35 hours a week, permanent role term time + 3 days- salary range £16,564-£18,939

Cornwall Education Learning Trust (CELT) is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, organised and committed Social, Emotional, Mental Health Higher Level Teaching Assistant. This is an exciting opportunity to join a great team and make a positive contribution across the school.

You will take a pro-active role as a key member of a multi-disciplinary team in the support of pupils, teachers, the curriculum and the school. You will support the professional work of teachers in delivering programmes of work and taking responsibility for agreed learning activities under an agreed system of supervision. You will be expected to plan and deliver social, emotional, mental health sessions and resourcing for classes, under the direction of our SENDCo and Assistant Head teachers.

You must be passionate about children’s learning and supportive in working with and alongside other professionals. You must be committed to maintaining high standards and expectations.

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.

Cornwall has a hugely diverse landscape with nearly a third of the county designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.  Cornwall is almost completely surrounded by sea with dramatic coastline, captivating fishing harbours, spectacular sandy beaches and a rich cultural heritage.

For more information please call Rachel Nile from Monday 16th January: 01726 73911 or email

Application forms and full details are available to download

Applications by CV, letter or social media alone will not be accepted.

Closing date for applications:   Monday 30th January 9am

Interviews to be held:                w/b Monday 6th 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: