We currently have various roles available - please click on the links below for details:

Nursery Teaching Assistants - All Year Round & Term Time

Exeter based

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’s Exeter nurseries, we are wishing to recruit additional Early Years Teaching Assistants to be based in one of our highly sought after and modern school nurseries. We provide wrap around sessions, before and after school, as well as being open all year round for those parents needing child care out of term time. The Nurseries cater for children aged 2 -4 years old, are newly furnished with excellent resources for both indoor and outdoor provision. The Nurseries provide a great start to a child’s education and benefit from all the wider resources within the main school including the dining facilities, the library and outdoor spaces. The schools are both innovative and technology rich.

You will work alongside our EYFS Teachers and Deputy Nursery Leaders to support children in all areas of the Early Years curriculum. You will collaborate as part of a large EYFS team across the four schools in our trust. You must be open to delivering a high quality Early Years Provision which you will support in the planning and resourcing of. The Trust uses the ReadWrite Inc scheme to teach Early Reading and Phonics and we train all our Early Years staff to implement this approach within each of our settings. You will be responsible for overseeing the progress of a group of key worker children and will meet with parents regularly to report to them on the progress their child is making through both online and in-person meetings. You will be required to maintain pupil records and carry out a range of administrative tasks to support the teaching staff.

Relevant experience of working with children and qualifications are required (e.g. NVQ level 3 or equivalent or higher). You will need to have a willingness to attend CPD and familiarise yourself with the latest developments in the EYFS curriculum that the Trust is implementing.   

Due to the wrap around provision and all year opening, we have a mixture of permanent and fixed term vacancies available as follows:

  • Nursery Vacancy 1: Permanent, All year round (52 weeks), Monday to Friday, 8.00am to 6.00pm in term time and 8.00am to 5.00pm in the school holidays. Our nurseries are closed at Christmas for 2 weeks and in addition to this you will be entitled to 4 weeks holiday, plus Bank Holidays. The actual salary will commence in the region of £23,000 per annum, depending on age and experience.
  • Nursery Vacancy 2: Permanent, All year round (52 weeks), Monday to Friday, 8.00am to 5.00pm term time and 8.00am to 5.00pm in the school holidays. As above, our nurseries are closed at Christmas for 2 weeks and in addition to this you will be entitled to 4 weeks holiday, plus Bank Holidays. The actual salary will commence in the region of £21,000 per annum, depending on age and experience.
  • Nursery Vacancy 3: Fixed Term, 40 weeks per annum, Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 5.00pm (38 weeks term time, plus 1-week non-pupil days and 1 week holiday working). The actual salary will commence in the region of £17,000 per annum, depending on age and experience.
  • Nursery Vacancy 4: Permanent, 40 weeks per annum, Monday to Friday, 7.30am to 3.30pm (38 weeks term time, plus 1-week non-pupil days and 1 week holiday working). The actual salary will commence in the region of £16,000 per annum, depending on age and experience.

All positions include a 30-minute lunch break each day.

When applying for the roles please indicate which of the vacancies you are interested in applying for on the application form i.e., Nursery Vacancy 1, 2, 3 or 4. If you are interested in more than one role, please indicate accordingly.

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.

Visits to the schools are welcome by prior arrangement.

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

Dates and Downloads

Starting Date: 5th September 2022

Job Description  .  Application Form  .  Equal Opportunities

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EYFS Teaching Assistant based in a Reception Class –  Term Time Only

Exeter based

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 with new year groups opening at the new schools of Westclyst and Monkerton, we are wishing to recruit an additional Early Years Teaching Assistant to be based initially in one of our innovative and technology rich reception classes in Exeter; however, our Early Years Team work flexibility to support within the Early Years across the schools including our school based nurseries.

You will collaborate as part of a large EYFS team across the four schools in our trust and must be open to delivering a high quality Early Years Provision which you will support in the planning and resourcing of. You will assist each day in the preparation of the learning environment inside and outside. The Trust uses the ReadWrite Inc scheme to teach Early Reading and Phonics and we train all our Early Years staff to implement this approach within our settings. Early Years staff are often responsible for overseeing the progress of a group of children and may be required to meet with parents regularly to report to them on the progress their child is making, through both online and in-person meetings. You will be required to maintain pupil records and carry out a range of administrative tasks to support the teaching staff. Staff use 'Evidence Me' as a tool to track progress and inform the next steps for children.

Relevant experience of working with children and qualifications are desirable (e.g., NVQ level 3 or equivalent or higher). You will need to have a willingness to attend CPD and familiarise yourself with the latest developments in the EYFS curriculum that the Trust is implementing.   

  • Reception Vacancy: 40 weeks per annum, Monday to Friday, 7.30am to 5.00pm (38 weeks term time, plus 1-week non-pupil days and 1 week holiday working). The actual salary will commence in the region of £19,000 per annum, depending on age and experience.

The position includes a 30-minute lunch break each day.

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.

Visits to the schools are welcome by prior arrangement.

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

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (2013 and 2020).  This means that certain convictions and cautions are considered ‘protected’ and do not need to be disclosed to employers, and if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account.  Guidance about whether a conviction or caution should be disclosed can be found on the Ministry of Justice website:

www.gov.uk/government/publications/new-guidance-on-the-rehabilitation-of-offenders-act-1974

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

Starting Date: 5th September 2022

Job Description  .  Application Form  .  Equal Opportunities

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KS2 Teaching Assistants (Exeter Based)

 

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 with new year groups opening at Westclyst and Monkerton schools, we are wishing to recruit Teaching Assistants to be based across our Exeter schools. There are several opportunities to work as part of the KS2 team within the Trust. These are term time only although several positions include hours where you will be needed to support in the delivery of our wrap-around care provision, either in the breakfast or afterschool clubs.  

