Permanent – Required 1st September 2022 or as soon as possible

35 hours per week, Term-time plus 5 INSET days (39 working weeks / 44.652 paid weeks)

Starting salary £14,847 actual gross per annum

The purpose of the role is to complement teachers’ delivery of the National Curriculum and contribute to the development of other support staff, pupils and school policies and strategies.  To work collaboratively with teaching staff and assist teachers in the whole planning cycle and the management/preparation of resources.  Also, to supervise whole classes occasionally during the short‐term absence of teachers.  The successful candidate will provide support for pupils, the teacher and the school in order to raise standards of achievement for all pupils (e.g. SEN, EAL, GT, all underachieving groups), by utilising advanced levels of knowledge and skills when assisting with planning, monitoring, assessing and managing classes, and to encourage pupils to become independent learners, to provide support for their welfare and to support the inclusion of pupils in all aspects of school life.

Brannel School is situated in the heart of rural Cornwall’s China Clay communities and offers 850 places to students aged 11-16. Our facilities are second to none; the school was completely redesigned and rebuilt in 2011 as a ‘School of the Future’ at a cost of over £17m.  Brannel School is part of 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 and dynamic Trust, which is responsible for educating learners across four secondary schools, one junior school and nine primary schools.  There are extensive opportunities to work collaboratively with experienced professionals across the Trust with unparalleled CPD and career development prospects for all. 

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:     Thursday 7th July 2022 at 9am

Interviews to be held:                  Week commencing 11th July 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: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/new-guidance-on-the-rehabilitation-of-offenders-act-1974