10 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    ASAP

  • Closing date

    6 February 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    25 January 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

M1 - UPS3, £28,000 – £43,685 pro-rata

Additional allowances

+ SEN Allowance

What skills and experience we're looking for

A range of exciting opportunities to suit outstanding, dynamic Teachers due to an increase in pupil placements at Community & Hospital Education Service (CHES).

We are seeking teachers qualified to teach a range of subjects including English, Maths and Science and the flexibility to suit the right candidate’s full time or part time requirements.

CHES provides both in-person and remote education to pupils who are unable to attend mainstream school due to their medical/health needs. As we expand our provision the opportunity to teach at our Truro Academy, small groups and 1:1 tuition both online and remote (working closer to the area the pupil lives in) are available. Our Academy serves children living across Cornwall.

Our ideal candidates 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 needs.

We are looking for people who embody Wave Trust's values; who have diverse experience, as well as a passion for working with young people with additional 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
  • 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 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.

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.

Further details about the role

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. An online check may be carried out.

Applying for the job

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About Community & Hospital Education Service Ap Academy

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 16
School size
15 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 16

CHES Academy is a medical provision academy that provide education for children and young people with complex medical and/or mental health needs which prevent them from attending school. We pride ourselves in providing pupils with access to high quality education, ensuring they are thoroughly prepared for the next stage in their learning journey. Personalisation is the cornerstone of our pedagogy; the curriculum is bespoke and programmes are crafted to meet individual needs which demands a totally flexible and adaptable approach to teaching and learning from all involved. Our medical provisions provide personalised education through a combination of centre teaching, individual teaching and online learning. CHES has three teaching centres in Cornwall; Glynn House our school base in Truro; our Hospital School room in the Royal Cornwall Hospital and our Education Unit within Sowenna, the adolescent Tier 4 unit in Bodmin.

Arranging a visit to Community & Hospital Education Service Ap Academy

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

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