exe valley federation

Exe Valley

Pre School Teaching Assistant

The Governors of the Exe Valley Federation would like to make the following appointment:


We would like to recruit an experienced practitioner to work to with pre-school children at Cheriton Fitzpaine School. This is a fixed term contract from 1st September 2020 or as soon after as possible, until 31st August 2021. This is a temporary post until future pupil numbers are confirmed but is likely to be extended as numbers increase.

This post could be shared between two people very successfully. 

Applications are welcome from well-motivated people who would be able to work effectively as part of a team, whilst also using their own initiative to work independently. The successful applicant will hold a Level 3 Early Years qualification (or be willing to work towards attaining this qualification). 

The required hours are from 8.45am to 3.45pm on Mondays to Fridays with a half hour lunchbreak. The total hours per week is 32.5 hours, term time only but including 5 Staff Development Days. The salary for this post is Grade C (£9.55 to £9.94 per hour depending on experience). 

Visits to the school and pre-school are welcome, please contact the school office at Cheriton Fitzpaine School [01363 866456] to arrange a time to meet the Head of School, Mrs Glynis Harris and the staff team. 

If you would like more information about the Exe Valley Federation, please visit our website at www.exevalleyfederation.co.uk. Electronic copies of the application form may also be downloaded from the website. Please email the school office at Cheriton for a Job Description. 

Applications for all the above posts should be addressed to Mr J. Jolliffe, Executive Headteacher, Cheriton Fitzpaine School, Cheriton Fitzpaine, Crediton, Devon EX17 4AN or emailed to cheritonadmin@exevalleyfederation.org.uk . Please state which job you would like to apply for or if you have a preference. The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Friday 3rd July. Interviews will take place during the following week. 

The Exe Valley Federation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our children. The successful applicant will be expected to undertake an enhanced DBS disclosure and references will be taken up prior to appointment.

Application form