We currently have four roles available within support staff.  Please click on the links below for details:

Early Years Practitioners - Required September 2021

Based at Broadclyst, Westclyst & Monkerton Community Primary Schools, Exeter 

Yeo Valley Primary School, Barnstaple 

This is an exciting time to join us at Cornerstone Academy Trust, with schools based on the edge of Exeter in East Devon and in the coastal town of Barnstaple in North Devon. Our brand-new Nursery opens at Monkerton Community Primary School in September. We are looking for Early Years Practitioners to be based in each of our four School NurseriesWe offer wrap around provision from 8am until 6pm and we have recently introduced sessions during school holiday periodsOur Nurseries all offer education from 2 years old to 5 years old.

We are seeking to recruit dedicated and professional Early Years Practitioners to work alongside our EYFS Teachers and Deputy Nursery Leaders to support children in all areas of the Early Years curriculum. You will assist in the preparation of the learning environment, liaising with parents, maintaining pupil records and carrying out a range of administrative tasks. Relevant experience of working with early years children and relevant qualifications are required (e.g. NVQ level 3 or equivalent or higher).

The positionare permanent and available from September 2021. Core working hours are 30 per week, starting at 9.00am, finishing at 3.30pm, with a 30-minute lunch break. However, you must be able to work some sessions between 8am and 9am, and 3.30pm to 6pm when needed. The core role is term time only plus an additional two weeks including the five non-pupil days (totalling 40 weeks per annum), but we are also needing availability for our all year round offer, meaning candidates must be able to work some weeks of the school holidays.

The salary will be between £17,190 (if over 25) and £20,379 pro rata. This allows for progression within the role in line with our appraisal and professional development processes. The actual salary will be lower to reflect the hours per week and the weeks per year.  

Our employees have access to the Local Government pension scheme, a health scheme, a cycle to work scheme and subsidised meals in our staff café with food cooked and served by our own chefs. Successful candidates will be provided with state-of-the-art IT equipment to help them fulfil their duties and we support all staff with an investment in their professional development through training and a good performance management process, where a bonus is payable to those who achieve highly. 

Cornerstone Academy Trust is responsible for Broadclyst, Monkerton, Westclyst and Yeo Valley Primary Schools and the newly open Monkerton Community Primary SchoolEach of the school Nurseries are well equipped and resourced providing a state-of-the-art modern learning environment for the children.

For further information about our schools, please visit our website www.tcat.education

Visits to the schools are welcome by prior arrangement. These will be conducted virtually whilst COVID restrictions apply. It is likely that the interviews will need to take place virtually via Microsoft Teams.

We look forward to receiving your application and hopefully meeting you as part of the recruitment process.

An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check is required for all our posts. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

Please specify on application which school(s) you are applying to. 

Dates and Downloads

Closing date: Friday 14th May 2021

Interview date: Tuesday 25th May or Wednesday 26th May 2021

Job Description  .  Person Specification  .  Application Form  .  Equal Opportunities

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School Librarian – Required September 2021 

Based at Broadclyst, Westclyst & Monkerton Community Primary Schools, Exeter 

This is an exciting time to join us at Cornerstone Academy Trust, with schools based on the edge of Exeter in East Devon and in the coastal town of Barnstaple in North Devon. Due to the expansion of the Academy Trust and the opening of a brand-new library in the newly built school in the Monkerton area of Exeter this coming September, we are wishing to recruit a dedicated and professional Librarian who will work alongside our other librarians with children of all ages across the school.

Based at one of our three Exeter schoolswe are looking for someone who loves books and reading, has a sound and demonstrable knowledge of children’s literature, and has a desire to assist children progress in their reading skills throughout their time at primary school. The postholder will use an online library resource management system alongside Microsoft Teams and Office365 and so must be proficient in the use of IT. As a Trust which is also responsible for an English Hub (a DfE programme aimed at sharing best practice in the teaching of reading and English), our librarians play an important role in supporting our children and role modelling these best practices.

Required in September 2021, the post is permanent. It is 40 hours per week, for 40 weeks a year (term time plus 5 non-pupil days, plus one week in the summer holiday). Normal hours of work will be Monday to Friday from 8.30am to 5.00pm, with 30-minute lunch break.

The salary will be between £17,190 (if over 23) and £20,379 pro rata. This allows for progression within the role in line with our appraisal and professional development processes. The actual salary will be lower to reflect the hours per week and the weeks per year. 

Our employees have access to the Local Government pension scheme, a health scheme, a cycle to work scheme and subsidised meals in our staff café with food cooked and served by our own chefs. Successful candidates will be provided with state-of-the-art IT equipment to help them fulfil their duties and we support all staff with an investment in their professional development through training and a good performance management process, where a bonus is payable to those who achieve highly.

Cornerstone Academy Trust is responsible for Broadclyst, Westclyst and Yeo Valley Primary Schools and the newly open Monkerton Community Primary School.

For further information about our schools, please visit our website www.tcat.education

Visits to the schools are welcome by prior arrangement. These will be conducted virtually whilst COVID restrictions apply. It is likely that the interviews will need to take place virtually via Microsoft Teams.

We look forward to receiving your application and hopefully meeting you as part of the recruitment process.

