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 a plenty of reasons to join Orchard Hill College & Academy Trust, here are just a few:

– an organisation with 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

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



Available Jobs

1-2-1 In Class/Out of Class Learning Support (Scale R3 £16,194.74 - £17,528.23 per annum (FTE £20,828 - £22,543 per annum))

Location: Grafham Grange School, Guildford, GU5 0LH Hours: 34 hours per week, 8.30am – 4.00pm Monday to Thursday with 30 minute unpaid break and 8.30am – 2.30pm Friday, Term Time only.

We are looking to recruit 1-2-1 in class & out of class learning support assistants who have experience of working with students with SEMH and associated complex learning difficulties, which includes challenging behaviour.

Closing Date: 01/02/2019

MIS Manager (Scale PO3, £35,991 - £38,994 per annum inclusive of London Weighting Allowance)

Location: Quadrant House, Sutton, SM2 5AS (travel across the Academy Trust will be required) Hours: 36 hours per week, All year round

We have an exciting opportunity for a MIS Manager to join our shared service MIS team providing support for our academy schools within OHCAT.

We are looking for an individual with previous experience of working in a school environment with strong interpersonal skills and awareness of current School Funding legislative and regulatory guidance.

This is a position which would suit an individual with initiative, a hands-on approach, team spirited and keen attention to detail. You must be a good communicator and will be willing to travel to various schools across the region.

Closing Date: 24/01/2019

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 OHC&AT will help secure their futures and, no doubt, lead to better outcomes for pupils and students, families and carers, staff and all stakeholders.   We are looking forward to a bright future as part of the OHC&AT family.

Ken Cowdery, Chair of Governors

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