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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible after interview.

  • Closing date

    13 October 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    29 September 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, 32.5 hours per week, 8:15am – 3:15pm with a half an hour unpaid lunch, 39 working weeks per year (includes CPD days) plus holidays (45.4506 paid weeks per year)

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

- £21.675 FTE

Actual salary


What skills and experience we're looking for

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.

What the school offers its staff

Budehaven ARB, located at Budehaven Community 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.

Further details about the role

In additional to a competitive salary, the Special Partnership Trust provides additional benefits to form part of the staff reward package. This includes:

  • 37 days paid holiday (including bank holidays) from start of employment with the Trust
  • Employees Assistance Programme – information attached.
  • Access to Extra Special, the Trusts employee benefits and perks hub, including hundreds of retailer discounts and wellbeing portal – Visit Extra Special | Welcome (rewardgateway.co.uk)
  • Simply Health Plan – supporting our employees, and their families, with health care costs – you will receive an email shortly to register
  • Discounts on new O2 phone contracts - https://www.o2.co.uk/open (CODE:TEACH)
  • Discounted gym memberships with Better Leisure - https://www.caph.org.uk/web/better_discounts/393636
  • Bike 2 Work Scheme - https://www.bike2workscheme.co.uk/employer/register (CODE: B2W/31072)
  • 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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