd July 2012. Interviews will be held on: Thursday 5th July 2012. This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to a satisfactory Enhanced Criminal Records Bureau Disclosure.

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TEACHING VACANCIES Required for September 2012

Y4 Teacher MPS Temporary for one Year We are looking to appoint a dedicated and enthusiastic teacher to join our friendly and supportive school team.

Mount Wise Community Primary School
 James Street, Devonport, Plymouth,
 Devon
PL1 4LA Telephone: 01752 567602 Fax: 01752 605332 Email: mount.wise.primary.school@plymouth.gov.uk Website: www.mountwiseprimary.co.uk Headteacher: Chris West BEd(Hons)

Mount Wise is a satisfactory improving school, with many outstanding features including behaviour and links with its community partners and parents. You would be joining a reshaped Key Stage 2 team and would play a key role in continuing to raise aspirations and achievement. We are looking for someone who: • is an outstanding classroom practitioner who has high expectations of teaching and learning as well as behaviour for all children; • can work as part of a team and contribute to its development; • has some experience of working within Key Stage 2; • is prepared to take an active part in the school community. We would welcome applications from NQTs as well as more experienced colleagues. If you are interested in the post please contact us to arrange a visit and or request an application form and other details on 01752 567602 or e-mail mount.wise.primary.school@plymouth.gov.uk. Closing date: Monday 25th June 2012. Interview date: Week beginning 2nd July 2012. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children, and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced CRB disclosure will be required to be undertaken.

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Teacher - MPS Full Time - Temporary Glen Park Primary School is a successful school with a talented and creative staff. We are looking for a talented and outstanding teacher to join our team. The post is to cover the maternity leave of an existing member of staff and is likely to be from mid-late September until July 2013.

Glen Park Primary School Glen Road, Plympton, Plymouth PL7 2DE Tel: 01752 339073 Fax: 01752 336575 Email: glen.park.primary.school@plymouth.gov.uk Website: www.glenpark.plymouth.sch.uk (Roll 355) Head Teacher: Mrs. A. Newall

For further information and an application form, please go to our school website www.glenpark.plymouth.sch.uk and apply on a standard Plymouth City Council application form. Closing date: Friday 29th June 2012. Interview date: Wednesday 11th July 2012.

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SUPPORT VACANCIES Required : September 2012

Two posts - General Teaching Assistant Pennycross Primary School Arden Grove, Pennycross, Plymouth, PL2 3RL Tel: 01752 705137 pennycross.primary.school@plymouth.gov.uk Roll: 230 Headteacher: Mrs C Waziri

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(Grade C) combined with HLTA duties (Grade E). Permanent. Total hours per week - 25, term time only. HLTA qualification required. We require two excellent General TAs (Grade C); the posts will also involve flexible working incorporating the following HLTA duties (Grade E):• PPA cover • working with pivotal groups to accelerate learning in Literacy and Numeracy • stand in for key stage team leaders as required The governors are looking for individuals who are friendly, enthusiastic, motivated and creative to work both within a classroom setting and with a range of pupils across the school. The posts would suit those with experience of delivering PPA cover. Essential criteria include:• sound knowledge of the primary curriculum • English and Maths GCSE grade A-C • HLTA qualification • effective classroom management strategies including behaviour management • first-rate interpersonal skills allowing you to work alongside our dedicated team • the ability to go the extra mile and willingness to participate fully in school life Letters of application including CV and two referees should be emailed to the Headteacher. It is essential that you provide the email addresses for your referees. Closing date: Noon, Wednesday 27 June 2012. Interviews: Friday 6 July 2012. The school is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children: we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The posts are subject to an enhanced CRB check.

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SUPPORT VACANCIES Required for September 2012

SENiOR AdMiNiSTRATOR Plymouth Association

Primary Heads PAPHofPlymouth Association of Primary Heads Room 129, uCP Marjon, derriford, Plymouth PL6 8BH. Tel: 01752 788076 Email admin@paph.co.uk

Full time, fixed term, 41 weeks per annum 37 hours per wk Working hours: 7am to 2.30pm Plymouth Association of Primary Heads is looking to recruit a Senior Administrator to be responsible for managing our new venture Supply+. Supply+ will provide supply teachers to our Plymouth Primary schools. You will need to be self motivated and committed to making a difference to our 68 schools. Good inter personal skills and an ability to work under one’s own initiative is essential. We require excellent IT and office skills as you will be responsible for the operational management of our service. If you are interested please submit a CV and an accompanying statement letting us know why you think you would be perfect for the job. Salary negotiable according to experience and qualifications (please indicate in application current or anticipated salary). Please note that this is a fixed term contract for 12 months in the first instance. For a job profile, please contact Beverley Bell, Business Manager on 01752 788076 or email admin@paph.co.uk Please forward CV and accompanying statement to admin@paph.co.uk Closing date: 28th June 2012.