We are wishing to recruit Teaching Assistants to work alongside the class teachers to support children in all areas of the curriculum and to 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 delivering 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.

The schools offer this exciting curriculum through a wide range of activities, both within the classroom but also through the wider environment. You will be expected to support all children, working together as a professional team, to ensure that every child makes excellent progress. You will support in the delivery of a broad and balanced curriculum offer, including; the teaching of reading, leading PE and Games sessions, going on school trips and residentials and taking responsibility for the mentoring and tutoring of individual children. We provide a full programme of extra-curricular activities, outdoor learning programmes, sporting squads and teams, dedicated art and science rooms, a library service and 1:1 digital devices for every pupil.

You will also be involved in leading playtime activities with children and supporting within the family dining service where older children serve young children each lunch time.

There are both permanent and fixed term positions available and this will be discussed at interview.

  • KS2 Vacancy 1: 40 weeks per annum, Monday to Friday, 9.00am to 3.30pm (38 weeks term time, plus 1-week non-pupil days and 1 week holiday working). The actual salary will commence in the region of £13,000 per annum, depending on age and experience.
  • KS2 Vacancy 2: 40 weeks per annum, Monday to Friday, 8.00am to 5.00pm (38 weeks term time, plus 1-week non-pupil days and 1 week holiday working). The actual salary will commence in the region of £18,000 per annum, depending on age and experience.
  • KS2 Vacancy 3: 40 weeks per annum, Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 3.30pm (38 weeks term time, plus 1-week non-pupil days and 1 week holiday working). The actual salary will commence in the region of £14,000 per annum, depending on age and experience.
  • KS2 Vacancy 4: 40 weeks per annum, Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 4.00pm (38 weeks term time, plus 1-week non-pupil days and 1 week holiday working). The actual salary will commence in the region of £15,000 per annum, depending on age and experience.
  • KS2 Vacancy 5: 40 weeks per annum, Monday to Friday, 7.30am to 5.00pm (38 weeks term time, plus 1-week non-pupil days and 1 week holiday working). The actual salary will commence in the region of £19,000 per annum, depending on age and experience.

There will be an entitlement to a 30-minute lunch break.

When applying for the roles please indicate which of the vacancies you are interested in applying for on the application form i.e., KS2 Vacancy 1, 2, 3, 4 or 5. If you are interested in more than one role, please indicate accordingly.  

You will 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.

Visits to the schools are welcome by prior arrangement.

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

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (2013 and 2020).  This means that certain convictions and cautions are considered ‘protected’ and do not need to be disclosed to employers, and if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account.  Guidance about whether a conviction or caution should be disclosed can be found on the Ministry of Justice website:

www.gov.uk/government/publications/new-guidance-on-the-rehabilitation-of-offenders-act-1974

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

Starting Date: 5th September 2022

Job Description  .  Application Form  .  Equal Opportunities

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KS1 Teaching Assistants (Exeter Based)

 

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 with new year groups opening at Westclyst and Monkerton schools, we are wishing to recruit Teaching Assistants to be based across our Exeter schools. There are several opportunities to work as part of the KS1 team within the Trust. These are term time only although some positions include hours where you will be needed to support in the delivery of our wrap-around care provision, either in the breakfast or afterschool clubs.  

We are wishing to recruit Teaching Assistants to work alongside the class teachers to support children in all areas of the curriculum and to 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 delivering 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.

The schools offer this exciting curriculum through a wide range of activities, both within the classroom but also through the wider environment. You will be expected to support all children, working together as a professional team, to ensure that every child makes excellent progress. You will support in the delivery of a broad and balanced curriculum offer, including; the teaching of reading, leading PE and Games sessions, going on school trips and residentials and taking responsibility for the mentoring and tutoring of individual children. We provide a full programme of extra-curricular activities, outdoor learning programmes, sporting squads and teams, dedicated art and science rooms, a library service and 1:1 digital devices for every pupil.

You will also be involved in leading playtime activities with children and supporting within the family dining service where older children serve young children each lunch time.

There are both permanent and fixed term positions available and this will be discussed at interview.

  • KS1 Vacancy 1: 40 weeks per annum, Monday to Friday, 7.30am to 3.30pm (38 weeks term time, plus 1-week non-pupil days and 1 week holiday working). The actual salary will commence in the region of £16,000 per annum, depending on age and experience.
  • KS1 Vacancy 2: 40 weeks per annum, Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 3.30pm (38 weeks term time, plus 1-week non-pupil days and 1 week holiday working). The actual salary will commence in the region of £18,000 per annum, depending on age and experience.
  • KS1 Vacancy 3: 40 weeks per annum, Monday to Friday, 7.30am to 5.00pm (38 weeks term time, plus 1-week non-pupil days and 1 week holiday working). The actual salary will commence in the region of £19,000 per annum, depending on age and experience.

There will be an entitlement to a 30-minute lunch break.

When applying for the roles please indicate which of the vacancies you are interested in applying for on the application form i.e., KS1 Vacancy 1, 2 or 3. If you are interested in more than one role, please indicate accordingly.

You will 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.

Visits to the schools are welcome by prior arrangement.

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

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (2013 and 2020).  This means that certain convictions and cautions are considered ‘protected’ and do not need to be disclosed to employers, and if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account.  Guidance about whether a conviction or caution should be disclosed can be found on the Ministry of Justice website:

www.gov.uk/government/publications/new-guidance-on-the-rehabilitation-of-offenders-act-1974

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

Starting Date: 5th September 2022

Job Description  .  Application Form  .  Equal Opportunities

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