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West Sussex Alternative Provision College - 12 days remaining
Closing Date 04/02/2022
Cuckfield Road, , Burgess Hill, West Sussex RH15 8RE
NJC-Grade 8 (20-24)
NOR: 292

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 Higher Level Teaching Assistants (HLTA) to work with pupils across the Organisation in our main centres, there are a number of roles available and will be based in Burgess Hill, Crawley, Lancing and Littlehampton. In addition to the usual attributes of an HLTA these roles will have additional pastoral responsibilities to support pupils with recovery through COVID19 using the catch-up tuition grant funding. The successful candidates will start in these roles as soon as possible.
This will be on a Fixed Term Contract until the end of the Academic Year 2021/22

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

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. This closing date is 9am on Friday 14 January 2022.

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/