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1 to 1 Teaching Assistant

Glendinning Academy, Newton Abbot, Devon, TQ12 4HD

This job expired on 4 December 2022

  • Start date details

    ASAP

  • Closing date

    4 December 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    24 November 2022

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 2, Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

  • View all Part timejobs - 32 hours per week, term time Mon, Weds, Thurs 08:30 – 15:30 Tues 09:30 – 15:30 Fri – 08:30 – 14:30

Contract type

Fixed term - ends 25/07/23

Full-time equivalent salary

£21,189 - £21,968 pro rata

Pay scale

NJC4 - 6

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking to appoint an outstanding, dynamic Teaching Assistant to support a pupil 1 to 1. 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.

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 Needs (SLCN).

We are looking for someone who embodies Wave Trust's values; someone who has diverse experience, as well as a passion for working with young people with additional needs.

The curriculum largely follows the National Curriculum, and currently is taught through the medium of the International Primary Curriculum and the International Middle Years Curriculum, with a focus, where possible of learning outside of the classroom.

To apply please use our application form available on our website and submit this along with the equal opportunities to application@waveedu.org

For any general questions email us at recruitment@wavedu.org

What the school offers its staff

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 Needs (SLCN).

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: What’s in it for you?

  • Pension Scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Counselling
  • 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


Further details about the role

Wave Trust: What we believe and what we do

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 2 Special Academies (including one in pre-opening).

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 staff.

Our Values

Evidence shows that the values we embody empower young people to succeed; these are the values we are looking for when we recruit new staff or work with new stakeholders.

BE POSITIVE

We value positivity, no matter what the circumstances. It is our intention to stay constructive, optimistic and confident both for and with our young people and their families.

HAVE EMPATHY

We are kind, we have empathy. We consider the consequences of our decisions, large and small on those around us.

SHOW RESPECT

We conduct ourselves in ways that earn the trust of those around us. We respect each other and those we work with.

WORK AS ONE TEAM

We depend on teamwork and the relationships we have. When we work together we are stronger. Together we will achieve more.

BE INCLUSIVE

Everybody is treated fairly and equally; no-one is marginalised or left behind. We are inclusive, we embrace the human spirit. We value diversity of people and thought.


Commitment to safeguarding

Wave is dedicated to the safeguarding of children and Safer Recruitment Procedures will be followed. The position requires a satisfactory enhanced DBS check.

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About Glendinning Academy

School type
Free School, ages 7 to 19
School size
89 pupils enrolled
Age range
7 to 19

School location

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