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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

Finance Assistant – Purchase Ledger

Scale 3/4: £22,185 to £24,256 per annum inclusive of London Weighting Allowance
Based in Sutton, Surrey, SM2
Full time, 36 hours per week, throughout the year (Applicants wanting to work part time and/or flexibly will be considered)
End Date: 05/11/2020

Job Description:

We are looking for a self-motivated, enthusiastic person to join our Finance team. The role involves providing timely and accurate financial support to customers in various parts of the College and Academy Trust.

Procurement Officer

Scale 3/4: £22,185 to £24,256 per annum inclusive of London Weighting Allowance
Sutton, Surrey, SM2
Full time, 36 hours per week, throughout the year (Applicants wanting to work part time and/or flexibly will be considered)
End Date: 03/11/2020

Job Description:

We are looking for an individual with experience in procurement and an understanding of contract management principles. You will be the central contact for all new supplier requests.

Occupational Therapist

Grade R5 – R8, Spine point 27 – 54, FTE £27,146 – £41,543 per annum, depending on experience.
St Dominic’s School, Hambledon, Surrey, GU8 4DX.
40 hours per week, term time only
End Date: 02/11/2020

Job Description:

We are looking for an enthusiastic and strongly motivated individual to join our experienced team providing intensive specialist support for pupils and students. We seek an Occupational Therapist who wants to develop their career, skills and knowledge in a specialist educational setting from Key Stage 2 to 5. Experience of working with children and young people with a range of needs including autism and sensory processing disorders is desirable.

Maths Teacher – The Skills Hub

Teacher's Main Pay Scale / Upper Pay Scale
The Skills Hub, West Drayton UB7 8HJ
Full time
End Date: 01/11/2020

Job Description:

We are looking for people who are passionate about working with students that present with mental health needs and challenging behaviours and can remain calm and non-judgemental when under pressure.

Pastoral and Learning Support Assistant – Grafham Grange

Scale R3 £17,912.49 - £19,387.15 per annum (FTE £21,828 - £23,625)
Grafham Grange School, GU5 0LH
34.5 hours per week, Term Time only, 8.30am – 4.00pm Monday to Thursday and 8.30am – 3.30pm Friday with 30 minute unpaid break
End Date: 30/10/2020

Job Description:

Do you have the skills to communicate and support young people with
challenging behaviour? Your interaction with these students could make a difference to their chances in education and life. Do you have the desire to make this happen?

Computing IT plus Maths Teacher – Grafham Grange

Main Pay Scale plus SEN1 allowance
Grafham Grange, GU5 0LH
Full Time
End Date: 30/10/2020

Job Description:

To start as soon as possible, subject to clearance checks

Would you like the opportunity to design your own Computing/ IT curriculum around the children you will be teaching?

We are looking for a creative and resilient teacher with the ability to design and teach a Computing/ IT curriculum for the needs and skills of students across KS2, 3 and 4. You will also have the ability to teach Maths at KS3 and/or KS4.

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

OHC&AT supports World Mental Health Day

The 10th October 2020 marks World Mental Health Day, a topic that OHC&AT supports wholeheartedly as an organisation. Laurie Cornwell, Executive Principal/Deputy CEO put pen to paper to illustrate how the Trust takes care of its staff, pupils’ and students’ …

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Healing Together

COVID 19 has increased the anxieties of some students. So, we are proud that staff across the Trust have completed their ‘Healing Together’ training. Healing together is a programme designed to support young people who are vulnerable as a result the COVID-19 pandemic. The …

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OHC&AT awarded COVID-19 funding from Youth Endowment Fund  

OHC&AT in partnership with Innovating Minds has been awarded a grant from the Youth Endowment Fund to support young people who are vulnerable as a result the COVID-19 pandemic.   Through ongoing monitoring and assessment of our safeguarding and wellbeing offer, it became clear that students face multiple challenges in relation to COVID-19 and lockdown restrictions. Their anxieties …

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Jamie features on the BBC

We were delighted to hear one of our post-16 students, Jamie, is featuring in a BBC video: “Lockdown life: What’s going on behind every door?” BBC News Diplomatic Correspondent, Paul Adams, delves into the truth of the impact of lockdown in …

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