We are looking to appoint an outstanding, dynamic Higher
Level Teaching Assistant to work on a 1:1 basis with a student with a diagnosis
of Autism, ADHD and severe Dyslexia. The role requires a high level of
understanding and training in Autism and Communication and Interaction Needs. Our
ideal candidate will have excellent teamwork and communication skills,
boundless patience and resilience and the ability and enthusiasm to make a
difference with pupils who have a range of SEND needs. For a full list of
duties, please see the job description. This is a highly rewarding role, both for professional
development and the benefit of the child.
Once appointed the successful candidate will have access to a high level
of training including weekly Occupational Therapy and Speech and language
Glendinning Academy is part of Wave Multi Academy Trust and
is located in Newton Abbot in Devon. It caters for pupils that are
working at or around age equivalent expectations and have a diagnosis of
Autistic Spectrum condition (ASC), anxiety or Speech Language and Communication
We are looking for someone who embodies Wave Trust's values;
someone who has diverse experience and training, as well as a passion for
working with young people with additional needs.
For any general questions email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
We may close this vacancy early as we review
applications as they are received, to ensure you are considered for this role
please do not wait for the deadline to submit your application.
Glendinning Academy is a 120 place Special School for
children aged from 7 to 19 with social interaction and communication needs
including those on the Autism Spectrum. The academy opened in 2019 and will
have grown to 120 pupils and associated staff by Sep 2022.
Pupils have Education, Health and Care Plans with primary
needs of Autism Spectrum Condition (ASC) or Speech, Language and Communication
Glendinning Academy provides a personalised supportive
environment. Pupils have opportunities to use outdoor learning to access the
National Curriculum, developing communication, interaction, social and
emotional skills. Working in partnership with pupils, and their
parents/carers the academy supports pupils academically and in their journey to
independence. These partnerships play a vital role in ensuring pupils
enjoy, succeed and achieve.
Work with Wave Trust: What's in it for you?
- Pension Scheme
- Employee Assistance Programme
- Occupational Health Services
- Professional Development & Training
- Salary depending on experience
- Cycle to Work Scheme
- Tech Scheme
- Free Will Writing Benefit
- Health & Wellbeing Champion
- Company sick pay dependent on service
- Free refreshments in workplaces
Wave Trust: Who We Are
Wave are an established and successful Multi Academy Trust,
comprising of Alternative Provision Academies (APAs), Medical Academies
(including Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust’s child and adolescent
mental health unit ‘Sowenna’) and a Special Academy.
We provide education for vulnerable pupils aged 4 – 19
across Devon, Cornwall and we are expanding to Somerset with our special free
school. The Trust has a national reputation for the delivery of outstanding
pupil outcomes including enabling pupils to access the most appropriate
education setting and transition to employment, training and higher or further
education. The Trust educates over 1000 pupils and employs over 350 members of
We Aim To
- Provide a balanced and broad curriculum that
promotes the spiritual, moral, cultural, mental and physical development of
pupils and prepares them for the opportunities, responsibilities and
experiences of adult life.
- Give access to the National Curriculum; provide
opportunities for external accreditation, and, for those pupils with specific
learning difficulties, effective and personalised programmes.
- Ensure all pupils are supported to develop
positive attitudes towards themselves and others. Promoting emotional
well-being and self-esteem; helping our pupils to recognise their potential and
work positively within their community.
- We will respect all pupils and encourage them to
become active participants in their own learning, develop confidence,
independence, self-esteem and express their needs and desires.
- Seek effective and positive working
relationships with pupils’ families, schools and other agencies.
- Enable effective outcomes for our pupils.
Wave is dedicated to the safeguarding of children and Safer Recruitment Procedures will be followed. The position requires a satisfactory enhanced DBS check and we may carry out an online check.
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