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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
NJC Grade 4 (5-6)
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:


Teaching Assistants play a crucial role in the classroom. We are seeking an individual who can support our teachers and motivate and encourage our pupils.

Do you want to work with young people?

Can you make a difference to pupils who need extra help and support with their learning?

Do you want to join a friendly and committed team to working with young people who may present with challenging behaviours. 

We are looking for someone with enthusiasm, commitment and a positive approach and attitude. 

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 with young people
• 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 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/