Teaching Assistant (Inclusion)

Job summary

SalaryNJC6 (£19819-£21074) pro-rata
LocationWest Sussex Alternative Provision College (WSAPC)
AddressCuckfield Road, Burgess Hill, West Sussex, RH15 8RE
Telephone No01444 232771
Required FromASAP
ContractPermanent, Part-time, Term-time
10 hours per week

Job advertisement

The West Sussex Alternative Provision College (WSAPC) is an educational establishment based in 7 separate locations across West Sussex offering individual programmes for Primary and Secondary pupils unable to effectively access their mainstream schools for a variety of reasons. WSAPC was rated ‘good’ by Ofsted in March 2018.

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.

The role predominantly covers mainstream schools in the north of Crawley and East Grinstead.

The Inclusion office base is Burgess Hill.

You must hold a full, clean driving licence and have access to your own transport.

If you are interested in this vacancy and would like an informal discussion or to arrange a visit to the School, which are warmly welcomed and highly recommended, please contact Helen Ellis, Deputy Head Teacher on 07506 548 155 or

Please email completed application forms to, the closing date is Tuesday 6th February, 12pm.

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.

West Sussex County Council is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome applications from all suitable candidates, regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability or age. All applications are treated on merit.

Posted Date:21 January 2019
Closing Date:6 February 2019
Interview Date:15th February 2019

Further information

Application Form - Support Staff (4).doc
G6 - Teaching Assistant (Inclusion).pdf

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