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Chulmleigh Primary School Part time, temporary Teaching Assistant & Mealtime Assistant

Chulmleigh Primary School

Part time, temporary Teaching Assistant

Grade C - £9.99 - £10.39 per hour

(depending on experience)

27.5 hours per week x 39 weeks per annum


Part time, temporary Mealtime Assistant

Grade A – £9.50 per hour

2.5 hours per week x 39 weeks per annum.

Required from September 2022


We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, committed, patient and motivated Teaching Assistant to join our support team at Chulmleigh Primary School.

The successful candidate will support the transition and learning of a pupil joining our Reception class in September. You will be tenacious and committed to supporting the needs of individual pupils whilst being an excellent team player and communicator.

Previous experience of working with pupils with different abilities would be an advantage.  You will also need to demonstrate a real interest in supporting the development of individuals. 

The post is temporary and will be subject to the continued attendance of the pupil and/or the result of any special needs or funding review.

Candidates should demonstrate the following skills and attributes:

  • A good standard of English and Mathematics
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Patience and positivity
  • Support inclusion and be fully committed to ensuring the very best for all our pupils
  • The ability to support colleagues, use positive behaviour management strategies and ensure the school continues its excellent provision for all pupils


We are pleased to be able to offer the successful candidate an additional role as a Mealtime Assistant. The post involves supervising and providing support for the pupil during the lunch break.

An application form and job description are available below.   

Please download and complete the application form and email it to

As employers we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and in that regard have appropriate policies and procedures.  All staff undertake a criminal record check via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and interviews will include questions about safeguarding children.

Closing date:  10am Tuesday, 5th July 2022

Interview date: Monday 11th July 2022