Maternity cover -to start 20th April 2023term time + 2 days

18.75 hours to include lunchtime duties- actual salary £8,661

Cornwall Education Learning Trust (CELT) is seeking to appoint a 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.

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 www.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:     Wednesday 8th February at 9am

Interviews to be held:                  Monday 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:https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/new-guidance-on-the-rehabilitation-of-offenders-act-1974