Brannel ARB, located at Brannel School, is a member of the Special Partnership Trust, an ambitious and inspiring collaboration of specialist provision in Cornwall, with a focus on excellence in learning for everyone. We are seeking to appoint an energetic and enthusiastic TA to work as part of a wider team at Brannel ARB to start as soon as possible.

We are looking for someone with initiative and a willingness to become an active member of our friendly and professional ARB, where meeting the learning potential of our students is our highest priority. The successful candidate will be required to work alongside class teachers and teaching assistants and to follow any recommendations/guidance from multi agency teams. Experience of supporting students with complex and multiple learning needs or disabilities is a must, along with the confidence to manage emotional or behavioural difficulty.

The successful candidate will have:

  • A minimum of two years relevant experience working with children, preferably in an educational setting
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • A good understanding of safeguarding children
  • High quality planning, annotation and recording skills
  • An ability to work on their own initiative and be self-motivated.

A commitment to continuing professional development is necessary; we work closely together and roles may be interchangeable to meet children’s needs. We are committed to safeguarding children and the successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.  Applicants should also be aware that an online search will be undertaken for all shortlisted candidates.

Application packs should be returned via email to or by post to Mrs Fiona Weller or Mrs Vicky Lane, Special Partnership Trust, c/o Pencalenick School, St Clement, Truro, TR1 1TE no later than 22nd September 2022.