Support Staff Vacancies

Welcome to the Support Staff vacancies section of the school website. Here you will find all the latest vacancies available within Great Torrington School. Before applying please be sure to read all the information below, failure to do so may affect your application.

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Learning Support Assistant Level 2

Salary Grade C (Points 4 - 6)

One year fixed contract £18,933 - £19,698 pro rata 1130 hours per annum

GTS is looking to appoint a Level 2 Learning Support Assistant to start as soon as possible to work with an identified pupil. This is a one year fixed contract but may be extended subject to funding.

The ability to communicate clearly, adaptability to meet a wide variety of situations, a sense of humour and a genuine desire to support and motivate young people in their learning, and an interest in supporting the social, emotional and mental health needs of young people, are all essential for this post. A good all-round education and proficiency in literacy, numeracy and ICT are also required.

Please download an application pack and application form from the school website. Alternatively, contact the Headteacher’s PA, Jo Pateman, by phone on 01805 623531 Ext 230 or email for a pack.

Closing Date: Monday 21st September 2020

Interview Date: Week beginning 28th September 2020

Admin/ Reception Cover

GTS currently has a vacancy for occasional admin/reception cover to start ASAP. It is anticipated this will be required for a few hours per week, for 1-2 months initially.

Applications close Friday 18th September, with interviews being held the following week

Please contact Jo Pateman, by phone on 01805 623531 ext. 230 or email

Great Torrington School is a successful and popular 11-16 school.  We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment.  Successful applicants will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service Check.   We are an equal opportunities employer.