Primary Teaching Assistant

Nine Maidens Alternative Provision Academy, Redruth, TR16 6ND

3 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    3 January 2023

  • Closing date

    12 December 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    22 November 2022

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

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 and committed Teaching Assistant who embodies our Trust values; someone who has diverse experience, as well as a passion for working with young people with additional 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 social, emotional and mental health needs.

For a full list of duties, please see the job description..

To apply please visit the 'How to Apply' page on our website https://www.wavemat.org/vacancies

For any general questions use the 'Contact Us' page on the vacancies are of the Wave Trust website or email recruitment@waveedu.org

What the school offers its staff

Nine Maidens academy mainly supports the pupils from the Camborne, Redruth area and the Lizard peninsula.

It is based near the village of Four Lanes and surrounded by rolling countryside. Nine Maidens is split into a secondary department and a primary department. Each pupil's programme is individualised and work is set at appropriate levels enabling all pupils to access the curriculum. It is one of the few academies in the country to be awarded the Dyslexia Friendly Schools Quality Mark and takes pride in the intervention programmes offered.

Outdoor Learning is another unique strength of the academy which gives the pupils opportunities to learn in a creative manner away from the classroom. Pupils consider Nine Maidens to be a safe place to learn and that every day is a fresh start.

Further details about the role

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

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.


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 Nine Maidens Alternative Provision Academy

School type
Academy, ages 5 to 16
School size
13 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 16

Arranging a visit to Nine Maidens Alternative Provision Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@waveedu.org.

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