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West Sussex Alternative Provision College - -3 days remaining
Closing Date 15/10/2021
Cuckfield Road, , Burgess Hill, West Sussex RH15 8RE
Grade 8 (20-24)
NOR: 292
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HIGHER LEVEL TEACHING ASSISTANT (37 hours – G8)

CLOSING DATE: 9AM TUESDAY 15 OCTOBER 2021

INTERVIEW DATE: THURSDAY 21 OCTOBER 2021 FROM  2:30PM

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 seeking to appoint a Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA) to work with pupils across the school.  The successful candidates will start in this role as soon as possible.

The ideal candidates will be highly skilled Teaching Assistants/HLTAs, with the experience, skills, attributes and desire to become a successful HLTA.  A particular focus for this position will be pupil engagement and behaviour.  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.

The role will entail working in Key Stage 3 and 4, leading class based cover or interventions for groups of children, covering teacher absence in year groups 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
  • Meet HLTA Standard of equivalent qualification or experience
  • 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

Please note that the term time salary at SCP 20 is approx. £21403 per annum.

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