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Administrator - Miss Abbie Fraser 01208 831418


Full Time teacher – key stage 2 – September 2021 – permanent

Nanstallon School is building a committed team that is child-centred, collaborative and caring. At this moment in time it is an incredibly exciting place to be. Positive change is invigorating the whole community.

Our school motto: Ad Vitam Paramus means we are preparing children for life. Everything we do is focused on giving every child the best teaching, experiences, environment and opportunities regardless of background or circumstance. We take this responsibility very seriously and are proud to be a local authority foundation school serving a mixed rural community.

You are warmly invited to visit and experience for yourself the friendly, engaging and purposeful atmosphere of the school. Nanstallon is a beautiful Bodmin valley village overlooking the River Camel with routes onto The Camel Trail. It is a school with a feast of learning opportunities on its doorstep and a school that is actively involved with the community.

This position would ideally suit a qualified teacher with aspirations to lead special needs.

We look forward to meeting you and to receiving your application by 8 December. Interviews will take place on 18 December. Detailed references will be requested for all shortlisted candidates.

Nanstallon School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful candidates will need to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the DBS checks. Nanstallon School is an equal opportunities employer.


key stage 2 teacher


Apprentice Teaching Assistant with specific interest: Special Needs Specialism

Apprentice Application

Brief overview of the role

We are looking for an energetic, enthusiastic and emotionally intelligent person with a love of the outdoors who is eager to nurture young children’s learning and work as part of a child-centred team.

We know the importance of working in the local community and we strive to develop trusting relationships between home, school and pupils. Being a small village school, we have the unique opportunity to know every child. Our motto, Ad Vitam Paramus means preparing for life and is central to developing skills for life.

Closing date

17 Aug 2020

Apprenticeship summary

  • Working week
    • Monday-Friday 8.30am-3.00pm
    • Total hours per week: 30
  • Weekly wage

£135.00 initially with the opportunity for progression after 3 and 9 month reviews

  • Expected duration

12 months

  • Possible start date

07 September 2020

  • Positions

1 available

Vacancy description

  • To support children with their learning in order that they achieve their full potential in school
  • To develop an understanding of the learning needs of children and use this knowledge to support them to become independent learners in the classroom
  • To take into account a child’s learning needs and ensure their access to the lesson/provision and its content through appropriate clarification, explanations, and use of equipment and materials
  • To support positive play and assist with promoting a healthy lifestyle and sport in school
  • To provide support for children’s emotional and social needs by encouraging and modelling positive behaviour and demonstrating high expectations, in line with the school’s positive behaviour policy
  • To assist with the general pastoral care of children and develop through training a trauma informed approach to supporting the most vulnerable
  • To be aware of and comply with policies and procedures relating to child protection, security, confidentiality and data protection, reporting all concerns to an appropriate person
  • To accompany teaching staff and children on visits, trips and out of school activities as required
  • To share responsibility for safety, health and welfare of children in the setting at all times
  • Supervise indoor and outdoor activities
  • To organise materials, resources and equipment for activities in the setting
  • To assist in the preparation and clearing up of activities and encourage children to help to take responsibility for planned activities
  • To attend required meetings and training sessions
  • To maintain confidentiality in all school related matters

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • maths and English at GCSE C grade or above
  • Sporting interests and/ or artistic and creative

Personal qualities

  • Resourceful and Creative
  • Proactive, Organised and Punctual
  • Empathetic and Emotionally Attuned
  • Collaborative Mentality
  • A sense of humour

Desired qualifications

maths and English at grade C or above

Future prospects

Progression onto a level 3 qualification and/or long term career.

Training provider



  • Linda Hobbs

Training to be provided     

Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools Level 2

This qualification comprises of both mandatory and optional units, including:

  • Safeguarding the welfare of children and young people
  • Help improve own and team practice in schools
  • Support children and young people’s positive behaviour
  • Provide displays in schools
  • Provide support for therapy sessions

Awarding Qualification: City & Guilds

Duration: 12 months

Apprenticeship framework

Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools Level 2