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Teaching Assistant Level 2

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Teaching Assistant

Devonshire Primary Academy

Contract: Temporary until 31/08/2021

Hours: 30 hours per week, term time only

Salary: NJC Grade C SCP 5-6 £19,312 - £19,698 per annum, pro rata

Closing Date: 22nd September 2020 Noon

The Governors of Devonshire Primary Academy are looking to appoint a highly motivated, dynamic, hardworking and enthusiastic teaching assistant to join the our team.  We are a two form entry Academy in Blackpool and are lucky to have a high ratio of staff and excellent, modern facilities. 

The post is 30 hours per week – term time only.  This is a temporary post until 31st August 2021, at which time it will be reviewed in line with the school budget.

We are seeking an outstanding Teaching Assistant who is passionate about learning.  The successful candidate will be highly ambitious for pupils and ensure they are truly engaged in their learning.  We are looking for someone who is committed to the children and has the drive to give them the best experience and learning opportunities possible.

The successful candidate will:

  • have high expectations of learning and behaviour for themselves and others
  • provide a nurturing approach to teaching, behaviour and learning
  • be supportive of the distinctive ethos and values of our Academy
  • lead a range of focused activities that promote learning
  • work as a team member and report back to supervisors and senior management
  • have an understanding of the Primary Curriculum
  • demonstrate a commitment to safeguarding our children's welfare and wellbeing

 We can offer:

  •  a team of hardworking, dedicated staff
  •  the opportunity to be part of an improving school
  •  opportunities for continued professional development
  •  an opportunity to make a difference

Unfortunately, visits to the Academy are not permitted at this time but please peruse the website to gain an insight into our wonderful school.

The closing date for applications is Tuesday 22nd September at 12:00 noon and interviews will take place on Monday 28th September.  Application forms can be downloaded from this webpage and are returnable to Mrs Sam Drummond (Business Manager), preferably by email address at, or by post to:

Devonshire Primary Academy

Devonshire Road



Please download an application form here.

We look forward to receiving your application should you wish to apply.

Our Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to volunteer to share this commitment.  Appointment is subject to successful references and an enhanced DBS.  The post you are applying for is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013). If successful, you will be required to apply to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) for a 'disclosure'.  Information provided by you or the Disclosure and Barring Service will be dealt with in a confidential manner in accordance with the DBS's Code of Practice. You may view the Code of Practice on the DBS website at

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22nd Sep 2020

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