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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 Orchard Hill College & Academy Trust, 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

Class Teacher (Primary – however this is negotiable)

Main Pay Scale - A SEN (lower) allowance of £2149 per annum is payable on appointment. The full SEN allowance of £4242 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 Dysart or significant SEN experience.
Dysart School, Surbiton, KT6 6HJ
Full time (non-negotiable) Permanent, From September 2020 or as soon as possible
End Date: 06/03/2020

Job Description:

Dysart are seeking to recruit class teachers who have the drive, creativity and a passion for teaching and learning to join our dedicated and welcoming team.  Experience of working with pupils with SEN is desirable but not essential.  What is imperative is that you have high expectations, a sense of humour, a love of challenge and a determination to make a difference to the lives of our fantastic children.

Learning Support Assistants

Grade C - D, £16,350 - £18,195 per annum
Dysart School, Surbiton, KT6 6HJ
32.5 hours per week, 8.45am – 4.00pm, or 25 hours per week, 8.45am – 1.45pm or 21.25 hours per week 11.45pm – 4.00pm term time only
End Date: 25/02/2020

Job Description:

Are you interested in supporting young people with severe learning disabilities, including Autism?  We are seeking to recruit Learning Support Assistants who have the drive, creativity and a passion for teaching and learning to join our dedicated and welcoming team.

Play Assistant

Grade B £5,420 - £5,518 per annum (FTE £20,103 - £20,466)
Bedelsford School, Grange Road, Kingston upon Thames KT1 2QZ
11.42 hours per week Term Time Only (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday 11.40am – 1.55pm & Friday 11.30am – 1.55pm)
End Date: 05/02/2020

Job Description:

Are you interested in developing the play skills of youngsters with severe learning difficulties?

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.

Class Teacher

MPS and SEN Allowance £2,149 Existing UPS points will be honoured for the right candidate
Bedelsford School, Grange Road, Kingston upon Thames KT1 2QZ
Full Time
End Date: 05/02/2020

Job Description:

We are seeking a class teacher to join our team as soon as possible.

We are looking for someone who:

  • Is a qualified teacher.
  • Has experience in special educational needs.
  • Has the ability to inspire and develop pupils to achieve their full potential.
  • Has excellent classroom management skills.

Special Support Assistants x 3 (Fixed Term – 1 Year)

Scale 1C\3 £17,075 - £18,339 per annum inclusive of London Weighting Allowance (FTE: £20,466 - £21,981 per annum)
The Link Secondary School, Croydon, CR0 4PD
36 hours per week, Monday to Friday, Term Time Only
End Date: 03/02/2020

Job Description:

The Link Secondary School is a vibrant, diverse, Special School for children with a primary need of Speech, Language and Communication or with a diagnosis on the Autistic Spectrum. Many of our students have associated learning difficulties including Dyslexia, Dyspraxia and often present with high levels of anxiety.

We are committed to providing our students with an outstanding education. Improving opportunities and outcomes for our students is at the heart of all that we do. We believe that all young people deserve to leave education confident that they have developed the skills they need to achieve their ambitions, with meaningful education, work and life experiences to draw on.

The school’s vision of Independence, Communication, Well-being and Achievement for all is integral to our work. We work in partnership with parents and carers, and with the wider community, to prepare our students for their future lives.

We are currently looking to recruit Special Support Assistants to join our School. These posts may be of particular interest to candidates who have an interest in a career in Education or associated careers with Children.

Class Teacher including a Teaching & Learning Responsibility Allowance (TLR) post of Head of Lower School Department (Primary) – Deputy Lead for Curriculum)

Main Pay Scale / Upper Pay Scale - (negotiable depending on experience) SEN allowance (Teaching & Learning Responsibility allowance of £5194 per annum)
Dysart School, Surbiton, KT6 6HJ
Full time (non-negotiable), Permanent, From Easter 2020 or sooner
End Date: 03/02/2020

Job Description:

We are seeking to recruit a Head of Department who has the drive, creativity and a passion for teaching and learning to be able to support the school to continue to develop and evolve ensuring that our learners remain at the heart of everything we do.

Occupational Therapist

£13,291 - £18,559 per annum (FTE £26,419 - £36,889) dependent on experience
Brantridge School, Haywards Heath, RH17 6EQ
22 hours per week Term Time Only (potentially increasing to 37hrs)
End Date: 31/01/2020

Job Description:

We are looking for an enthusiastic and strongly motivated individual to join our school to provide intensive specialist support for pupils.  We seek a therapist who wants to develop their career, skills and knowledge in a specialist educational setting from Key Stage 1 and 2.  Experience of working with children with a wide range of needs is desirable.

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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