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SUPPORT VACANCIES Required from September 2012

TEACHING ASSISTANT (4 posts) Salary Range: Grade C, 26.25Hrs per week, 39 Weeks per annum Riverside School is a popular and expanding school in a wonderful location.

Riverside Community School Poole Park Road, Barne Barton Plymouth PL5 1DD Tel: 01752 365297 Email: admin@riverside.plymouth.sch.uk Roll: 480 + 36 Place Nursery, Ages 3 to 11 Headteacher: Mr Brian Jones

Due to forthcoming expansion, the Governors are seeking to appoint up to 4 enthusiastic and energetic Teaching Assistants to join our Year One or Early Years Team. The posts will be to support a class teacher in all aspects of children’s learning in a particular class. Previous experience of working within a large inner city Primary is desirable, but training will be given to suitable applicants. These positions will be key appointments in our staff structure and we are looking to appoint hardworking, dedicated, talented, caring staff to support our children. The persons appointed will need to be flexible, resourceful and committed to supporting children to achieve the very best that they are able. Visits to the school are most welcome and can be arranged by contacting the school office. If you feel this is the job for you, please apply by letter enclosing a CV, including details of your relevant experience and 2 referees to Miss Sarah Wilmshurst, Team Leader, Key Stage One. Closing date for Applications: 27th June 2012. Interviews to take place: 5th July 2012. The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and all staff require an enhanced CRB disclosure.

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SUPPORT VACANCIES NOR – 280 September 2012 “This is a good school.......and some features are now outstanding.” (OFSTED 2011)

Part – Time 1:1 Teaching Assistants (Grade- subject to J.E.)

Austin Farm Community Primary School Delamere Road, Eggbuckland Plymouth PL6 5XQ Telephone: (01752) 705367 Email : admin@austinfarm.org.uk Acting Head Teacher: Mrs Gill Grantham

We are looking to appoint 2 part time Teaching Assistants from September 2012 who are enthusiastic and pro-active, to work as part of a team and to support a pupil due to join our school who has both physical and medical needs. Experience of supporting children with disabilities would be an advantage and a teaching assistant NVQ would be desirable. The person appointed will be required to undertake training for manual handling and also be willing to provide intimate care. You will need to have patience, enthusiasm and a sense of humour and be capable of working independently to support the varying needs of children. Visits are warmly welcome by appointment. Please contact the school for an application pack or send a S.A.E Closing Date: Friday 29th June 2012. Interviews: Week commencing 9th July 2012. Austin Farm Community Primary School is committed to equal opportunities and to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced CRB check is required for all successful candidates.

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SUPPORT VACANCIES Required for September 2012 Permanent Full Time

Teaching Assistant for Year 5 Level 2

Mount Wise Community Primary School James Street, Devonport, Plymouth, Devon PL1 4LA Telephone: 01752 567602 Fax: 01752 605332 Email: mount.wise.primary.school@plymouth.gov.uk Website: www.mountwiseprimary.co.uk Headteacher: Chris West BEd(Hons)

Required for September 2012, an enthusiastic and motivated TA to join Mount Wise in our Key Stage Two team within Year 5. This post will suit someone who is hardworking and supportive of children’s learning alongside a dedicated teacher. Mount Wise is a satisfactory improving school, with many outstanding features including behaviour and links with its community partners and parents. We are looking for someone who: • has an understanding and experience of children working in Key Stage Two; • has good basic literacy, numeracy and ICT skills; • is caring and has confidence working with children; • has a firm but fair attitude towards children; • records progress of the children as required by the class teacher; • liaises with parents where necessary; • is able to develop positive behaviour strategies; • works well as part of a team and has a good sense of humour! In return we can offer you: • the opportunity to work alongside a highly motivated and welcoming team; • a commitment to professional development including in house training with our school’s allocated Educational Psychologist; • performance management. If you are interested in the post please contact us to arrange a visit and or request an application form and other details on 01752 567602 or e-mail mount.wise.primary.school@plymouth.gov.uk Closing date: Monday 2nd July 2012. Interview date: Friday 13th July 2012. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children, and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced CRB disclosure will be required to be undertaken.

