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We are looking for a:


Salary Grade: Scale point 1-2 (dependent on experience)  £17,364 to £17,711 (pro rata)

Hours: 31 hours per week to include paid half hour cover for lunchtimes as play leader, 38 weeks per year

Thank you for your interest in the post of Teaching Assistant at our school.  

Hayes School is a happy, thriving and improving primary school in the seaside town of Paignton. There are approximately 450 children on roll including nursery children. The children are mixed ability with two classes per year group. Our strong team of teachers are supported by highly skilled teaching assistants.  Our administrative support is both friendly and efficient.  

We are looking for an enthusiastic teaching assistant with a passion and drive to support children.  Our children are looking for a committed individual who is highly organised and can inspire learning. 

Hayes School has a deep vision and passion for learning, and supporting children to “be all they can be”. We are committed to high quality teaching for all our children and believe that creativity is at the heart of education. Join us in exploring what learning can be like and help us develop the most exciting environment possible. 

If you decide to apply, please refer to the person specification when writing the application. We are looking for the ‘right person’ to fulfil the role and we believe that recruitment is not a science based entirely on tick boxes and therefore, would encourage you to apply if you feel you are the right person for our school. We would love to meet you. 

Please e-mail ( or phone 01803 557336 to arrange a visit to the school. 

I hope that this information, alongside our website, has provided you with the information you require and has tempted you to find out more.  I look forward to hearing from you.

Please email completed applications to Allison Grant at: .  The closing date for applications is Friday 21st August 2020.  Interviews will be conducted online on 27th August 2020.