Staff Vacancies

Clerk to the Governing Body

The Governing Body of Willowbrook School is looking to appoint a highly organised individual with a professional manner and effective communication skills to support its work.  Duties will include attendance and minute taking at governors’ meetings, the preparation and electronic distribution of agendas, minutes and correspondence for all meetings, maintaining a policy review cycle and an annual cycle of governor business, supporting the induction of new governors and guiding the Governing Body on procedural matters. 

Training will be provided.  Discretion and flexibility, plus excellent organisational and computer skills are essential in this role.

The hours will be 200 per annum to be worked flexibly to fit in with the cycle of governing body business during the year.  Meetings are normally held at 5.45pm on Wednesdays, although this is subject to change.

  If you feel that you have the skills and abilities that we are looking for we would be very pleased to hear from you.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This role requires an enhanced DBS disclosure.

This role requires the ability to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence and fluency in English.

Closing date: Monday 24th June 2019 @12pm

Interview date: Friday 28th June 2019



Higher Level Teaching Assistant

We are seeking to appoint a passionate and committed HLTA to start in September 2019. The successful candidate will need high levels of emotional intelligence, have a strong moral compass and a desire to learn.

This is an exciting post, supporting children with English as an Additional Language (EAL), liaising with class teachers and organising provision and resources for them. The HLTA will meet new arrivals and provide induction for them. There will also be some cover to release class teachers for subject leader time or short-term absence cover.

Willowbrook School is a two-form entry primary school based on the outskirts of Exeter. We can offer you:

· Wonderful children who adore their school and who behave well;

· An incredibly welcoming staff who work exceptionally well together;

· A beautiful, spacious site that we use for sports and outdoor learning;

· A strong future vision for our curriculum development;

· A supportive senior leadership team.


Here are some comments from a recent local authority evaluation visit:

“Pupils’ personal development, behaviour and welfare of pupils remains securely good.”

“The leadership of the headteacher and senior leaders is extremely effective. There is a clear focus on setting high expectations for the quality of teaching and outcomes for all pupils. Leadership has secured good improvement since the last visit and the inspection.”

“The school has a clear focus for the development of a mastery approach to maths”


Potential candidates are strongly encouraged to visit the school before applying. Visits will take place on Tuesday 11th June at 11am and Thursday 13th June at 2pm.  Please contact the school office to book a place.

Closing date:  Friday 21st June 2019

Interview date: 27th June 2019

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this committment.  An enhanced DBS clearance is required for this post.













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