1 x 21.25 hours per week 8.45am –1pm daily £9342  gross salary

1 x 15 hours per week 12.30 – 3.30pm daily £6594   gross salary

St. Mewan C.P. School are looking to recruit two teaching assistants to start from the 1st October 2022. Our lovely school can offer you a warm and caring working environment, fantastic children and a supportive wider community.

The posts will have elements of working one-to-one with children with additional needs. You will have the support of a large, well-established team of teaching assistants and highly skilled teachers. 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)
  • At least 1 years’ experience of working in a primary setting, preferably with some experience of working with children with special educational needs
  • 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 be flexible and calm under pressure

The ability to use Makaton and an understanding of Trauma Informed Practice would be an advantage but is not essential as training will be provided. 

Application forms and full details are available to download from https://celtrust.org or, alternatively, please email recruitment@celtrust.org. Applications by CV, letter or social media alone will not be accepted.

Closing date for applications:       Friday 2nd September  9am

Interviews to be held:                    Tuesday 13th September

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: