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SEN Teaching Assistant, One post, part time, 16 hours.    To start 28th October 2019

As part of Truro and Penwith Academy Trust, Pendeen School is seeking an enthusiastic, patient and caring part time teaching assistant to join our fantastic team after Autumn Half Term 2019. A nurturing approach and knowledge of child development and special education needs is essential for the role, as is the ability to work as part of a team.


The role will be primarily based in a lower Key Stage Two class and will involve supporting a pupil with Downs Syndrome. This role is a job share with another existing member of staff and will require the ability to communicate effectively with colleagues.  We are seeking a confident practitioner with a compassionate, consistent and calm nature who is able to maintain a positive approach at all times.


Visits to the school are highly recommended. To arrange a visit, or to discuss the role further, please contact Rose Scrase, School secretary: or 01736 788 583


Application packs can be downloaded from or the school website

Closing Date: Friday 20th September 2019

Interviews: Friday 27th September 2019

Please note, all applications must be completed on the TPAT application form.

CVs will not be accepted.


We are committed to safeguarding children and the successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced Disclosure and Baring service (DBS) check and will be assessed against the Childcare Disqualification Regulations.