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  • Closing date

    5 June 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    10 May 2023

Job details

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2, Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

  • View all Part timejobs - 30.5 hours per week, 39 weeks per year plus holiday entitlement. Total paid weeks of 45.248.

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary


What skills and experience we're looking for

Due to increased pupil numbers, we are seeking to appoint an energetic and enthusiastic SEN Teaching Assistants to work as part of a wider team at Nancealverne School. We currently have 93 pupils on roll and 56 members of staff.

Nancealverne School is a highly successful Academy Trust School that lies in the heart of Penzance, Cornwall. We provide a specialist- high quality, relevant and balanced education for young people aged 3-19 who have moderate tocomplex learning difficulties. This focuses on individual, personal, and academic achievement, setting high expectations for all.

The 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.

The role of an SEN Teaching Assistant at Nancealverne School may change during the day, dependent upon the support needs of each pupil. The successful candidate will be required to work alongside class teachers and other support staff and to follow any recommendations/guidance from multi agency teams. This position will include extensive training annually covering Safeguarding, TeamTeach, personal care and medical certificates depending on the needs of class (feeds, epilepsy training, etc.)

In order to be successful, you will have:

  • 1 years’ experience of supporting pupils with challenging behaviours, severe physical and/or learning difficulties is desirable for this position.
  • Experience in a school setting is desirable.
  • A warm and empathetic personality is vital, as is a desire to work professionally with others to ensure we provide the best possible support for our pupils.
  • A commitment to continuing professional development is necessary; we work closely together, and roles may be interchangeable to meet children’s needs.

What the school offers its staff

  • Company pension
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Free parking
  • On-site parking
  • Sick pay
  • Wellness programme

Commitment to safeguarding

We are committed to safeguarding children and the successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

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About Nancealverne School

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 19
School size
94 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 19
Phone number

At Nancealverne school we are committed to and passionate about the learning and progress of our pupils. Staff and governors have high aspirations for our children and young people through a broad and varied curriculum; highly structured; differentiated and personalised learning programmes. We provide a specialist; high quality and relevant education for young people aged 3-19 who have moderate to complex learning difficulties. This focuses on individual, personal and academic achievement-setting high expectations for all.

Arranging a visit to Nancealverne School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email vrogers@nancealverne.org.uk.

School location

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