Social, Emotional, Mental Health Higher Level Teaching Assistant

35 hours a week

Permanent position term time plus 3 INSET days


Actual salary £13,370-£16,986 (Pay and grading review pending)

Cornwall Education Learning Trust (CELT) is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, organised and committed Social, Emotional, Mental Health Higher Level Teaching Assistant. This is an exciting opportunity to join a great team and make a positive contribution across the school.

You will take a pro-active role as a key member of a multi-disciplinary team in the support of pupils, teachers, the curriculum and the school. You will support the professional work of teachers in delivering programmes of work and taking responsibility for agreed learning activities under an agreed system of supervision. You will be expected to plan and deliver social, emotional, mental health sessions and resourcing for classes, under the direction of our Assistant Head teachers.

You must be passionate about children’s learning and supportive in working with and alongside other professionals. You must be committed to maintaining high standards and expectations.

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 eight 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

Applications by CV, letter or social media alone will not be accepted.

Closing date:  Friday 6th November 9.00am

Interview date: Thursday 12th November