PE / SPORTS HIGHER LEVEL TEACHING ASSISTANT (REF: MOU037)Actual salary £16,403-£19,755  (Pay and grading review pending) 33 ¾ hours permanent role

Cornwall Education Learning Trust (CELT) is seeking to appoint a passionate PE / Sports Higher Level Teaching Assistant to join our team. This is an exciting opportunity to further develop PE and sport within a large two-form entry, well-resourced primary school. The position would require teaching PE to all year groups, running after school sports clubs including fixtures, taking groups of children to sporting events, organising PE / Sports administration and break/lunchtime play leading with groups of children.

  • Passionate about providing children with opportunities for sporting activities.
  • Confident to coach / teach a number of sports.
  • Experienced in supporting across the primary phase and successful whole class teaching.
  • Able to manage pupil behaviour positively.
  • Fully committed to meeting the needs of all pupils.
  • Able to inspire and challenge pupils and motivate others by example.
  • Positive in their attitude and willing to make a significant contribution to raising standards across the school.
  • Committed to working with all members of the school community, particularly with parents, our PE/Sports leader and leaders at other Cornwall schools and The Mid-Cornwall Sports Partnership.
  • Eager to take a full and active part in all aspects of school life.
  • Raise the profile of PE / Sport within the community, providing pupils with opportunities to take part in a wide variety of sporting events.
  • Passionate about making learning experiences exciting, memorable and fun.

To arrange a visit or a conversation with the head teacher please call the school office: 01726 73911 or email

 This is an exciting time to join our large and dynamic Trust, which is responsible for educating learners across four secondary schools, one junior school and seven primary schools, with a Free School (primary) to open in 2021. Cornwall has a hugely diverse landscape with nearly a third of the county designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.  Cornwall is almost completely surrounded by sea with dramatic coastline, captivating fishing harbours, spectacular sandy beaches and a rich cultural heritage.

Application forms and full details are available to download from or alternatively please email

Closing date: Thursday 18th June 2020, 9am

Interview date: Thursday 25th June 2020