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SUPPORT VACANCIES Required for September 2012 Permanent Full Time

Teaching Assistant for Foundation Level 2

Mount Wise Community Primary School James Street, Devonport, Plymouth, Devon PL1 4LA Telephone: 01752 567602 Fax: 01752 605332 Email: mount.wise.primary.school@plymouth.gov.uk Website: www.mountwiseprimary.co.uk Headteacher: Chris West BEd(Hons)

Required for September 2012, an enthusiastic and motivated TA to join Mount Wise in our foundation class. This post will suit someone who is keen to work and support young children’s learning as part of a flexible and hard working team. Mount Wise is a satisfactory improving school, with many outstanding features including behaviour and links with its community partners and parents. We are looking for someone who: • has an understanding and experience of the Early Years; • good basic literacy, numeracy and ICT skills; • is caring and has confidence working with children; • has a firm but fair attitude towards children; • records progress of the children as required by the class teacher; • liaises with parents where necessary; • is able to develop positive behaviour strategies; • works well as part of a team and has a good sense of humour! In return we can offer you: • the opportunity to work alongside a highly motivated and welcoming team; • a commitment to professional development including in house training with our school’s allocated Educational Psychologist; • performance management. If you are interested in the post please contact us to arrange a visit and or request an application form and other details on 01752 567602 or e-mail mount.wise.primary.school@plymouth.gov.uk. Closing date: Monday 2nd July 2012. Interview date: Friday 13th July 2012. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children, and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced CRB disclosure will be required to be undertaken.

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SUPPORT VACANCIES Required for September 2012,

Full Time Teaching Assistant - YEAR 1 Temporary Level 1

Mount Wise Community Primary School James Street, Devonport, Plymouth, Devon PL1 4LA Telephone: 01752 567602 Fax: 01752 605332 Email: mount.wise.primary.school@plymouth.gov.uk Website: www.mountwiseprimary.co.uk Headteacher: Chris West BEd(Hons)

Required for September 2012, an enthusiastic and motivated TA to join Mount Wise to support two children, one with a statement of special educational needs and the other undergoing assessment for a statement. This post will suit someone who is hardworking and supportive of children with specific needs alongside a flexible and hardworking team. Mount Wise is a satisfactory improving school, with many outstanding features including behaviour and links with its community partners and parents. We are looking for someone who: • • • • • • • • • •

has experience with working with SEN children; is aware of and follows the school’s SEN Policy to support specific children; liaises with class teachers, the SENco and other professionals about individual children and follow their Individual Education Plans; records progress of the children as required by the class teacher, SENco or other professionals; liaises with parents where necessary; has good basic literacy and numeracy skills; is caring and has confidence when working with children; has a firm but fair attitude towards children; is able to develop positive behaviour strategies; works well as part of a team and has a good sense of humour!

In return we can offer you: • •

the opportunity to work alongside a highly motivated and welcoming team; a commitment to professional development including in house training with our school’s allocated Educational Psychologist;

• performance management. If you are interested in the post please contact us to arrange a visit and or request an application form and other details on 01752 567602 or e-mail mount.wise.primary.school@plymouth.gov.uk. Closing date: Monday 2nd July 2012. Interview date: Thursday 12th July 2012. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children, and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced CRB disclosure will be required to be undertaken.

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SUPPORT VACANCIES Required for September 2012

Teaching Assistant - YEAR 1 Temporary 0.8 (4 days) Level 1

Mount Wise Community Primary School James Street, Devonport, Plymouth, Devon PL1 4LA Telephone: 01752 567602 Fax: 01752 605332 Email: mount.wise.primary.school@plymouth.gov.uk Website: www.mountwiseprimary.co.uk Headteacher: Chris West BEd(Hons)

Required for September 2012, an enthusiastic and motivated TA to join Mount Wise to support one child within a class setting who has a statement of special educational needs. This post will suit someone who is hardworking and supportive of a child with specific needs alongside a flexible and hardworking team. Mount Wise is a satisfactory improving school, with many outstanding features including behaviour and links with its community partners and parents. We are looking for someone who: • • • • • • • • •

has experience with working with SEN children; is aware of and follows the school’s SEN Policy to support specific children; liaises with class teachers, the SENco and other professionals about individual children and follow their Individual Education Plans; records progress of the children as required by the class teacher, SENco or other professionals; liaises with parents where necessary; has good basic literacy and numeracy skills; is caring and has confidence when working with children; has a firm but fair attitude towards children; is able to develop positive behaviour strategies;

• works well as part of a team and has a good sense of humour! In return we can offer you: • •

the opportunity to work alongside a highly motivated and welcoming team; a commitment to professional development including in house training with our school’s allocated Educational Psychologist;

• performance management. If you are interested in the post please contact us to arrange a visit and or request an application form and other details on 01752 567602 or e-mail mount.wise.primary.school@plymouth.gov.uk. Closing date: Monday 2nd July 2012. Interview date: Thursday 12th July 2012. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children, and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced CRB disclosure will be required to be undertaken.

