TEACHING ASSISTANT starting September (REF: STM045)

26 hours a week, permanent, term time only actual salary £9,991

Cornwall Education Learning Trust (CELT) is seeking to appoint an experienced teaching assistant to join our team of support staff. The role will entail supporting children in a classroom environment and also working with small groups of pupils to support the delivery of Read, Write, Inc, and maths interventions.  The position is initially for Lower Key Stage Two but experience of the primary age range would be beneficial.

We can offer you the opportunity to work with great pupils and a supportive and caring staff team in a school which places children at the heart of everything we do.

If you can fulfil the criteria below, we would LOVE to receive your application!

  • Experience of working with primary school pupils
  • NVQ Level 2 or equivalent qualification or experience
  • At least Maths and English GCSEs or equivalent at grade C or above
  • the ability to work supportively with parents to meet the needs of pupils
  • excellent communication skills – both verbal and written
  • competency in ICT skills
  • a competent working knowledge of safeguarding procedures and Keeping Children Safe in Education 2019
  • a positive attitude and willingness to make a significant contribution to the school
  • a creative and flexible approach to problem solving
  • an ability to be adaptable and manage your own time effectively
  • Read, Write Inc. training would be desirable (but not essential)

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.

Application forms and full details are available to download below or, alternatively, please email recruitment@celtrust.org.

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

Closing date for applications:  Thursday 24th June at 9am

Interviews to be held:               Thursday 1st July

Cornwall Education Learning Trust is an equal opportunities employer and is also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.  We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  All offers of employment are subject to the satisfactory completion of safer recruitment checks and references including an enhanced DBS check.