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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

Site Supervisor / Driver

Scale 4/5: £22,992 - £26,519 per annum inclusive of London Weighting Allowance
Sutton and Wandsworth, however the post-holder will be required to travel across sites
36 hours per week, All year round
End Date: 04/05/2021

Job Description:

We are looking to recruit a Site Supervisor/Driver. You will be required to carry out a range of duties relating to the running, upkeep and security of our sites.

Specialist Occupational Therapist – Brantridge School

£14,528-£20,285 per annum (FTE £27,146 - £37,903) depending on experience
Brantridge School, Haywards Heath, RH17 6EQ
22.5 hours per week, Term Time Only (potentially increasing to 36hrs)
End Date: 30/04/2021

Job Description:

We are looking for an enthusiastic and resilient Occupational Therapist interested in a career in paediatric Mental Health to join our school to provide intensive specialist support for pupils. We seek a therapist who wants to develop their skills and knowledge in a specialist educational setting from Key Stage 1 and 2. Confidence and experience of working with children with complex Social, Emotional and Mental Health needs is essential.

Special Needs Class Teacher – Arbour Vale School

Teachers Main Pay Scale (SP1-SP12) – £26,948 per annum - £38,174 per annum, plus SEN (lower) allowance of £2,270 per annum is payable on appointment. The full SEN allowance of £4,479 per annum is payable following the acquisition of a post-graduate qualification in the field (supported by the school), the completion of two years in post at Arbour Vale or significant SEN experience.
Arbour Vale School, Slough, SL2 3AE
Full time 32.5 hours per week
End Date: 23/04/2021

Job Description:

We are seeking to recruit an ASD & PMLD teacher who has drive, creativity and a passion for teaching and learning to join our dedicated and welcoming team.

Specialist Occupational Therapist – Band 6

For the right candidate, depending on experience, salary will be awarded in line with NHS/AFC pay scale for Band 6 for Inner London
Nightingale Community Academy, Beechcroft Road, London SW17 7DF
2 days per week, Term time plus 2 weeks
End Date: 22/04/2021

Job Description:

Your role in OT service is an integrated model which is focused on supporting students to access the class-based curriculum by working on core barriers to learning. The aim is to maximise a child’s potential to access learning, and to optimise their ability to function in class and home. You will work closely with teaching staff and the inclusion team. You will be part of an expanding and innovating, multidisciplinary therapy team.

PE Teacher – The Skills Hub

Teacher's Main Pay Scale, £29,915 - £41,136 per annum
The Skills Hub, West Drayton UB7 8HJ
Full time
End Date: 22/04/2021

Job Description:

PE Teacher

Grade MPS

£29,915 – £41,136

Full time

The Skills Hub is a secondary co-educational alternative provision predominantly working with students who are at risk of or are permanently excluded from mainstream education. The school aims to provide a therapeutic environment to support young people’s academic journey and psychological wellbeing.

Play Assistant – Bedelsford School

Grade B, spine point 7-9 £5,467.68 - £5,566.41 (FTE £20,656 - £21,029) per annum
Kingston Upon Thames, KT1 2QZ
11.42 hours per week, Term Time Only (Monday -Thursday 11.40am – 1.55pm & Friday 11.30am – 1.55pm)
End Date: 21/04/2021

Job Description:

Are you interested in developing the play skills of youngsters with severe learning difficulties? If your answer is yes, this is an exciting opportunity to join our friendly lunchtime team.

Due to expansion of our popular school, we are looking for a number of special people to help play with, feed and look after the personal care of our pupils.

Teaching Assistant (Job Share)- Bedelsford School

GRADE D SCP 15-20 (£22,185 - £23,825) Pro Rata to £10,290.04 - £11,050.72
Bedelsford School, KT1 2QZ
19.5 hours per week Term Time Only (Wednesday - Friday 8.30am – 3.30pm)
End Date: 20/04/2021

Job Description:

Bedelsford School is a small, friendly school specialising in looking after pupils aged 2 – 19 with SEN, including physical disabilities, severe learning disabilities and profound and multiple learning difficulties. Due to our increasing pupil numbers we currently have vacancies for a Teaching Assistant.

