Deadline is tomorrow

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    3 December 2021 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    5 November 2021

Job details

Job role
Teaching assistant
SEND responsibilities (special educational needs and disabilities)
Working pattern
Will consider part time, term time
32.5
Contract type
Fixed term (Academic Year 21-22)
Salary
NJC Grade 4 (5-6)

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
You will have:

• Maths and English GCSE or Equivalent Grade C or above
• A good standard of education across a range of subjects
• Excellent numeracy/literacy skills – equivalent to NVQ Level 2 in English & Maths
• Working knowledge of national curriculum and other relevant learning programmes
• Full working knowledge of relevant policies/codes of practice/legislation
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to pre-employment checks, including references and Disclosure & Barring Service check.

WSAPC is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications for all vacancies from appropriately qualified persons regardless of age, disability, ethnicity, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, religion or belief.

Applying for the job

If you are interested in this vacancy and have any questions please email hr@wsapc.co.uk in the first instance
Details of this role, including a job description, and an application pack can be downloaded from the school website at www.apcollege.co.uk or from the links in this advert.

Completed application forms should be sent to hr@wsapc.co.uk

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Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 5 to 16
Education phase
School size
132 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 16
Contact email
hr@wsapc.co.uk
Contact phone number
01444232771

About West Sussex Alternative Provision College

About WSAPC

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.

School location

Cuckfield Road, Burgess Hill, West Sussex, RH15 8RE

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