Teaching Assistant (Inclusion)
|Location||West Sussex Alternative Provision College (WSAPC)|
|Address||WSAPC, Cuckfield Road, Burgess Hill, West Sussex, RH15 8RE|
|Telephone No||01444 231236|
|Contract||Permanent, Part-time, Term-time|
18 hours per week
|OUTREACH TEACHING ASSISTANT (G6) 18 hours
Closing Date: 20.04.2020 Time 12pm
Interview Date: 27.04.2020
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:
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
If you are interested in this vacancy and would like an informal discussion or to arrange a visit to the College, which are warmly welcomed and highly recommended, please contact Helen Ellis on 07506 548155 or email to email@example.com to arrange 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.
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.
|Posted Date:||9 March 2020|
|Closing Date:||20 April 2020|