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Teaching Assistants (SEND 1-to-1)

  • Devon

  • Exeter Cathedral School

  • Full-time | Fixed Term


We are seeking to appoint full-time SEND 1-to-1 Teaching Assistants to work with children with an EHCP across the school. These are fixed-term appointments linked to EHCP funding, and you will start in Michaelmas term depending on your availability.


Exeter Cathedral School is in a position to build the Learning Support team in school and is seeking to appoint full-time SEND 1-to-1 Teaching Assistants to work with children with an EHCP across the school. These will be fixed-term appointments linked to the EHCP funding. You will start during Michaelmas term 2022, depending on your availability. Ideally, you will have previous experience of working with children with Autistic Spectrum Disorder, Specific Learning Differences and/ or Speech and Language Needs. You will need to: - Provide a sensitive and nurturing approach to children’s needs; - Be able to build positive relationships with children, staff and parents; - Have excellent English and Maths skills; - Be willing to work as part of a team and have a good sense of humour; - Be able to use your own initiative when required; - Have experience in a similar role in a school; - Have prior knowledge and experience of working with children with special educational needs. Salary: dependent on experience

Exeter Cathedral School is an independent day and boarding Prep School for girls and boys aged 3–13 based in the centre of Exeter (nestled safely in the lee of the Cathedral). Founded in the 13th century as a choir school, Exeter Cathedral School now educates approximately 270 pupils. Exeter Cathedral School is a member of IAPS (Independent Association of Preparatory Schools), the BSA (Boarding Schools’ Association) and the CSA (Choir Schools’ Association).

Closing date: Tuesday 30 August 2022 at 12h00. Please send applications – a completed ECS non-teaching application form with an accompanying letter – to Mrs Rosie Hankin, Support Services Office Administrator:

Interviews for shortlisted candidates are likely to take place early in Michaelmas term 2022.

Early applications are encouraged; the School reserves the right to interview and appoint at any time.

Full details can be obtained directly from the School website, or via Mrs Rosie Hankin,

Exeter Cathedral School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all employees to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).


Further Information

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Exeter Cathedral School

Palace Gate, Exeter, Devon, EX1 1HX

  • 125 Day Boys (3-13)
  • 10 Boarding Boys (7-13)
  • 125 Day Girls (3-13)
  • 15 Boarding Girls (7-13)

01392 255298

Closing Date: 30 August 2022