Teaching Assistant

Closing date: 14/10/2019
Interview date: 31/10/2019
  • Start date:          As soon as possible
  • Job term:          Temporary to end of Summer Term 2020
  • Location:           Tavistock College
  • Salary:                Grade C, actual salary £11,623 per annum
  • Hours:               27.5 hours per week (term time + non pupil days)
  • Closing Date:    Monday 14th October 2019, 9.00am
  • Interview Date: Thursday 31st October 2019

Tavistock College is part of The Dartmoor Multi Academy Trust (DMAT), a MAT consisting of 3 secondary and 13 primary schools. As an academy we actively promote the values and principles of the International Co-operative Alliance.

We are looking to recruit enthusiastic people who really want to make a difference to the lives of our students.  Joining Tavistock College you would be able to access high quality training and development to support classroom practice.

The purpose of the job is to work under the direct instruction of SENDCo/teaching/senior staff, usually in the classroom with the teacher, to support access to learning for students and provide support to the teacher in the learning and progress of students in the classroom.  Work will take place outside the main teaching area and will involve intervention and mentoring type activities.


Tavistock College can offer you:


  • a supportive professional development programme
  • a co-operative inclusive academy ethos with high expectations for all students and staff
  • a professionally stimulating and supportive working environment


You will be:

  • a motivating and inspiring role model demonstrating high expectations for all of our students to

achieve their potential

  • passionate and committed to improve the lives of young people




All schools in The Dartmoor Multi Academy Trust 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 required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure Barring Service (DBS).


For further details and an application pack please or visit our website


Please return your completed application to recruitment@tavistockcollege.org