• Orchard Hill College & Academy Trust, Quadrant House, 8th Floor - The Quadrant, Sutton SM2 5AS
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Pastoral and Learning Support Assistant

Scale R3, £17,912.49 - £19,387.15 per annum (FTE £21,828 - £23,625).
Grafham Grange, Bramley, Guildford, Surrey 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. Temporary contract – please contact the Principal to discuss.
Closing Date: 04/12/2020

Job Details

The School
Grafham Grange School is an academy for students with social, emotional and mental health challenges, located in the Surrey Countryside, 20 minutes from Guildford. We provide an all-round education for children aged 10-16.

The Vision
The vision of Grafham Grange School and as such, the intent of the curriculum, is to be able to provide every child with access to an accredited education at a level appropriate to them, further tailored to meet their needs with opportunities for vocational learning. This combined with support to help them to learn strategies to deal with the anxiety and challenges they face, which impact on their self-belief, will enable them to succeed in education and beyond.

Please click here to view the complete JD and PS- PALS Assistant JD and PS Nov 2020

Person Specification

The Role
We are looking to recruit Pastoral and Learning Support workers to support students both within and outside the classroom either within a teaching group or on a 1:1 basis. It is highly desirable, but not essential, that you have experience of working with students with SEMH and associated complex learning difficulties, which includes challenging behaviour.

The school is extremely well supported in its continual drive for excellence through its Governing Body and OHCAT. The school is committed to CPD across its staff teams.

Applicants must have their own transport due to the rural location of the school.

Further Information

Prospective candidates are encouraged to contact the Principal Janet Tremble on 01483 892214 for an informal discussion around the role and contract type prior to submitting an application.

Further details and how to apply

Please download the application, the completed applications and queries should be sent to schooloffice@grafham-grange.co.uk.

Please note that CV applications will not be accepted.

Closing Date: Friday 4th December, 9am. 

Interview Date: To be confirmed with candidates

Orchard Hill College and Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

We reserve the right to appoint outstanding candidates prior to the closing date.

Appointments made are subject to a probationary period and an enhanced DBS check.

As a community of learners, families and colleagues OHC&AT believes that by working collaboratively, with energy and ambition we can always effect positive change. No limit is placed on what is possible and everyone has the ability to be the very best they can be.

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