This job expired on 29 September 2023

  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    29 September 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    11 September 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term - ends July 2025

Full-time equivalent salary

£28,000 – £38,810

Pay scale

M1– M6

Additional allowances

SEN allowance

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking to appoint an outstanding and committed Teacher of Humanities and PSHE with secondary experience. The successful applicant will be someone who embodies our Trust values, has diverse experience, as well as a passion for working with young people with additional needs. This is a fixed term contract until end of the 2024-2025 academic year.

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.

What the school offers its staff

  • 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

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 and Cornwall. 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.

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.

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 and we may carry out an online check.
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About Nine Maidens Alternative Provision Academy

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

Nine Maidens academy mainly supports the students 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.

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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