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Teaching Assistant

£14,397.31 - £17,333.46 per annum (FTE £17,015 - £20,485 pa) Scale R1 - R2, range 1-11
Brantridge, West Sussex, RH17 6EQ
37 hours per week, Term-Time Only
Closing Date: 04/03/2019

Job Details

Orchard Hill College (the College) and Orchard Hill College Academy Trust (the Trust) together form Orchard Hill College and Academy Trust (OHC&AT), a family of specialist education providers for pupils and students from nursery to further education. The College has 7 centres and the Trust is now home to 14 special schools across London, Surrey and Sussex. It has established a strong reputation with children, parents and professionals alike in educating and caring for pupils with challenging behaviour and associated learning difficulties.  You will join a professional and dedicated educational team.

Brantridge School is a special academy located in Staplefield, near Haywards Heath, designed to meet the educational, behavioural, care and therapeutic needs up to 54 boys (age 6-13 years).  Our children have a range of special needs including Social, Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH) and Autistic Spectrum Conditions (ASC).

We are seeking an individual to support students to learn in a safe, stimulating, therapeutic environment and to make outstanding progress academically, socially and emotionally.

Person Specification

The ideal candidate will have experience working with children, preferably in an educational setting, and possess a GCSE or equivalent in Maths and English and a relevant NVQ Level 3 or a willingness to work towards this.

Please click here for JD and PS – Teaching Assistant – Job Description and Person Specification

Further Information

For more information please contact the School Office on 01444 400 228.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Appointments made are subject to a 6 month probationary period and an enhanced DBS check.

Further details and how to apply

To apply, please send your completed application form to:-

e.powell@brantridge-school.co.uk 

Or by post to:

Emma Powell, Senior HR & Finance Administrator, Brantridge School, Staplefield, Haywards Heath, West Sussex, RH17 6EQ.

Please note that CV applications will not be considered.

Closing Date: Monday 4th March 2019

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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