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West Sussex Alternative Provision College - 10 days remaining
Closing Date 14/12/2021
Cuckfield Road, , Burgess Hill, West Sussex RH15 8RE
NJC Grade 6 (09-12)
NOR: 292

INCLUSION Teaching Assistant x 2

Closing Date: 8AM-Tuesday 07 December 2021

Interview Dates-14-15 December 2021


If you are a dedicated and enthusiastic individual who is able to work independently, with an interest in working with young people and would like the opportunity to join a successful team, then we would like to hear from you.

We are seeking to appoint someone as an advocate for inclusive practice in mainstream schools.  You will utilise mentoring and coaching skills to work directly with pupils at risk of permanent exclusion in mainstream secondary schools.  An ability to offer experiential opportunities to engage pupils would be an asset e.g sport, art, drama, cooking.  Your work will also involve you supporting secondary school staff to identify and apply strategies to support pupils to succeed.

You will work as part of the WSAPC Inclusion Team to provide support and mentoring to children and staff in mainstream schools to develop skills and strategies in order to avoid permanent exclusions. 

This is an exciting opportunity to work in a role that is diverse and rewarding and to work in a team where initiative and creativity are at the forefront of solution focused practice. 

The role will cover mainstream schools throughout West Sussex and therefore you must hold a full, clean driving licence and have access to your own transport

  • 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
    • Be able to make a positive contribution to the ethos of our school
    • Have a firm commitment to inclusion and equal opportunities for all
  • Have experience of positively engaging young people
  • Have skills to offer experiential opportunities for young people

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
  • Fixed term - Term Time only contract
  • LGPS Pension

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.

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/