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SUPPORT VACANCIES NOR – 280 September 2012 “This is a good school.......and some features are now outstanding.” (OFSTED 2011)

EXPERIENCED ICT TECHNICIAN REQUIRED FOR 1 YEAR Austin Farm Community Primary School Delamere Road, Eggbuckland Plymouth PL6 5XQ Telephone: (01752) 705367 Email : admin@austinfarm.org.uk Acting Head Teacher: Mrs Gill Grantham

Austin Farm Community Primary School is looking to appoint an experienced I.C.T. technician for 20 hours per week (term time only) Grade E; to be responsible for and manage the running of ICT systems within our school. This will require using ones own initiative to troubleshoot and rectify ICT problems. We are looking for a resourceful, creative and dynamic person who uses specialist skills with up to date knowledge of windows server 2008R2, windows 7 and JOOMLA. The successful candidate will also be required to maintain and update school website, support students and assist the ICT coordinator to help develop curriculum provision. The post holder will have regular contact with children. Visits are warmly welcome by appointment. Please contact the school for an application pack. Closing Date: Friday 29th June 2012. Interviews: Week commencing 9th July 2012. Austin Farm Community Primary School is committed to equal opportunities and to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced CRB check is required for all successful candidates.

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SUPPORT VACANCIES Required for September 2012

FULL-TIME TEACHING ASSISTANT Level 2, Grade C The governing body of Mount Street Primary School is looking to appoint a TA who is dynamic and creative. They must have experience in developing and assisting children in their own learning and be able to carry out effective and informative observations in line with the EYFS.

Mount Street Greenbank, Plymouth, PL4 8NZ Tel: (01752) 205091 Fax: (01752) 205092 Email: mount.st.primary.school@plymouth.gov.uk Roll: 230 Headteacher: Mrs S Roberts

We require someone who:• Holds a Teaching Assistant Certificate or equivalent qualifications and has recent experience predominately in the Foundation Stage • Is experienced in engaging children in their own learning through observations and high expectations • Is committed to inclusion and personalised learning • Is an excellent communicator and team player We can offer:• A school culture that promotes creativity and enthusiasm for learning in our children • Support in developing the skills and attributes required to continue being an effective TA • A progressive and creative approach to the children’s learning • A strong school ethos embedded by Cooperative Values For further information about the school and vacancy information please visit: www.mountstreet.plymouth.sch.uk Closing date: 8.30am, Monday 2nd July 2012. Interviews: Monday 9th and Tuesday 10th July 2012. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to a fully enhanced CRB.

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FULL-TIME HLTA Teaching Assistant Grade E

Mount Street Greenbank, Plymouth, PL4 8NZ Tel: (01752) 205091 Fax: (01752) 205092 Email: mount.st.primary.school@plymouth.gov.uk Roll: 230 Headteacher: Mrs S Roberts

Due to retirement the governing body of Mount Street Primary School is looking to appoint a HLTA who is dynamic and creative. They must have experience in planning and leading differentiated learning experiences across KS2 and be able to effectively monitor and report pupil progress. We require someone who:• Holds a HLTA Teaching Assistant Certificate or equivalent qualifications and has recent experience predominately in KS2 • Is experienced in planning and engaging children in learning through explicit high expectations • Is committed to inclusion and personalised learning • Is an excellent communicator and team player We can offer:• A school culture that promotes creativity and enthusiasm for learning in our children • Support in developing the skills and attributes required to continue being an effective HLTA • A progressive and creative approach to the children’s learning • A strong school ethos embedded by Cooperative Values For further information about the school and vacancy information please visit: www.mountstreet.plymouth.sch.uk Closing date: 8.30am, Monday 2nd July 2012. Interviews: Monday 9th and Tuesday 10th July 2012 We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to a fully enhanced CRB.

