1 x 18.75 hours per week-actual salary starts £7712

 1 x 21 hours per week-actual salary starts £8638

Cornwall Education Learning Trust (CELT) is seeking to appoint two skilled teaching assistants to work with children with additional communication and language needs. These positions would be ideal for candidates who have an interest in speech and language provision and are maybe seeking experience of working in a supportive primary setting before undertaking teacher training. We are a forward-thinking primary school who actively encourage development opportunities for our staff team. 

Candidates should have:

  • GCSE at C or above in English and Maths 
  • Level 2 NVQ in a relevant area (or equivalent qualification)
  • Experience of working in a primary setting
  • A desire to support children with special educational needs, particularly in communication and language
  • the ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • a patient and understanding approach to working with children
  • a positive outlook

The ability to use Makaton would be an advantage but is not essential as training will be provided. 

Cornwall Education Learning Trust (CELT), a family of Cornish Primary and Secondary Schools, with a strategic vision of ‘learning 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 nine primary schools.

If you would like to join our incredible team and work with fantastic pupils and would like to know more or book a visit to the school, please contact the school secretary, Mrs. Mannell, on 01726 74887.

Application forms and full details are available to download Applications by CV, letter or social media alone will not be accepted.

Closing date for applications:  Thursday 25th November at 9am

Interviews to be held:               Wednesday 1st December

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.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013 and 2020).  This means that certain convictions and cautions are considered ‘protected’ and do not need to be disclosed to employers and, if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account.  Guidance about whether a conviction or caution should be disclosed can be found on the Ministry of Justice website: