We are looking to appoint an outstanding, dynamic Teaching
Assistant. 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 SEND needs. For a full list of duties, please see the job description.
Glendinning Academy is part of Wave Multi Academy Trust and
is located in Newton Abbot in Devon. It caters for pupils that are
working at or around age equivalent expectations and have a diagnosis of
Autistic Spectrum condition (ASC), anxiety or Speech Language and Communication
We are looking for someone who embodies Wave Trust's values;
someone who has diverse experience, as well as a passion for working with young
people with additional needs.
The curriculum largely follows the National Curriculum, and
currently is taught through the medium of the International Primary Curriculum
and the International Middle Years Curriculum, with a focus, where possible of
learning outside of the classroom.
To apply please use our application
form available on our website and submit this along with the equal opportunities to firstname.lastname@example.org
For any general questions email us at email@example.com
Glendinning Academy is a 120 place Special School for
children aged from 7 to 19 with social interaction and communication needs
including those on the Autism Spectrum. The academy opened in 2019 and will
have grown to 120 pupils and associated staff by Sep 2022.
Pupils have Education, Health and Care Plans with primary
needs of Autism Spectrum Condition (ASC) or Speech, Language and Communication
Glendinning Academy provides a personalised supportive
environment. Pupils have opportunities to use outdoor learning to access the
National Curriculum, developing communication, interaction, social and
emotional skills. Working in partnership with pupils, and their
parents/carers the academy supports pupils academically and in their journey to
independence. These partnerships play a vital role in ensuring pupils
enjoy, succeed and achieve.
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
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
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
We conduct ourselves in ways that earn the trust of those around
us. We respect each other and those
we work with.
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.
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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