Primary Outreach Teaching Assistant-Inclusion

Job summary

SalaryNJC G6-(09-12)
LocationWest Sussex Alternative Provision College (WSAPC)
AddressWSAPC Burgess Hill, Cuckfield Road, Burgess Hill, West Sussex, RH15 8RE
Telephone No01444 232771
Required From24/05/2021
ContractPermanent, Part-time, Term-time
32.5 hours per week

Job advertisement

Primary Outreach Teaching Assistant - Inclusion(G6) – 32.5hours
Closing Date-11am Monday 19 April 2021
Interview Date-Monday 26 April 2021

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 with Social, emotional and Mental Health needs, and would like the opportunity to join a successful team then we would like to hear from you.
We are seeking to appoint an Inclusion Outreach Teaching Assistant to provide keyworker support for primary aged children identified as at risk of permanent exclusion in mainstream
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
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.
Your allocated working base will be at WSAPC Burgess Hill, however you will be 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 passionate about child-centred learning
● Have excellent organisational and communication skills
● Have a firm commitment to inclusion and equal opportunities for all
● Be able to build positive relationships within the whole school community
● Be excellent practitioners with high expectations of all pupils
● Preferably have experience of working with primary aged children and in two or more
key stages
● Be able to make a positive contribution to the ethos of our school
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 interventions
• 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 in the first instance

Details of this role, including a job description, and an application pack can be downloaded from the school website at or from the links in this advert.
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.
Posted Date:23 March 2021
Closing Date:19 April 2021
Interview Date:26 April 2021

Further information

Application Form - Non Teaching 06.2020.doc
G6 - Teaching Assistant (Inclusion) (1).pdf

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