Teacher of Science & Careers Lead
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19 June 2023 at 12pm (midday)
26 April 2023
- Key stage 3, Key stage 4
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Full-time equivalent salary
- £28,000 - £38,810 pro-rata
- M1 - M6
Recruitment & Retention bonus also available
What skills and experience we're looking for
We are looking to appoint an outstanding Teacher of Science. The successful candidate will embody the 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, the ability and enthusiasm to make a difference with students who have a range of needs.
For a full list of duties, please see the job description.
What the school offers its staff
Work with Wave: 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
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.
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.
We are kind, we have empathy. We consider the consequences of our decisions, large and small on those around us.
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.
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.
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 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
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About Caradon Alternative Provision Academy
- School type
- Academy, ages 5 to 16
- School size
- 11 pupils enrolled
- Age range
- 5 to 16
- Ofsted report
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- Email address
aradon Academy provides education for mainstream pupils who have been permanently excluded or are at risk of permanent exclusion or on an intervention basis. Caradon Academy is based in Liskeard, South East Cornwall; a region that includes some of the most socially and economically deprived rural areas within the county of Cornwall. The academy is a mainstream provision for pupils designated as disengaged. It is most effective when used as an early intervention strategy to re-engage pupils with their learning. Caradon Academy can take up to 40 pupils and is a mixed sex academy for pupils who have been permanently excluded or are on intervention programmes between Key Stage 1 – Key Stage 4. Caradon Academy is inspected as a mainstream provision and as such have to meet Ofsted criteria with regard to attendance, behaviour, attainment and pupil progress. In the last Ofsted inspection (2018) Caradon Academy was rated as ‘Good’ by Ofsted outcome. We work closely with all of the secondary and primary schools within our partnership to ensure the needs of those most vulnerable pupils are met. Our curriculum is tailored to meet the needs of our pupils and staff work extremely hard to ensure pupils are given every opportunity to succeed and aspire. We work closely with a diverse range of outside agencies both statutory and voluntary so that our young people can access the support and guidance they need. At Key Stage 1, 2 and 3 pupils follow a personalised learning programme linked to the national curriculum, whilst at Key Stage 4 pupils will follow a personalised learning programme which is linked to both academic qualifications and/or a vocational route, which can include work experience. The pathway followed by the pupil will be dependent on their educational needs and may include elements of on-line learning. Pupils access the academy either through permanent exclusion or as a result of being referred to the pupil placement panel or medical pupil referral panel. This panel, made up of local schools, acts as the placement panel for pupils into and out of the academy. It is expected that a pupil in KS2 will access the academy for a maximum of 4 terms, whilst at KS3 a pupil will access the academy for up to a maximum of 3 terms. It is acknowledged that pupils in KS4 may spend the whole of that key stage in an academy.
Arranging a visit to Caradon Alternative Provision Academy
To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email Recruitment@waveedu.org.
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