This is a part-time maternity cover post (c.0.6 FTE) to start in Term 2.

This is a high achieving academy that is imaginative and creative in its approach to teaching and learning. Staff training, development opportunities and career progression are key to our success.

We benefit from a wonderful rural setting, surrounded by beautiful and historic countryside. The majority of our students live in nearby villages, and thrive in our supportive, positive, nurturing,environment, achieving academic excellence for all.

We are fully committed to providing high quality education for children whatever their age.

We are at an exciting phase in our development. In April 2019 we formed Equa Multi AcademyTrust with five local rural primary schools to provide an all through education system. In addition, we are in our second year of delivering sixth form education, as a satellite of Devizes School. The sixth form is expanding, with an increase in numbers and wider range of courses offered at this site.

The position will involve a small amount of KS5 delivery at the Devizes School site.

The closing date for applications is midday on Friday 16th July and interviews will be held the following week.

If you would like to apply, or to visit the school, or if you have any other queries, please email Morgan Davies at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Cover Supervisor

Required for September 2021

39.16 h.p.w. – Term Time Only

Grade F – Points 9 to 11

Salary £20,903 to £22,183 pro rata

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and capable person who is able to work with classes across the curriculum in the absence of teaching staff. 

The successful candidate will be professional and responsible for ensuring quality learning in all lessons where cover is required. They will be able to intervene and support the needs of all students who require additional, or targeted skill support. They will maintain close working relationships with the teaching staff of the whole school and become knowledgeable of the systems in place to ensure positive behaviour for learning.   The role will include taking absence calls from teaching staff early in the morning and liaising with the supply agencies to arrange cover before school starts.

The ideal candidate could be a current or aspiring teacher, but we also welcome individuals who want to work with students, facilitating learning in the classroom. Hours are Monday to Friday 6.30 am to 3.30pm including a 25 minute morning break and a 30 minute lunch break), for 38 weeks of the year (paid for 43.12 weeks).

Candidates must be:

  • Flexible and well-organised
  • Calm, confident, resilient and diplomatic
  • Patient, creative and able to related well to young people to support their learning
  • Share a commitment to the well-being and progress of all students
  • Possess a sound educational background and strong IT and organisational skills

This is an excellent opportunity for graduates or those considering a career in teaching

Please submit the form with a covering letter outlining why you are interested in and suited to the role, to Morgan Davies This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by the closing date of Friday 9th July.

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Facilities Assistant

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and motivated Facilities Assistant to work as part of our friendly site team.  You will need to be trustworthy, flexible, take pride in your work and be able to work with all members of the school community.  You will work under the direction of the Maintenance Manager, with responsibilities for a range of cleaning, porterage and custodial tasks around the school site so the role is physically demanding.

We are looking for someone who has a positive, ‘can do’ attitude and a flexible approach.  You will be a person who thrives on carrying out a varied range of practical tasks and has a willingness to contribute to the continued improvement of the school.

You will have a positive, ‘can do’ attitude and be someone who enjoys practical work, both indoors and outdoors and who can work on their own initiative. 

If you feel this is the opportunity for you, please complete the application form together with a covering letter outlining your suitability for the role and email it to Morgan Davies, Finance & HR Officer at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by the closing date of Friday 11th June.

 

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TEACHING ASSISTANT (CROSS CURRICULAR)

28.5 HOURS PER WEEK, TERM TIME ONLY

(working hours are Monday to Friday, flexible start times to 3.30pm)

We are looking to recruit four teaching assistants for the start of the Autumn term. The role includes supporting individual students with their learning and generally working within a whole class setting.

We are looking for applicants who have a good standard of literacy and numeracy, are excellent communicators and can relate well to students between 11 and 16 years of age. A genuine interest in supporting students’ learning is essential, and applications are welcome from anyone wanting to gain pre-teacher training experience. Interest or experience in outdoor learning or ELSA is welcomed.

The contracts will be for one year initially and will be renewed, depending on funding.

The salary will be £9.81 per hour.

If you would like more information please telephone the school and speak to Vicki Thomas (SENCO).

To apply, please download an application form from the school website and email this, together with your covering letter, to Morgan Davies. Details for the application can be found on the schools website.

This is an ongoing recruitment process with no closing date.

Equa and Lavington School are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All applicants will be subject to a full Disclosure and Barring Service check before appointment is confirmed.

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We have immediate vacancies for term time only cleaners to join our friendly, supportive and effective teams on an afternoon shift.

Cleaning duties include classrooms, corridors and stairs, toilets and changing rooms.

No experience necessary as full training will be given.

We can offer flexible afternoon shifts between the hours of 4pm and 8pm (between 2.15 and 4 hours)

Hourly rate minimum £9.25 ph 

To apply please complete an application form. 

If you would like to have a chat to find out more, please telephone Morgan Davies on 01380 812352.

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The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young adults and therefore we have a strict process regarding recruitment of supply teachers.

If you have already been approved as a supply teacher by Wiltshire Council, you will need to bring in your approval letter together with your photographic proof of identity (passport or driving licence) and your DBS disclosure, before you can undertake any supply work for the school.

If you have not already been approved as a supply teacher by Wiltshire Council, we recommend that you arrange this as soon as possible.  Contact  Wiltshire Council Human Resources department on 01225 713000 to begin the process.  We regret we cannot employ you until this is complete.

If you are interested in supply work in a successful, rural school, please contact our Cover Manager, Eva Grainger, on 07393 223493.

 

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