An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check is required for all our posts. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

Dates and Downloads

Closing date: Friday 21st May 2021

Interview date: Wednesday 9th June 2021

Job Description  .  Person Specification  .  Application Form  .  Equal Opportunities

Please email all completed forms to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Art Teaching Assistant – Required September 2021 

Exeter based 

This is an exciting time to join us at Cornerstone Academy Trust with its schools based on the edge of Exeter in East Devon and in the coastal town of Barnstaple in North Devon. Due to the expansion of the Academy Trust with new year groups opening at the new schools of Westclyst and Monkerton, we are wishing to recruita dedicated and professional Art teaching assistant who will work alongside children of all ages across the school.You will work closely with the Creative Arts Lead and art teachers along with the otherArt TAs working within the Trust.

We are seeking to employ someone who will have a sound and demonstrable knowledge of art as a curriculum subject, including well known artists, and be able to use different art techniques skilfully and creativelyto a good standard. You will need to haveexperience of working with children and have a desire to assist them in making good progress in their artwork throughout their time at primary school. The postholder will be responsible for leading small groups of children on their ownand will take pride in teaching children to achieve highly within the arts and so will be involved in monitoring their performance and progress.

Relevant qualifications and experience in both art and working with children would be desirable. 

Required in September 2021, the post is fixed term in the first instance. It is 30 hours per week, for 40 weeks a year (term time plus 5 non-pupil days, plus one week in the summer holiday). Normal hours of work will be Monday to Friday from 9.00am to 3.30pm, with 30-minute lunch break.

The salary will be between £17,190 (if over 23) and £20,379pro rata. This allows for progression within the role in line with our appraisal and professional development processes.The actual salary will be lower to reflect the hours per week and the weeks per year.

Our employees have access to the Local Government pension scheme, a health scheme, a cycle to work scheme and subsidised mealsin our staff café with food cooked and served by our own chefs. Successful candidates will be provided with state-of-the-art IT equipment to help them fulfil their duties and we support all staff with an investment in their professional development through training and a good performance management process, where a bonus is payable to those who achieve highly.

Cornerstone Academy Trust is responsible for Broadclyst, Monkerton, Westclyst and Yeo Valley Primary Schools.

For further information about our schools, please visit our websitewww.tcat.education

Visits to the schools are welcome by prior arrangement. These will be conducted virtually whilst COVID restrictions apply. It is likely that the interviews will need to take place virtually via Microsoft Teams.

We look forward to receiving your application and hopefully meeting you as part of the recruitment process.

An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check is required for all our posts. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

Dates and Downloads

Closing date: Friday 14th May 2021

Interview date: Tuesday 25th May or Wednesday 26th May 2021

Job Description  .  Person Specification  .  Application Form  .  Equal Opportunities

Please email all completed forms to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 

Teaching Assistant – Required September 2021 

Exeter based 

This is an exciting time to join us at Cornerstone Academy Trust with its schools based on the edge of Exeter in East Devon and in the coastal town of Barnstaple in North Devon. Due to the expansion of the Academy Trust with new year groups opening at the new schools of Westclyst and Monkerton, we are wishing to recruit a number of teaching assistants to be based in one of our Exeter schools. There are opportunities for staff in each of the three key stages (Early Years, Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2).

The successful candidates will work alongside the class teachers to support children in all areas of the curriculum and will also assist in the preparation of the learning environment, liaising with parents, maintaining pupil records and carrying out a range of administrative tasks to support the teacher. Relevant experience of working with children and qualifications are desirable (e.g. NVQ level 3 or equivalent or higher).

It is our responsibility to prepare pupils for the ever-changing, digital work of the 21st Century. Therefore, we are looking for teaching assistants who are willing to embrace the ethos of teaching a knowledge rich, purposeful, and project-based curriculum, through the meaningful use of technology. To be successful, you must demonstrate that you are willing to support teachers to teach innovatively and you must be prepared to collaborate within teams with your colleagues. You must also be open to working with children in supporting them in their learning through projects that blend physical and digital learning environments, through video calling and online resources.

Required from September 2021, the positions are initially fixed term for one year. The working hours are typically 32.5 per week, starting at 8.30am, finishing 3.30pm, with a 30-minute lunch break. There are opportunities for additional hours as part of our breakfast and after school clubs which can be discussed at interview. The positions are term time only plus 2 weeks (40 weeks per annum).

The salary will be between £17,190 (if over 23) and £20,379 pro rata. This allows for progression within the role in line with our appraisal and professional development processes.The actual salary will be lower to reflect the hours per week and the weeks per year.

Our employees have access to the Local Government pension scheme, a health scheme, a cycle to work scheme and subsidised mealsin our staff café with food cooked and served by our own chefs. Successful candidates will be provided with state-of-the-art IT equipment to help them fulfil their duties and we support all staff with an investment in their professional development through training and a good performance management process, where a bonus is payable to those who achieve highly.

Cornerstone Academy Trust is responsible for Broadclyst, Monkerton, Westclyst and Yeo Valley Primary Schools.

For further information about our schools, please visit our websitewww.tcat.education

Visits to the schools are welcome by prior arrangement. These will be conducted virtually whilst COVID restrictions apply. It is likely that the interviews will need to take place virtually via Microsoft Teams.

We look forward to receiving your application and hopefully meeting you as part of the recruitment process.

An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check is required for all our posts. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

Dates and Downloads

Closing date: Friday 14th May 2021

Interview date: Tuesday 25th May or Wednesday 26th May 2021

Job Description  .  Person Specification  .  Application Form  .  Equal Opportunities

Please email all completed forms to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.