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  • Start date details

    as soon as possible after interview

  • Closing date

    27 January 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    12 January 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

  • View all Part timejobs - Permanent variable, 13 hours per week, 39 working weeks per year (includes CPD days) plus holidays (45.4506 paid weeks per year). Thursday and Friday 8:25am - 3:25pm, with half an hour lunch break

Contract type


Actual salary

Actual salary £11.24 per hour, £6,638 per annum (£21,675 FTE)

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking to appoint an energetic and enthusiastic TA to work as part of a wider team at Brannel ARB to start as soon as possible.

We are looking for someone with initiative and a willingness to become an active member of our friendly and professional ARB, where meeting the learning potential of our students is our highest priority. The successful candidate will be required to work alongside class teachers and teaching assistants and to follow any recommendations/guidance from multi agency teams. Experience of supporting students with complex and multiple learning needs or disabilities is a must, along with the confidence to manage emotional or behavioural difficulty.

The successful candidate will have:

  • A minimum of two years relevant experience working with children, preferably in an educational setting
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • A good understanding of safeguarding children
  • High quality planning, annotation and recording skills
  • An ability to work on their own initiative and be self-motivated.

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

Brannel ARB, located at Brannel 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.

As part of the Special Partnership Trust, as well as your salary, there are also other benefits that form part of your total reward;

  • 37 days paid holiday (including bank holidays) from start of employment with the Trust
  • Employees Assistance Programme
  • Access to Extra Special, the Trusts employee benefits and perks hub, including hundreds of retailer discounts and wellbeing portal
  • Simply Health Plan – supporting our employees, and their families, with health care costs
  • Discounts on new O2 phone contracts
  • Discounted gym memberships with Better Leisure
  • Bike 2 Work Scheme
  • Gul discounts when the trust places group orders
  • Microsoft Office 365 Licences, you are able to use your work account to use excel, word and office packages on your home computer.
  • Eye Test Reimbursements via Pay and Claim or Vouchers for Specsavers.
  • First Aid & Fire Warden Allowances.
  • Long Service Vouchers - £100 after 10 years’ service, £200 after 20 years’ service.
  • Local Government or Teachers Pensions Scheme

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. Applicants should also be aware that an online search will be undertaken for all shortlisted candidates.
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About Pencalenick School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 16
School size
177 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 16
Phone number

Pencalenick School is a vibrant and progressive SEN school based in Cornwall providing high quality education and support for pupils aged 11-16 with complex learning difficulties and disabilities. Pencalenick School also has the benefit of four outreach Area Resource Bases (ARBs) which are based within mainstream schools at Budehaven, Brannel, Falmouth and Mount Charles. Two of our ARBs offer primary provision and two offer secondary provision. Pencalenick School and the ARBs are members of the Special Partnership Trust, an ambitious and inspiring collaboration of specialist provision in Cornwall, with a focus on excellence in learning for everyone.

Arranging a visit to Pencalenick School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email admin@pencalenick.org.

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