We are looking to appoint an outstanding, dynamic Teaching Assistant who embodies 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.
Work with Wave: What’s in it for you?
Wave Trust: Who We Are
- 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 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.
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.
If you feel this role is of interest, we would
love to hear from you
Wave is dedicated to the safeguarding of children and Safer Recruitment Procedures will be followed. The position requires a satisfactory enhanced DBS check and online check.
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