Teaching Assistant (TA)

Pencalenick School, Truro, Cornwall, TR1 1TE

10 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    as soon as possible after interview

  • Application deadline

    7 October 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    22 September 2022

Job details

Key stages

Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

  • View all Full timejobs - Permanent variable, 31.25 hours per week (8:20am – 3:05pm with an unpaid half an hour lunch break each day), 39 working weeks per year (includes CPD days) plus holidays (45.248 paid weeks per year)

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£19,750 FTE

Pay scale

Actual salary £14,475 per annum (£10.24 per hour)

Teaching Assistant (TA) job summary

We are seeking to appoint an energetic and enthusiastic TA to work as part of a wider team at Mount Charles 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. 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.

Applying for the job

Application packs should be emailed to admin@pencalenick.org or by post to Mrs Fiona Weller or Mrs Vicky Lane, Special Partnership Trust c/o Pencalenick School, St Clement, Truro, TR1 1TE to arrive no later than 7th October 2022.

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Supporting documents

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

About Pencalenick School

School type
Academy, ages 9 to 16
School size
174 pupils enrolled
Age range
9 to 16
Contact phone number
01872 520385

Mount Charles ARB, located at Mount Charles 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.

Arranging a visit to Pencalenick School

Please email admin@pencalenick.org to arrange a school visit

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