Teaching Assistant - C


Grade C position available
 Organisation  DEVON COUNTY COUNCIL  
 Work Location  Bicton, East Budleigh, Devon EX9 7BJ  
 Pupils On Roll  121  
 Occupational group  Education Support  
 Salary details  £9.99 per hour
 Job term  Permanent  
 Appointment type  Term Time Only - 39 weeks per annum 
 Hours  Grade C = 30 hours per week 
 Closing Date  9am - 26th September 2022  
 Interview date  w/c 3rd October 2022  

We are seeking an enthusiastic and committed person to join our school. The successful candidate will need to be tolerant, and understanding, show care and concern whilst being fair and consistent. They must be resilient and committed to improving outcomes for pupils and a good sense of humour is essential.

Mill Water School is an all-age special school for pupils with severe and complex learning difficulties, including Autism. The school stands in the grounds of Bicton College. Our beautiful, rural surroundings provide unrivalled opportunities for outdoor learning.

From EYFS through to Post 16, our pupils access a bespoke learning and communication package to challenge their educational progress, working in partnership with multi-agency professionals and families.

We now have an exciting opportunity for a Grade C Teaching Assistant to join our class teams. Ideally, you will have experience working with pupils with SEND but the right personal qualities can be as important. Experience in supporting children's learning and recording holistic achievements is desirable. An ability to work positively within a team of classroom assistants is essential in order to maximise pupil learning and contribute to an inspiring learning environment.

We offer comprehensive induction training, as well as ongoing professional development.


If you would like to know more about this opportunity or would like an application form, please contact Paula Harris on 01395 568890 or vacancies@millwater.devon.sch.uk

Your completed application form should be returned to vacancies@millwater.devon.sch.uk

Please note that CVs will not be accepted and application is via the official form only. We will not be providing feedback for applications which are not shortlisted. The application window will be closed once we have a successful field. So please don't delay in submitting your application.


We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This role requires an Enhanced DBS disclosure.

This role requires the ability to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence and fluency in English. 


Devon County Council is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.