Staff Vacancies

Teaching Assistants

11 – 16 Co-educational Comprehensive

NOR 1467

Required for January 2023

Teaching Assistants

Fixed term, in the first instance, until 31 August 2023

30 hours per week, term time only (44.263 total paid weeks)

£18,327, pay award pending

(NB this salary will be proportionately reduced to reflect hours per week, term time only working)

Redruth School is one of the most successful schools in Cornwall and we would like someone who is passionate about learning to join us on our journey to outstanding.  You would be joining a vibrant, committed workforce in beautiful West Cornwall.

We are looking to appoint Teaching Assistants to take a pro-active role in the support of the educational, social and physical needs of our students.  The successful candidate will support the curriculum and the school through the provision of assistance to the classroom teacher in the practical organisation of class activities and small group work.

Applicants will need:

  • the ability to work with young people
  • excellent communication skills
  • self-motivation and a friendly manner
  • a high standard of computer literacy and excellent organisational skills
  • to be passionate about promoting learning and achievement for all
  • the ability to work effectively as part of a team
  • English and Mathematics GCSE grade C/4/NVQ level 2 or equivalent

If you have the necessary energy, enthusiasm and motivation to make a difference, we would welcome your application.

Closing date: Monday 9 January 2023

Interviews: week commencing Monday 16 January 2023 

To obtain an application form and job description: Please download from our school website at (see School Information/Job Vacancies).  If you have any queries please email Sheila Kane, Personnel Administrator/Clerk to Governors at:

Completed applications (Application and Equal Opportunities forms) to be submitted to Sheila Kane by email:

Redruth School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  The successful candidate will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, and will be assessed against the Childcare Disqualifications Regulations.

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