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Clerk to Governors 120 hours per annum Grade C points 17-18 £1,198 We wish to appoint a Clerk to support the governing body at the school. Duties will involve preparing agendas and paperwork for meetings, taking minutes and advising governors on procedural matters. Confidentiality will be required at all times. Meetings are held in the early evening.

Leigham Primary School Cockington Close, Leigham, Plymouth, PL6 8RF Tel: 01752 790990 Website: www.leigham-primary.plymouth.sch.uk. Headteacher Mrs J Bellamy

Leigham Primary School …… a caring, learning community

If you are interested, please download an information pack and application form from our website www.leigham-primary.plymouth.sch.uk. Closing date: Noon, Monday 2nd July 2012. Interviews will be held during w/c 9th July 2012. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced CRB disclosure will be required to be undertaken.

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SUPPORT VACANCIES Required from September 2012

Receptionist/Administrative Assistant Salary Range: Grade B (ÂŁ7.04 to ÂŁ8.00ph) 35 Hrs per week, 39 Weeks per annum

Riverside Community School Poole Park Road, Barne Barton Plymouth PL5 1DD Tel: 01752 365297 Email: admin@riverside.plymouth.sch.uk Roll: 480 + 36 Place Nursery, Ages 3 to 11 Headteacher: Mr Brian Jones

Required from September 2012 to support our very busy and welcoming school office, as first point of contact for visitors and parents. You must be well organised, efficient, friendly and approachable with excellent communication skills. Main tasks will include Reception duties, telephone, mail duties, clerical support, general typing for school, other IT based tasks, dinner numbers, liaising with the caretaker. This position has the opportunity to progress due to the ever changing nature of work in Education Support. Visits to the school are most welcome and can be arranged by contacting the school office. If you feel this is the job for you, please apply by letter enclosing a CV, including details of your relevant experience and 2 referees to the Head Teacher. Closing date for Applications: 25 June 2012. Interviews to take place: 5 July 2012. The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and all staff require an enhanced CRB disclosure.

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FAMILY INCLUSION WORKER Salary Range: Grade C, Point 18 - 20Hrs per week, 39 Weeks per annum The Governors are seeking to appoint a hard working, enthusiastic and caring Family Inclusion Worker to work closely with our most vulnerable families.

Riverside Community School Poole Park Road, Barne Barton Plymouth PL5 1DD Tel: 01752 365297 Email: admin@riverside.plymouth.sch.uk Roll: 480 + 36 Place Nursery, Ages 3 to 11 Headteacher: Mr Brian Jones

We are looking for someone who can:• Address the barriers within / surrounding the family which hinder children making progress. • Improve the quality of communication between the school and home so that parents and carers actively support the school in the maintenance of good behaviour and attendance. • Support parents and pupils through a school transition period. • Create a mutual regard between parents and carers, pupils and teachers, through honest and open communication. • Provide impartial information and support for parenting. • To work with parents and carers to support their role in achieving the five outcomes for children as set out in Every Child Matters. At Riverside we aim to work in partnership with parents to provide each child with the best possible education, both academically and socially. Great care is taken to ensure that the talents and needs of each child are recognised and valued. Above all, our school is a place where mutual respect for all is encouraged. Visits to the school are welcome and can be arranged by contacting the school office. If you feel this is the job for you, please apply by letter to Mrs Ann Warren, Inclusion Coordinator, including details of your relevant experience and 2 referees. Closing date for Applications: 27 June 2012. Interview date: 10 July 2012. The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and all staff require an enhanced CRB disclosure.

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Administrative Assistant £7.04 -£8.00 per hour Part Time, 15 hours per week (Monday - Friday 8.30am – 11.30am) 39 weeks per annum.

Lipson Vale Primary School Bernice Terrace, Lipson, Plymouth PL4 7HW (Roll 365) Tel: 01752 224801 Email: lipson.vale.primary.school@plymouth.gov.uk Website: http://lipsonvale.createprimary.net

The governors are seeking to appoint a hard-working and enthusiastic individual to work in our busy school office from 3rd September. The role involves a variety of administration and reception duties and will involve working with parents, staff, pupils, governors and members of the public.

Post 2.

Clerk to Governors £8.72 per hour Part Time 100 hours per annum Required to start 3rd September. Duties include: preparation of agendas, recording minutes, circulating agendas, minutes and papers; dealing with correspondence, advising Governors of procedures and liaising with the Chair of Governors. Word processing, e-literacy skills and access to a computer are expected but training in procedural matters will be provided. If you are interested in either/both of the above posts, please email Dawn Pearce for an application form and further details or send a large A4 size SAE to the above address. Closing date for both posts: 26th June 2012. Interview date: Thursday 5th July 2012. 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 CRB disclosure is required for these posts.

