31.25 hours per week-fixed term until 31st August 2023- actual salary £14,435

Cornwall Education Learning Trust (CELT) is seeking to appoint a SEN Teaching Assistant to work at Mevagissey Primary School. This is an exciting time to join this small, friendly school that is committed to providing a wide range of high quality learning experiences. There are currently 136 pupils on roll in six classes. We are committed to appointing the right person – previous experience, including the teaching of phonics, is desirable.

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 and behaviour
  • Cover classes as required
  • Provide lunch-time cover
  • Undertake group work
  • Assist in break-time supervision
  • Assist in the preparation of teaching resources
  • Be able to communicate effectively with children and parents

Mevagissey Primary School is proud to be part of the Cornwall Education Learning Trust. The Trust is committed to providing quality continuing professional development. Necessary training would be given to the successful candidate.

Cornwall Education Learning Trust (CELT) is 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 over 7,500 learners across four secondary schools, one junior school and nine primary schools.

If you are interested in this position and wish to have an informal conversation, please contact the school on 01726 843522. Application forms and full details are available to download from or alternatively please email Applications by CV, letter or social media alone will not be accepted

Closing date for applications:     Friday 10th February 2023 at 9am

Interviews to be held:              w/b 20th February

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: