Teaching Assistant, Plymouth

Closing date:

Mayflower Community AcademyPlymouth

Date posted:
Start date: January 2018 or earlier if possible
Contract type: Part Time / Full Time
Salary: £16,781 - £18,070 pro rata per annum plus access to Local Government Pension Scheme
Contract term: Permanent

Teaching Assistants Required 

Hours: 08.30 – 15.15 (31.25 x 38 weeks per year) 

Days: Monday – Friday 

‘Together we can …’

As a newly formed Academy with Plymouth University as our sponsors, we seek to appoint outstanding Teaching Assistants who are:

  • highly motivated by the prospect of being a role model for pupils and raising standards across the academy and its community
  • highly motivated by the prospect of working alongside Plymouth University to raise standards 

We are particularly keen to receive applications from perspective Teaching Assistants who have creative skills linked to the arts and / or sport. Candidates should be able to skilfully coordinate wider opportunities for our community. Applications from candidates who, in the longer term, are interested in moving into teaching are also welcomed.

We can offer:  

  • enhanced opportunities to develop and share best practice. As a University sponsored Academy we work directly in partnership with Plymouth LA, PTSA and its National Leaders of Education. The successful candidate will have opportunities to work in tandem with Plymouth’s most talented and proven practitioners; 
  • the opportunity to work within our forward thinking Academy that is already a Beacon School for Learning in the Natural Environment.

Visits to the school are welcomed and recommended so please contact Mr David Sammels, Headteacher, for further details or to arrange a tour. For a job description and to apply please go to:


Closing date for applications: Sunday 3rd December- midnight
Interviews will take place: Wednesday 6th or Thursday 7th December

We actively support equality and opportunity. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Each post is subject to an enhanced DBS check and Disclosure by Association

‘Together we can …’

Mayflower Community Academy
41 Ham Drive Plymouth, PL2 2NJ

Tel: (01752) 365730
Email: school.office@mayfloweracademy.org
Website: www.mayfloweracademy.org 

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More about Mayflower Community Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 11 years
Address: 41 Ham Drive, Plymouth, Devon, PL2 2NJ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1752 365730
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