Exams Officer - Torlands Academy (Wave Multi Academy Trust)

  • Multiple Locations
  • Multiple Terms
  • E23-E28 £23,715 - £27,785 pro rata

Reports To: Principal

About the role
Required to start as soon as possible.
We are looking to appoint an outstanding Exams Officer who embodies our 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.

About the Academy
Torlands Academy is a medical provision that provides 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.
Torlands provides personalised education through a combination of teaching at our centre in Exeter (Merrivale), small group teaching, online learning and 1:1 teaching.

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 Trust: What we believe and what we do

Who We Are
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 two 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 1,000 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;
• Promote 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.
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.
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 look forward to hearing from you.

To arrange an informal discussion about the role with the Principal, Frances Harland, email fharland@waveedu.org.

For any general questions, email recruitment@waveedu.org.

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

To apply, please use our application form available on our website Vacancies - Wave MAT.
Your completed application form should be returned, along with the equal opportunities form, to recruitment@waveedu.org.
Please apply by noon on the closing date.

Interview Date: to be confirmed

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Job Details

  • OrganisationOther Organisations
  • Work LocationExeterDevon
  • Work Postcode

    EX4 1PT


  • Reference

    KH2987


  • Occupational GroupEducation Support


  • Salary Details

    E23-E28 £23,715 - £27,785 pro rata


  • Job TermPermanent
  • Appointment TypePart TimeAnnualised Hours
  • Hours

    12.5 hours per week on an annualised contract

  • Closing Date

    28/09/2022

  • DBS Check Required

    Yes