Secondary Teaching Assistant-Burgess Hill WSAPC

West Sussex Alternative Provision College, Burgess Hill, West Sussex, RH15 8RE

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  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    7 January 2022 at 9am

  • Date listed

    4 October 2021

Job details

Contract type

Fixed term (1 year-21-22)


NJC Grade 4 (5-6)

Secondary Teaching Assistant-Burgess Hill WSAPC job summary

What we are looking for: We are seeking to appoint a Teaching Assistant to work with pupils across the school. The successful candidate will start in this role as soon as possible. Candidates invited for interview will be highly skilled individuals with experience of working in a school setting with challenging behaviours. Specific training will be provided for the newly appointed candidate. It is very important that you are able to work well as part of a team and on your own. The ability to remain calm and level headed yet think on your feet is essential. In addition, you should ideally have had previous successful experience of working with pupils to help them improve their social skills, resilience and emotional wellbeing over time. A particular focus for this role will be pupil engagement and behaviour. All successful candidates will: • Be excellent practitioners with high expectations of all pupils • Be passionate about child-centred learning • Have excellent organisational and communication skills and enjoy working in a team • Preferably have experience of working in two or more key stages • Be able to make a positive contribution to the ethos of our school • Have a firm commitment to inclusion and equal opportunities for all
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About West Sussex Alternative Provision College

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 5 to 16
Education phase
School size
120 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 16
Contact email
Contact phone number


West Sussex Alternative Provision College (WSAPC) is an educational establishment based across the county on Seven separate sites. We provide education to young people who are not accessing mainstream education. We aim to provide a caring and positive environment where all are valued and supported through a personalised curriculum which challenges and inspires individuals to achieve their potential.

The College is rated as ‘Good’ following a recent Ofsted visit in March 2018 and our focus now, is to move from Good to Outstanding.

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