Staff Vacancies

Teaching Assistant

11 – 16 Co-educational Comprehensive

NOR 1228

Required for 1 September 2020

Teaching Assistants

Fixed term, in the first instance, until 31 August 2021

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

£17,710 pending pay award

(NB this salary will be proportionately reduced to reflect term time only working)

Redruth School is one of the most progressive schools in Cornwall and we are looking to recruit enthusiastic, adaptable and motivated individuals who are 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 candidates 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:   Wednesday 19 August 2020

Interviews:    Tuesday 25 August 2020

To obtain application details and job description:  Please download from our school website at  (see Key Information/Job Vacancies). 

Alternatively, please contact Sheila Kane, Clerk to Governors/Personnel Administrator, by email:

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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