SEN Teaching Assistant

Gulval School, Penzance, Cornwall, TR18 3BJ

8 days remaining to apply

  • Application deadline

    4 July 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    16 June 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type


Annual or full time equivalent salary

£18,511 pro rata.

Actual salary

£9.60 per hour

SEN Teaching Assistant job summary

Do you have the energy, positivity and ambition to join a thriving, happy school?

Would you like the chance to raise the aspirations of children, families and the local community as part of a dedicated and professional team? Gulval School is seeking to appoint an experienced, enthusiastic and motivated SEN Teaching Assistant to join their friendly team of professionals.

You will be part of a busy and focused early years team supporting an individual child under the direction of the Class Teacher and Senco. You will be responsible for ensuring high quality learning support continues to impact positively on the outcomes of pupils, part of a team of professionals working in the first Thrive School of Excellence in the country.

Gulval School is a thriving and happy school, led by a Headteacher with a passion for adventurous learning; we strive for excellence in all that we do. We want to appoint an outstanding Teaching Assistant with energy, enthusiasm, resilience, a love of the outdoors and a ‘can do’ attitude who wants to play a part in the continued success of our school by becoming part of our community of experienced professionals.

This role will be an exciting and rewarding challenge for any SEN Teaching Assistant wanting to become a part of our school family.

The successful candidate will:

• Be highly motivated and driven, with a track record of outstanding classroom support (or a capacity and aspiration to achieve excellence),

  • Have high expectations for themselves and our pupils.

  • Be effective in supporting pupil behaviour with a commitment towards each individual child.

• Demonstrate the ability to work proactively as part of a team with a ‘can do’ positive attitude ensuring the needs of every child are fully met.

• Share in our passion for adventure learning.

In return we offer:

• A school where our support for pupils’ welfare and behaviour is rated Outstanding by Ofsted

• A vibrant workplace with a dedicated staff – ‘Team Gulval’ – and wonderful children

• A supportive and driven leadership team with a clear vision and a passion for excellence

• Investment in staff CPD to develop the quality of teaching, maximise opportunities for extending responsibilities and facilitating career aspirations.

• The opportunity to work in a National Thrive School of Excellence.

We would be delighted to welcome you on a visit to our happy school. You’d be introduced to members of the team, meet some of our amazing children, our guinea pigs, our chickens and our pygmy goats… You wouldn’t be disappointed! Should you wish to arrange an appointment, please contact the school office.

Applying for the job

For a full job description and application form please visit the TPAT website , or school website or contact Penny Nicholls via email at .

Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

About Gulval School

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
163 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11

School location

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