Assistant Principal

Teachers Leadership scale, Spine point 6-10, FTE £51,082 - £56,070 pa.
Old School Building, Providence Road, Yiewsley, Middlesex UB7 8HJ
Full Time
End Date: 20/04/2021

Job Description:

Our ideal candidate embraces our principles, values and our priorities, which seek to increase the life chances of our young people and to lift their ambitions.

Emotional Health & Wellbeing Practitioner

£13,677 - £17,793 per annum inclusive of London Weighting Allowance (FTE £35,236 - £45,838 per annum)
Sutton, SM2, however travel across sites will be required
Part-time role 2 days per week, term time + 5 weeks
End Date: 19/04/2021

Job Description:

Contract: 12 months fixed term contract

The Emotional Health & Wellbeing Practitioner will provide a high standard of clinically effective, person centred and evidence based assessment of wellbeing, and intervention to students with profound/multiple learning disabilities as well as physical disability/complex physical health needs and SEMH needs.

PE/Outdoor Education Teacher

Outer London Teachers Main Pay Scale, £29,915 to £41,136 per annum plus SEN allowance, £2,270 per annum
Temporary site at Canterbury Road, Croydon moving to a newly constructed school in New Addington, Surrey
Full time, all year round
End Date: 19/04/2021

Job Description:

Addington Valley Academy are seeking to recruit a PE/Outdoor Education Teacher with Qualified Teacher status to be responsible for the education and welfare of designated classes or groups of pupils with complex needs on the Autistic Spectrum.

Deputy Principal – Unified Academy

Fringe Leadership Spine Points, Scale L14-L18 (£59,302 - £65,310 per annum)
Unified Academy, Chart Lane South, Dorking, RH5 4DB
Full time, all year round
End Date: 19/04/2021

Job Description:

We are seeking an ambitious, and inspirational leader to provide the professional leadership for the school to ensure that high quality teaching and learning secures at least good progress for each learner.

Teaching Assistants (Pastoral Support) – Unified Academy

Scale PS5, £18,625 to £20,559 per annum inclusive of London Weighting Allowance, (FTE £21,751 to £24,010 per annum)
Unified Academy, Chart Lane South, Dorking, RH5 4DB
36 hours per week, Term Time
End Date: 19/04/2021

Job Description:

We are seeking team members with drive and enthusiasm to work as Pastoral Support Teaching Assistants to work as part of our Pastoral Team.

Construction Teacher – Unified Academy

Teacher’s Fringe Main FTE £26,948-£38,174 and Upper Pay Scale FTE £39,864-£42,780 Plus SEN Allowance
Unified Academy, Chart Lane South, Dorking, RH5 4DB
Full Time
End Date: 19/04/2021

Job Description:

We are seeking a teacher with drive and enthusiasm to deliver training to learners in Construction to cover both the establishment’s needs and aspirations in working towards gaining recognised accreditations.

KS3 Nurture Class Teacher – Unified Academy

Teacher’s Fringe Main FTE £26,948-£38,174 and Upper Pay Scale FTE £39,864-£42,780 Plus SEN Allowance
Unified Academy, Chart Lane South, Dorking, RH5 4DB
Full Time
End Date: 19/04/2021

Job Description:

We are seeking a nurture teacher with enthusiasm, creativity and a passion for teaching to join our team and contribute to our fast improving school.

SEN CLASS TEACHERS

Outer London Teachers Main Pay Scale (SP1-SP12) £29,915 to £41,136 per annum plus SEN allowance £2,270 per annum
Temporary site at Canterbury Road, Croydon - moving to a newly constructed school in New Addington, Surrey
Full time, all year round
End Date: 19/04/2021

Job Description:

Addington Valley Academy are seeking to recruit Class Teachers with Qualified Teacher status to be responsible for the education and welfare of designated classes or groups of pupils with complex needs on the Autistic Spectrum.

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

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