Teaching Assistants (3 posts) - Stansfield Academy (Wave Multi Academy Trust)

  • Multiple Locations
  • Multiple Terms
  • C12 - C17 £19,454 - £20,240 pro rata

Reports To: Vice Principal

About the role
Required to start as soon as possible.
We are looking to appoint two Primary phase and one Secondary phase Teaching Assistants who are outstanding and dynamic. The ideal candidates will embody the Trust’s values; people with diverse experiences, as well as a passion for working with young people with additional needs.
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 social, emotional and mental health needs.
For a full list of duties, please see the job description.

About the Academy
Stansfield Academy is an Alternative Provision setting providing full time education for children from 4-16 years of age.
Catchment includes Central Devon including Exeter, East Devon and Mid Devon working closely with Devon County Council to ensure a swift transition both into and out of the Academy to minimise the impact on pupil’s learning.
For more academy information, visit Stansfield Academy (Exeter) - Wave MAT.

Work for 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
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. 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.

For any general questions, contact us here or email us at recruitment@wavedu.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 and submit this along with the equal opportunities form here.
Please apply by noon on the closing date.
Interview Date: 25 August 2022

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Job Details

  • OrganisationOther Organisations
  • Work LocationExeterDevon
  • Work Postcode

    EX2 7LB


  • Reference

    KH2870


  • Occupational GroupEducation Support


  • Salary Details

    C12 - C17 £19,454 - £20,240 pro rata


  • Job TermPermanent
  • Appointment TypeFull TimeTerm Time
  • Hours

    32.5 hours per week

  • Closing Date

    17/08/2022

  • DBS Check Required

    Yes