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Temporary School Administrator to cover maternity leave Grade B, £13,589 - £15,444 pro-rata Part Time, 32½ hours per week, 38 weeks per annum

Prince Rock Primary School Embankment Road, Prince Rock, Plymouth, Devon PL4 9JF www.princerock.plymouth.sch.uk (Roll 211)

“This is an outstanding school. Everything about it just keeps getting better and better and the children benefit from a stunning range of experiences”. Ofsted 2010 One of our school administrator’s is going on maternity leave so governors are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and well organised individual to join our office team from 1st September 2012. You will be working in a place where ‘the whole school exudes pride, joy and a strong sense of self-belief’. (Ofsted 2010) Supporting both the School Business Manager and Senior School Administrator you will be required to be a highly organized and flexible individual able to undertake a range of general administrative and financial duties. Experience of word processing and Microsoft packages is essential for this post, and knowledge of SIMS/FMS6 would be an advantage but not essential as training would be provided. You must enjoy working alongside others as part of a team and be able to present a positive and friendly approach to our children and their parents alike. If you feel you could make a difference to our school then please get in touch. For an informal discussion please contact Carol Smith, School Administrator, on 01752 257698. Please email prince.rock.primary.school@plymouth.gov.uk for further details and an application form which will be sent to you electronically, or contact Prince Rock Primary School on 01752 257698 for the application form to be sent in the post. Closing date: Noon, 25th June 2012. Interview date: 3rd July 2012. 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 CRB disclosure is required for this post and full reference checks with previous employers will be undertaken.

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TEMPORARY 1-1 TEACHING ASSISTANT Salary Range: Grade C, 26.25Hrs per week, 39 Weeks per annum

Riverside Community School Poole Park Road, Barne Barton Plymouth PL5 1DD Tel: 01752 365297 Email: admin@riverside.plymouth.sch.uk Roll: 480 + 36 Place Nursery, Ages 3 to 11 Headteacher: Mr Brian Jones

Required from 1st September 2012, the Governors are seeking to appoint a hard working, enthusiastic, energetic Teaching Assistant to work with a Key Stage One child with cerebral palsy. Previous experience as a Teaching Assistant would be an advantage as would supporting a child in a 1 to 1 situation. At Riverside we aim to work in partnership with parents to provide each child with the best possible education, both academically and socially. Great care is taken to ensure that the talents and needs of each child are recognised and valued. Above all, our school is a place where mutual respect for all is encouraged, The person appointed will need to undergo training in providing daily physiotherapy and manual handling, and be willing to provide intimate care. All training requirements for the above will be supplied. Riverside School is a popular, large purpose built school in a wonderful waterfront location. The school has friendly and exceptionally hardworking staff. Visits to the school are most welcome and can be arranged by contacting the school office. If you feel this is the job for you, please apply by letter to Mrs Ann Warren, Inclusion Coordinator, including details of your relevant experience and 2 referees. Closing Date for Applications: 27 June 2012 Interview Date: 11 July 2012 The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and all staff require an enhanced CRB disclosure.

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Voucher No.2 Edition: No. 9 20th June 2012

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Chance to Win an Apple iPod in our competition To enter, print this voucher each week for 5 weeks (edition 8 to edition 12). In edition 12 there will be an entry form. Attach your 5 vouchers and fill in the entry form. Only one entry per school. See edition 12 for full details. PAPH, Room 129, UCP MARJON, Derriford Road, Plymouth PL6 8BH

Plymouth Association

We propose to place an of advertisement Primary Heads in the Herald each week to point applications at The Schools’ Post Website. This will help to generate more enquires to the site and therefore increase the number of hits. There will be an additional charge for each position that is listed (The more schools that use it - the cheaper it is). At this time the estimated cost ranges from £50 to £65 for each position. The cost with the cost of The Schools’ Post is still substantially cheaper than a full advertisement in the Herald. Opposite is this weeks listing in the Herald ......

Plymouth Primary School Vacancies Teacher - KS1 - Southernway Federation Teacher - KS2 - Southernway Federation Teacher - KS2 (0.4) - Southernway Federation ICT Technician for 1 year Austin Farm Community

Clerk to Governors - Leigham School HLTA Teaching Assistant - Mount Street Teaching Assistant - Mount Street Part-time 1:1 Teaching Assistants Austin Farm Community

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