Full Time: 31.25 hrs (8.15am–3pm) hours a week, term time + 3 INSET days-£13,120 actual gross salary

Part Time: 24.17 hrs (8:15am – 1pm) hours a week, term time + 3 INSET days-£10,147 actual gross salary

Cornwall Education Learning Trust (CELT) is seeking to appoint teaching assistants to support pupils learning across the primary age range at Mount Charles School. The post will also include lunch-time cover and intimate care responsibilities.

This is an exciting time to join this large, inclusive school that is committed to providing a wide range of high quality learning experiences for all children. Previous experience is desirable but not essential.

The successful candidate will be expected to:

  • Support the teacher in delivering the curriculum.
  • Support the children in achieving and progressing towards their individual plans and targets.
  • Demonstrate an adaptable approach to supporting learning.
  • Provide break supervision.
  • Undertake 1:1 and group work.
  • Be confident to administer medication where appropriate.
  • Assist in the preparation of teaching resources.
  • Support with intimate care.
  • Be able to communicate effectively with children and parents

Mount Charles School is proud to be part of the Cornwall Education Learning Trust. The Trust provides high quality continuing professional development. Necessary training would be given to the successful candidate

If you are interested in this position and wish to have an informal conversation with Rachel Nile, please contact the school on 01726 73911 or email rnile@mount-charlessch.org 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 28th April 9.00am 

Interviews to be held:               Thursday 5th May

Cornwall Education Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check and, where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check will be completed for all applicants.

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: