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West Sussex Alternative Provision College - 12 days remaining
Closing Date 16/12/2021
Cuckfield Road, , Burgess Hill, West Sussex RH15 8RE
NJC Grade 4 (5-6)
NOR: 292
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PRIMARY TEACHING ASSISTANT G4

CLOSING DATE:  9AM FRIDAY 10 DECEMBER 2021

INTERVIEW DATE: THURDAY 16 DECEMBER 2021

 

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.

What we are looking for:

We are currently seeking an enthusiastic, hard-working Primary Teaching Assistant, who wishes to join our friendly, supportive team. This is a fixed term Contract for a period of one year from date of appointment


Candidates invited for interview will be highly skilled individuals with experience of working in a school setting with challenging behaviours and supporting children with varying needs. 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 will be pupil engagement and behaviour.

The role will entail working across Reception to Key Stage 2, leading class based cover and covering for teacher absence as required.

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 can offer:

  • Invaluable experience of working in an Alternative Provision setting
  • Opportunity to work in a rewarding and vibrant team environment
  • Full support and ongoing training
  • Opportunities to progress and work interdepartmentally
  • Inclusion in our School Wellbeing strategy
  • Term Time only contract
  • LGPS Pension

If you are interested in this vacancy and would like an informal discussion or 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

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.


More Information: http://apcollege.co.uk/