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What can you gain from a career at Orchard Hill College & Academy Trust?

Orchard Hill College & Academy Trust (OHC&AT) is an exciting, forward-thinking organisation, and there are many benefits to embarking on your career with us. There are plenty of reasons to join OHC&AT, here are just a few:

– a strong ethos and culture focused on pupils and students with SEN

– comprehensive training and development from our in-house Training School

– scope for career progression across our College Centres and Academies

– generous annual leave and flexible working schemes

– defined benefits pension scheme

– childcare vouchers and enhanced parental leave schemes

– membership to Perkbox for benefits, vouchers and freebies

Please see below the current vacancies available across OHC&AT or email us on jobs@orchardhill.ac.uk to register your interest.



Available Jobs

Deputy Principal – YPA

Leadership Scale 13-17
Young People’s Academy, West Drayton UB7 8AB
Full time
End Date: 31/01/2021

Job Description:

We are looking for someone to work closely with the Principal, students and families, the wider SLT and the academy teams in sustaining a journey of improvement, development and innovation to benefit our students. Following approval of our Free School application, the Deputy Principal will be fully engaged with the Principal in planning changes to the curriculum and delivery to enhance the offer to our students and to take full advantage of the proposed new buildings, which will include technical/vocational facilities.

Premises Assistant

Grade 1A/2 £20,656 - £21,793 per annum inclusive of London Weighting Allowance
Chart Lane South, Dorking, Surrey, RH5 4DB
36 hours per week, all year round
End Date: 25/01/2021

Job Description:

We are seeking to appoint a Premises Assistant to support our Premises Manager in all aspects of premises management. This will include security, maintenance and development of our school buildings and site to ensure that they support the educational needs of our students.

This is a very exciting and pivotal moment in the lives of St Dominic’s, Brantridge and Grafham Grange schools.  Academy conversion under the sponsorship of Orchard Hill College Academy Trust will help secure their futures and, no doubt, lead to better outcomes for pupils and students, families and carers, staff and all stakeholders.

Ken Cowdery, Chair of Governors

Latest News

Include Magazine

The latest edition of Include, our annual publication for stakeholders is available to read here.  It features articles from our Leadership Team and success and achievement stories from across the schools and college. If you would like a printed copy …

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Mental health article by Laurie Cornwell published in SEN Magazine

OHC&AT Executive Principal and Deputy CEO, Laurie Cornwell’s article on OHC&AT’s mental health strategy is featured in the January 2021 edition of SEN Magazine. The article illustrates the importance of a whole-school approach to positive mental health and wellbeing. You …

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And the winner is………

Raphael at Carew Academy for his beautiful robin design. Local artist and judge, Doug Shaw, was surprised to learn that Raphael is only 10 years old, remarking that he is a “very mature and talented artist, with great flair”. The …

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OHC&AT Christmas card competition 2020

Thank you to all of the pupils and students that took part in this year’s competition. What a bumper year for designs, we had over 200 entries, with more schools and college centres participating than ever before. The amazing artwork …

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