Berrycoombe Primary School – Teaching Assistant

Closing Date: 2nd October 2022

Interview Date: 6th October 2022

Contract : Fixed Term 6 Months / Term Time Only

An exciting opportunity to join our friendly team

Berrycoombe School (part of Truro and Penwith Academy Trust) are seeking to appoint an experienced, enthusiastic and motivated SEND Teaching Assistant to join our friendly School. The position will be working 30hrs, term time only and will be initially for 6 months.  Monday to Friday 8:45 to 15:00.

The TA will work under the direction of the SENCO to support a child with additional needs. The successful applicant will be attuned to, and supportive of, a child’s emotional needs and requirements. The successful applicant will be able to support children in different ability groups in Reading, Writing and Maths and to help to secure good rates of progress.

You will need to be experienced in working with children with additional needs, in particular those requiring support with their social emotional mental health needs and have a good understanding of trauma and the impact that can have on a child’s learning experience. You will be able to demonstrate the above qualities as well as having excellent related qualifications.  

Completed Application Forms should be emailed to or posted to Kathryn Williams, Berrycoombe School, Berrycoombe Vale, Bodmin, PL31 2PH.

Application Pack


Truro and Penwith Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. If successful in being appointed to a post you will be expected to apply for a disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service as well as other employment checks before your appointment is confirmed. 

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