Teaching Assistant, 2 roles available

Stansfield Academy, Exeter, EX2 7LB

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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    30 September 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    11 July 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

C12 £19,454 - C17 £20,240 pro rata

Teaching Assistant, 2 roles available job summary

We are looking to appoint 2 outstanding, dynamic Teaching Assistants.  The ideal candidate will embody the Trust’s 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.

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

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 workplace   

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’) all rated Good/Outstanding by OFSTED 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. 

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. 

 If you feel this role is of interest, we look forward to hearing from you

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About Stansfield Academy

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

Stansfield Academy is an Alternative Provision Academy providing full time education for children from 4-16 years of age. We cover Central Devon including Exeter, East Devon and Mid Devon and work closely with Devon County Council to ensure a swift transition both into and out of the Academy to minimise the impact of any transition on the learning of those young people.

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