SEN Specialist (with Personal Care)

Grade F, 35 Hours per Week, Term Time plus INSET Days

Actual Salary: £13,803 – £17,162 per annum

1 year fixed term contract: 1 September 2021 to 31 August 2022

Penrice Academy is a truly outstanding school, with wonderful students and forward thinking, inspirational teaching and support staff. We are highly successful with year-on-year exceptional results which now put us in the top 7% of schools nationally. We provide our students with the knowledge, skills and attributes to be successful as they move to the next phase of their education. As a school community we have a relentless drive and ambition to provide the best possible educational experience for each and every one of our students. Penrice Academy is part of Cornwall Education Learning Trust (CELT), a family of Cornish Primary and Secondary Schools, with a strategic vision to ‘learn together to help every child achieve more’.

This is an exciting time to join our large, 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 September 2021.

We are seeking to appoint an SEN Specialist with Personal Care to take a proactive role in the 1:1 support of the educational, social and physical needs of a student with complex Special Educational Needs, meeting the requirements as stated in their Education and Health Care Plan. It will be a requirement for the successful candidate to support the learning in classes and the extended school provisions as part of our enriched curriculum, and to develop/deliver interventions in either small groups or classes. Applicants should have experience of working with students who require Personal Care and/or Manual Handling needs.

If you are interested in applying for this position and wish to have an informal conversation, please contact Abby Macdonald, Operational SENDCo at Penrice Academy, via email:

Please complete a CELT application form and return to

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

Closing Date:                 9.00am Thursday 20th May 2021

Interview Date:               Week commencing 24th May 2021