Permanent – Required to start as soon as possible

31.25 hours per week

Term Time plus 3 INSET days (38.6 working weeks / 44.194 paid weeks)

Starting salary £12,617 actual gross per annum

  • Are you passionate about making a difference to the lives of young people?
  • Are you an aspiring Science teacher who wants to use your degree and subject knowledge to inspire and motivate young minds?
  • This is your chance to experience the classroom properly before committing to a training programme!

As a Science Teaching Assistant you will work alongside our class teachers to raise the learning and attainment of students in Science. Your key focus will be to identify and support students who are not making expected progress in the subject.  This would be an ideal role for a science graduate now considering a role as a teacher. We work closely with Cornwall SCITT, University of Plymouth, Marjon’s University and Learning Institute as training providers offering PGCE’s.

Brannel School is situated in the heart of rural Cornwall’s china clay communities and offers 850 places to students aged 11-16.  Our school values are Excellence, Creativity and Community.  We aspire to be a truly outstanding school, delivering the very best educational opportunities, nurturing academic excellence, and fostering ambition in every one of our students.  Brannel School is part of the Cornwall Education Learning Trust (CELT), which is responsible for educating learners in four secondary schools, one junior school and nine primary schools across Mid-Cornwall from Newquay to St Austell.

Application forms and full details are available to download from below.

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

Closing date for applications:    Monday 28th February 2022 at 9am

Interviews to be held:                  Week commencing 7th March 2022                   

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: