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Wiveliscombe Primary School is a school with big ideas and a full heart. Our staff seek to encourage and challenge pupils from their very first day and throughout their journey with us, creating a warm and inclusive atmosphere where learning is fun.

At Wiveliscombe Primary School we offer:

  • A thriving rural school
  • Wonderful pupils and supportive parents
  • An opportunity to work with pupils throughout all year groups including links with our nursery
  • An enthusiastic and supportive team of staff, parents and governors


School Background

We are a rural school at the heart of the community. At Wiveliscombe Primary School our motto is being the best we can be. What does this mean for our children? It means that as a school we have a clear aim and intention to provide an education that enables each child to thrive and meet their own potential.

1:1 Learning Support Assistant – Fixed Term

Hours: 31.25 per week, term-time only

Contract: Fixed Term

Salary Range: £16,290 Grade 15.4 (FTE Salary £23,114)

Closing Date: Friday 30th November 2023


We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic, patient and caring person to work in a full time 1:1 LSA role. This job is full time, starting in January 2024, and is a fixed term role until August 2024, but with the possibility of being extended for the academic year 2024-25.

This position is suitable for someone who has:


  • Recent and relevant experience of working within a classroom environment
  • A genuinely enthusiastic nature
  • Ability to build good working relationships with others
  • Ability to apply appropriate behaviour management techniques to enable children to reach their full potential



To apply: Please complete the support staff application form (for non-teaching posts) or the Teaching Application form (for teaching posts).

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We are delighted that Paddocks Nursery School is a part of Wiveliscombe Primary School