Permanent – Required to start as soon as possible

30 hours per week, 44.200 paid weeks

(Term Time + 3 additional days across the year)

Salary range £13,921 actual gross per annum

Our dedicated and experienced Learning Support team are looking to appoint a dynamic and enthusiastic Teaching Assistant to join a well established department supporting students with additional needs.  We seek to appoint individuals who can take a proactive role in supporting the educational, social and physical needs of students at our school.  The successful candidate will be able to use their initiative and support teaching and learning within the English and Maths departments.  Necessary training will be provided to the successful candidate.  If you are passionate and enthusiastic about working with fantastic young people, we would love to hear from you.

Newquay Tretherras is a wonderful, forward-thinking place to work and this is an exciting opportunity for a talented and committed individual to develop their career in a great school, working with our fantastic staff and students.  We are the largest school in Cornwall, with over 1700 young people, including a thriving Sixth Form.  Newquay Tretherras is part of Cornwall Education Learning Trust (CELT), a family of Cornish Primary and Secondary Schools, which is responsible for educating learners in four secondary schools, one junior school and nine primary schools with a strategic vision of ‘learning together to help every child achieve more’. 

In addition to a competitive salary, we are committed to the well-being of our employees with an excellent Employee Assistance Programme through Health Assured. We promote continuous professional development and offer an employer contribution pension through the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS).

Application forms and full details are available to download from below.

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

Closing date for applications:     Monday 20th February 2023 at 9am

Interviews to be held:                  Week commencing 27th February 2023

Cornwall Education Learning Trust is an equal opportunities employer and is also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.  We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  All offers of employment are subject to the satisfactory completion of safer recruitment checks and references including an enhanced DBS check.

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