32.5 hours a week-gross annual salary £13,574

 Fixed term positions from 1st September until 31st August 2023

Cornwall Education Learning Trust (CELT) is seeking to appoint teaching assistants to support pupils learning across the primary age range at Pondhu Primary School. The post will also include lunchtime cover and intimate care responsibilities. This is an exciting time to join this 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.

We are looking for individuals who can:

  • 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

Pondhu Primary 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 Clift, please contact the school on 01726 74550 or email head@pondhu.cornwall.sch.uk. Application forms and full details are available to download.

Closing date for applications:   Wednesday 29th June   9.00am

Interviews to be held:                Friday 8th 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

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: