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2. TEACHING ASSISTANT - closes 28/01

3. KITCHEN ASSISTANT - closes 26/01




– Permanent subject to 6 months’ probationary period

Salary: NJC Scale Point 13 to 20 – actual £22,627 to £25,991 (subject to pay review)

Hours: 37 hours per week.

We are in need of a Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA) to work alongside children with a range of needs, in order to support children and staff across the school.  This role will predominantly be classroom-based, teaching whole classes, from Nursery to Year 6. 

The closing date is Monday 31st January 2022 at 12 noon.   



– Temporary to 26th July 2022

Salary: NJC Scale Point 2 – actual £1,048.36 per month (subject to pay review)

Hours: 30 hours per week.

We are in need of a Teaching Assistant to work alongside children with a range of needs. Experience is desirable but not essential..  This role will predominantly be classroom-based, teaching whole classes, from Nursery to Year 6.  Please see details in the application pack below.

The closing date is Friday 28th January 2022 at 12 noon.


We are looking for an enthusiastic Kitchen Assistant working Monday to Friday, Term Time only (38 weeks per year) for 4 hours per day (9:30 am to 1.30pm). The hourly rate is £9.25 (subject to pay review).  Please see application pack and application form below.

The closing date is Wednesday 26th January at 12 noon.

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 us. We would love to meet you.

Please e-mail ( or phone 01803 557336 to arrange a telephone call or visit to discuss the position.  We actively welcome visits to school, adhering to safe protocols. 

Application packs and application forms can be download below.  Please email the completed application to Allison Grant, School Business Manager, at: 


4. Hayes School is looking for Governors and Members

Hayes School is a stand-alone academy, rated as ‘good in all areas’ by Ofsted in October 2019.

It is a happy, thriving 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.

We have an established Governing Body and associated Committees.  The Board manages the business of the Trust and its focus is on the three core functions of governance: 

  1. Ensuring clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction; 
  2. Holding executive leaders to account for educational performance of the organisation and its pupils, and the performance management of staff; and 
  3. Overseeing financial performance and making sure money is well spent. 

Who we are looking for:

We are in need of both a member and a school Governor.  Members are like shareholders who meet 1 to 2 times per year to receive and adopt papers and oversee governance arrangements. Governors act as the critical friend of the Headteacher and senior leadership team, and provide support and challenge. The Board and Committees each meet 3 times per year. 

Requirements for new Governors / Members

  • Experience in any of the following areas: Finance, Human Resources, Legal Services, Business Management;
  • An interest in Primary School education;
  • Members need to attend 1 to 2 meetings per year (meetings may be virtual)
  • Trustees must be able to attend at least 6 meetings a year (some may be virtual);
  • Dedication to the role and to providing both support and challenge to senior leaders.


  • Finance expertise; ideally with knowledge of auditing businesses and/or charities.
  • Human Resource Management expertise
  • Legal expertise; ideally in contract law
  • Academia; with teaching or education experience and an interest in improving the student experience of education;
  • Strategic Change Management
  • Corporate Governance
  • Chairing
  • Non-executive director
  • Flexibility to attend meetings as required.

Directors are not paid though reasonable expenses are met. Governors serve for four years, after which they can ask to be re-elected or stand down.

To apply for the post, please send your CV and a short expression of interest to Allison Grant, Clerk to Governors, by email at: or call 075844 36093 for more details.