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West Sussex Alternative Provision College - -2 days remaining
Closing Date 16/05/2022
Cuckfield Road, , Burgess Hill, West Sussex RH15 8RE
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 an English teacher to join our team of hardworking and professional staff to teach across KS 3 & 4. We are looking for an outstanding teacher, who is able to enthuse & motivate students.  Someone who is passionate about providing outstanding provision for children who may present with challenging behaviour, and who has an understanding of complex needs and some experience in social and emotional health difficulties.

Applications are welcome from experienced teachers, NQTs, and former teachers returning to teaching.

The successful candidate will:

  • Be an outstanding practitioner who inspires our students & colleagues.
    • Be creative in designing, upholding & delivering a rigorous, academic curriculum.
    • Believe that every student can & will succeed.
    • Be flexible, strategic & resilient with an ability to work collaboratively with other specialist agencies and contribute towards the continued development of WSAPC
    • Have the highest ambitions for our students, the College & themselves.
    • Have excellent organisational & ICT skills.
    • Have an enthusiasm for English & the ability to share this with students.
    • Have excellent subject knowledge.
    • Achieve outstanding student outcomes.
    • Possess the skills & determination to make a significant difference to the lives of the community we serve.
    • The flexibility to deliver another subject is desirable but not essential

You will have:

  • First Degree or Certificate of Education
  • Substantial and relevant experience with Special Educational Needs, preferably SEMH
  • Relevant and recent professional development conducive to the post
  • Experience of contributing to successful Ofsted outcomes

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

We welcome and highly recommend a visit to the Centre to gain further understanding of our unique, rewarding and challenging workplace that offers fantastic job satisfaction to the right applicant.  To arrange a visit please call the School office on 01903 278210 to make an appointment.

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.  If you have any questions please contact 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/