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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

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

  • View all Part timejobs - Permanent variable, 31.25 hours per week, 39 working weeks per year (includes CPD days) plus holidays (45.248 paid weeks per year). Monday to Friday 8:30am – 3.15pm

Contract type


Actual salary

Actual salary £11.24 per hour, £15,957 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 Falmouth 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

Falmouth ARB, located at Falmouth Primary Academy, 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 well as a competitive salary, the SPT offers these additional benefits;

  • 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 9 to 16
School size
174 pupils enrolled
Age range
9 to 16
Phone number

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