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27th June 2012


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

TEACHING VACANCIES Required for September 2012

FOUNDATION TEACHER - MPS Temporary (Maternity Leave)

Knowle Primary School Ringmore Way, West Park, Plymouth PL5 3QG Tel: 01752 365364 Email: knowle.primary.school@plymouth.gov.uk

Required for September 2012, an excellent class teacher, with a flair for and an excitement about early learning. The post will be on a temporary basis, from the beginning of the autumn term, to cover maternity leave, for one of our foundation classes, initially for the whole academic year. We are looking to employ an experienced and enthusiastic classroom practitioner who has a clear vision for high quality teaching and learning. You will be dynamic and have high aspirations for our pupils and will have good interpersonal skills, be a good team player and have a lively sense of humour! An understanding of the EYFS Curriculum is essential.

Required for September 2012

PART-TIME TEACHERS - MPS Temporary Approximately 14.5 hours per week Required for September 2012 two part-time teachers to join our successful school. The posts will entail you covering PPA/management time of teachers across the school each afternoon, with an additional morning (making one full day) plus your own PPA time, making up the remainder of your week – approximately 14.5 hours in total. You will have excellent classroom skills, a supportive and friendly approach, the ability to provide the highest quality learning opportunities and an upto-date knowledge of the curriculum. You will demonstrate a commitment to accelerate the learning of the children in your class and have a clear understanding of assessment for learning. Applications are welcome from recently qualified and more experienced teachers for all posts. Please contact the school for an application form and further details. Applications should be sent to Judy Milford (Headteacher), Knowle Primary School, Ringmore Way, West Park, Plymouth, PL5 3QG. Closing date for applications for all three posts is: Noon, Tuesday 9th 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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TEACHING VACANCIES Required for 4th September 2012

HIGHER LEVEL TEACHING ASSISTANT St Margaret’s Academy Barewell Road, Torquay, Devon TQ1 4PA Tel: 01803 327090 Fax: 01803 322168 Email: admin@st-margarets.torbay.sch.uk www.stmargaretstorbay.co.uk

Hours are 26.65 per week (term-time only). Salary £11,640 to £12,766. We wish to appoint an enthusiastic, caring and committed person to work as a Higher Level Teaching Assistant. Candidates should have HLTA status or be a qualified teacher for this post. Please e-mail or telephone the Academy for an application form at admin@st-margarets.torbay.sch.uk or 01803 327090 Closing date: 9 July 2012 Interview date: 13 July 2012

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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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SUPPORT VACANCIES Permanent

Caretaker/Cleaner Grade D – 25 Hours per week all year – 25 Days annual leave We wish to appoint a reliable, flexible and friendly individual to join our team. You will be required to:

Marlborough Primary School

• Carry out key holder duties and respond to emergency call-outs.

Morice Square, Devonport, Plymouth PL1 4NJ Tel: 01752 567681 Headteacher: Mr J Griffiths Roll: 197 Email: marlborough.primary.school@plymouth.gov.uk Website: www.marlborough.plymouth.sch.uk

• Undertake letting duties. • Cleaning duties. • Assist the Headteacher with general security of the school premises. • Carry out daily inspections of the premises and report findings. Help maintain the internal and external fabric of the school. • Carry out the supervision and allocation of work to a team of cleaning staff. • Be responsible for ordering a range of cleaning materials. • Carry out minor repairs and liaise with external contractors. • Undertake other duties appropriate to the grade of the post. An application form and further details (large A4 Size SAE please) from the Headteacher, or via email: marlborough.primary.school@plymouth.gov.uk or the application pack is available to download from our school website www.marlborough.plymouth.sch.uk Closing date: Friday 6th July 2012. Interview date: Tuesday 10th July 2012. We are committed to safeguarding children and promoting their welfare, and the post will be subject to an enhanced CRB check.

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SUPPORT VACANCIES Required from September 2012

LEVEL 2 TEACHING ASSISTANT NJC Grade C Permanent, Part Time, 0.6 Fte

Chaddlewood Primary School Hemerdon Heights, Plympton, Plymouth, PL7 2EU Email: chaddlewood.primary.school@plymouth.gov.uk Website: www.chaddlewood-primary.plymouth.sch.uk

We are keen to appoint a flexible, highly skilled and motivated individual to join and support our team in Year 6 to raise standards still further.. The ideal candidate will have at least an NVQ3, experience of working with pupils in KS2 and be able to demonstrate exceptional literacy and numeracy skills. The hours will be every morning from Monday to Friday and one afternoon per week. We would be pleased to hear from all prospective candidates. As Investors in People we are firmly committed to a supportive induction programme. Please contact the Headteacher or Deputy Headteacher on 01752 337450 for an informal chat. An application form is available from Mr Simon Mower, Headteacher, by sending a large stamped A4 self-addressed envelope to the above address or from the school website. Closing date: Noon, 9th July 2012. This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to a satisfactory Enhanced Criminal Records Bureau Disclosure.

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SUPPORT VACANCIES Required for 4th September 2012

Administrative Assistant Permanent Salary: GRADE B - £12,787 - £ 13,589 FTE Part-Time – 2 days per week (14 hrs) Job Share

Eden Park Primary School Academy Eden Park, Brixham, Devon TQ5 9NH Telephone: 01803 854011 Fax: 01803 852678 Email: admin@eppsa.org.uk

We are looking for someone who: • Has a sunny smile to greet visitors. • Has great relationships with children and adults. • Works well under pressure. • Is hardworking, efficient and energetic. • Has good ICT skills. You will find us to be a school that is: • A happy place for staff and children. • Busy, with a great ethos. • Innovative and forward thinking. • Committed to providing children with rich and varied learning experiences as part of an exciting meaningful curriculum. Please visit the ‘Vacancies’ section on our website, www.eden-park-primary.torbay.sch.uk for further information and a downloadable application form. Please e-mail completed application form to kkies@eppsa.org.uk Closing date: 6th July 2012. The position is subject to an enhanced CRB check. 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 Required from September 2012

RECEPTIONIST/ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT 35 Hrs per week, 39 weeks per annum, Grade B

Salisbury Road Primary Salisbury Road, St Judes, Plymouth, PL4 8QZ Tel: 01752 660566 Email: salisbury.road.primary.school@plymouth.gov.uk Website: www.salisburyroad.plymouth.sch.uk/

Required from September 2012 to support our expanding and very busy office. As first point of contact for parents and visitors to the school you must be personable, well organised, have excellent communication skills and an excellent telephone manner. Tasks will include receptions duties, answering the telephone, taking messages, clerical support, typing, general IT based tasks and photocopying. To apply for this position please reply in writing enclosing a CV including details of your relevant experience and 2 referees to the Headteacher. Closing Date: Friday 6th July 2012. Interviews to take place the week beginning: Monday 16th July 2012. The position is subject to an enhanced CRB check. 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 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 Applicants need to apply by 9am on 4th July 2012. Interviews to be held on Friday 6th July in the afternoon.

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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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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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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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