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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.

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Outreach Teaching Assistant- Grade 6- 18 hours per week

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 an Outreach Teaching Assistant to provide keyworker support for Secondary aged children identified as at risk of permanent exclusion in mainstream schools.  You will work as part of the WSAPC Inclusion Team to provide support 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.

You will be allocated a working base at either WSAPC Burgess Hill or WSAPC Littlehampton, however you will expected to travel to various different schools. The ability and facility to drive is important for this position.  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
• 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
• 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 regarding this or the School, please contact hr@wsapc.co.uk in the first instance. Please email your application form and safer recruiting form to hr@wsapc.co.uk by the closing date, which is 9am on Monday 28th June.

Job Description Grade 6 Teaching Assistant

 

Teaching Assistant at Chalkhill Hospital School

We are seeking a highly motivated colleague to join the small and very committed education team.
Candidates invited for interview will be highly skilled individuals with experience of working in a school setting with challenging behaviours. 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. In addition, you should ideally have had previous successful experience of working with pupils to help them improve their social skills, resilience and emotional wellbeing over time.
We welcome applications from candidates who can effectively demonstrate how their skills and experience can meet the requirements of the job specification.  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
• 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, in the first instance, please email hr@wsapc.co.uk . Please note that the approximate term time only salary will be £15,677.25.

Previous applicants need not apply.

Please email completed application forms to hr@wsapc.co.uk.  The closing date is 9am Friday 02 July 2021 and the interview date will be Wednesday 07 July 2021.

Job Description Grade 6 Teaching Assistant

 

Higher Level Teaching Assistant- Teacher of Food

This is an exciting time to join the team at Burgess Hill as a Teacher of Food because we are set to have new professional kitchen installed. Not only that but we plan to launch ‘Cook to Eat’ from September 2021.

It is our vision that, from September 2021, all students in Secondary and Primary will engage in regular Food lessons, in which they will prepare lunch for staff and students every day, whilst also working towards qualifications. Food will therefore become a significant part of our timetable, our vocational to students, and a big part of what develops the collaborative, community feeling, that we strive to have in our centres.

The ideal candidate for this post will be willing to take on the challenge of managing our new kitchen, leading on the delivery of Cook to Eat at Burgess Hill, alongside all the normal responsibilities expected of the role in alternative provision. The candidate will also need to ensure relevant health, hygiene, fire and safety regulations are understood and followed by all. This will include being responsible for monitoring food hygiene standards within the kitchen and following very robust cleaning.

We are looking for someone who is passionate about providing outstanding lessons for young people who may present with challenging behaviour. You will possess a good understanding of pupils with complex needs and display the confidence needed to work with pupil’s who experience social, emotional and mental health challenges.

You will have:
• Relevant experience with Special Educational Needs, preferably SEMH.
• Experience of leading food lessons.
• Excellent ICT skills
• 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

To understand more about APC setting and to discuss the role informally please contact hr@wsapc.co.uk in the first instance

Please email completed application forms to hr@wsapc.co.uk by the closing date, 9am on Friday 02 July 2021. Interview date is 8th July.

Job Description Higher Level Teaching Assistant Grade 8

 

Teaching Assistant- APC Crawley

We are seeking to appoint a Teaching Assistant to work with pupils across the school. The successful candidate will start in this role as soon as possible.

Candidates invited for interview will be highly skilled individuals with experience of working in a school setting with challenging behaviours. Specific training will be provided for the newly appointed candidate. 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. In addition, you should ideally have had previous successful experience of working with pupils to help them improve their social skills, resilience and emotional wellbeing over time. A particular focus for this role will be pupil engagement and behaviour.

All successful candidates will:

  • Be an excellent practitioner 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
  • 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.

Please email completed application forms to hr@wsapc.co.uk The closing date Is 9am on Wednesday 07 July 2021 and the interview date will be during the week commencing 12 July 2021.

Job Description- Teaching Assistant, Grade 6