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What we offer

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.


Learning Support Assistant – Fixed Term


Hours: 31.25 / week

Contract: Fixed Term

Salary Range: Grade 15.4 (Salary £21,189)

Closing Date: 24th March 2023


We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic, patient and caring person to work in a part time LSA role. This job is a fixed term role in the first instance until 26th May 2023 but with a possibility of being extended further. 

This position is suitable for someone who has:

  • 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


We can offer you:


  • Children who are polite, happy and eager to learn
  • Supportive parents and community
  • The opportunity to work in a rural school who put excellence at the heart of their curriculum


The school is committed to equal opportunities and safer recruitment practice. In support of this, the post requires a criminal background check via the disclosure procedure. The successful applicant will therefore be subject to an Enhanced DBS check, references and other pre-employment checks.


Candidates are welcome to contact the Headteacher if they would like to discuss the post further. If so, please call the school office on 01984 623325.



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

Job Descriptions & Person Specifications

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