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Knights Templar

Community Church School and Nursery

“Be the best they can be, with a thirst for learning,
a zest for living and a spirit of kindness.”


Teaching Assistant and Midday Supervisor


Teaching Assistant - 27.5 hours per week, term-time only and Midday Supervisor Assistant, 2.5 hours per week, term- only. Combined hours of 30 hours


This is a fixed term contract for one year in the first instance subject to school funding with the post starting in September 2024.


Midday supervisor hours will be paid at Grade 16.2 - £11.59 per hour and the TA hours will be paid at Grade 15.3 £11.78 per hour.


We are looking for a teaching assistant to join our dedicated team working specifically to support children with special educational needs.


The successful candidate will be working closely with the class teacher, SENCo, parents and professionals from external agencies and will be responsible for adapting the curriculum for the child, carrying out 1:1 interventions, tracking and monitoring progress.


In addition, this role is being combined with a MDSA role with the successful candidate responsible for supervising children during the lunch break and administering First Aid. 


The ideal candidate will:


  • Hold a NVQ Level 3
  • Have experience working as a teaching assistant with primary age children
  • Be passionate about inclusion and meeting children’s individual needs
  • Be highly motivated, resilient and committed to securing the best possible outcomes for our children
  • Be positive, proactive and always solution focused
  • Have high expectations of themselves and the children they work with
  • Be a team player with a good sense of humour
  • Be willing to ‘go the extra mile’ for our pupils
  • Be able to use initiative to introduce interesting ways of learning
  • Have an up to date First Aid qualification
  • Have a commitment to their own professional development


In return, we can offer:


  • The opportunity to be part of a highly committed team who are passionate about their school and determined to see all children succeed
  • Keen and enthusiastic children, who want to learn
  • A wonderful school environment with extensive grounds to enhance learning
  • Encouragement to develop new ideas and the opportunity to make a real difference
  • A commitment to you and your professional development


Midday supervisor hours will be paid at grade 16.2 - £11.59 per hour and the TA hours will be paid at Grade 15.3 £11.78 per hour


We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. DBS disclosure is required.


Applicant deadline: By noon on Friday 28 June 2024.

Interview: To be arranged the following week.


Recruitment packs are available by emailing  


Candidates are invited to contact the school and we would encourage you to arrange to visit the school. Please book an appointment via the school office: 01984 634385.



Part-Time Class Teacher


Would you like to join an enthusiastic, hard-working team, working with lovely children in the ancient coastal town of Watchet on the West Somerset Coast? As a school, relationships are central to all that we do and we are committed to enabling each child to achieve their best in all aspects of their learning as an individual. We were pleased to be recognised as Somerset’s first Trauma Informed School by TIS UK in 2023.


We have our own flourishing nursery on-site. To this end, we are constantly trying to improve as adults in order to extend the quality of teaching and learning for our young people.  


We are looking for someone who:

  • Will give every child a happy and motivational environment in which to learn and prosper;
  • Is an excellent teacher with high expectations of all pupils;
  • Is intuitive and used to using effective Assessment for Learning strategies to identify and provide for each child’s need.
  • Has strong interpersonal skills to work collaboratively as part of a team;
  • Promotes positive and inclusive relationships with pupils, parents and the wider community;
  • Is supportive of our church school ethos.


We offer:

  • Welcoming and enthusiastic learners;
  • Friendly, supportive and dedicated staff;
  • Well-resourced and spacious school environment.


This is a part-time permanent post starting in September 2024. We welcome applications from ECTs and experienced teachers.  An information pack containing the job description, person specification and application form is available from the School Office via e-mail – , or on the school website


Visits to the school are warmly welcomed.

Please telephone the school office to arrange an appointment: 01984 634385.


Closing date for applications – noon on Monday 17 June 2024

Interviews will be during the week beginning Monday 24 June 2024

The school has a commitment to safeguard children and all posts require a criminal background check via the DBS, medical clearance and references.

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