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Teaching Assistant

Penryn CollegePenryn

Teaching Assistant 

We require full time teaching assistants to support students with special educational needs in a variety of subject areas throughout the school. You should have excellent literacy, numeracy and interpersonal skills, evidence of effective working with young people and high expectations for pupil’s achievements. Previous manual handling training/experience and personal care are an advantage.

These roles are due to start as soon as possible.  These are fixed term contracts in the first instance until 31st August 2022.


About the College

Penryn College is a lively thriving college with an excellent reputation who cater for boys and girls aged between 11 and 16 years with a current number on roll of 1145 and we pride ourselves on offering the very best for our students.

Our modern school building, has a great range of resources, including an information rich environment, state of the art sporting facilities including a 6 badminton court size sports hall, the latest generation astro turf pitch, our own climbing wall and iPad’s for all students and staff.

Our College buildings and 10 acres of grounds are used extensively by the community for sporting activities, performances and fund raising activities. Our unique relationship with surrounding primary schools - known as the "Penryn Partnership" - helps primary children to settle in to the college whilst adjusting to their new environment. 

How to apply

Further details and an application pack can be found on the school website at www.penryn-college.cornwall.sch.uk/the-school/vacancies/   

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and the successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS check. In accordance with our policies we are unable to process applications without a fully completed application form.

Closing date: Monday 27th September 2021

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