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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 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 jobs@orchardhill.ac.uk to register your interest.

 

 

Available Jobs

Pastoral and Learning Support Assistants

£16,518 - £17,878 per annum (FTE £21,244 - £22,993 per annum)
Grafham Grange School, Guildford, GU5 0LH
34 hours per week, 8.30am – 4.00pm Monday to Thursday and 8.30am – 3.00pm Friday with 30 minute unpaid break, Term Time only
End Date: 12/07/2019

Job Description:

Start date: September 2019 subject to clearance checks with induction day in July 2019

We are looking to recruit classroom based Pastoral and Learning Support Assistants (PALs) and 1-2-1 in class & out of class learning support assistants. 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.

Reception and Administration Assistant

£14,707 - £15,768 per annum (FTE £19,488 - £20,895 per annum)
Grafham Grange School, Guildford, GU5 0LH
33 hours per week - Term time only (plus 5 INSET Days) + 5 weeks paid holiday, 8.30am – 4.00pm Monday to Thursday with 30 minute unpaid break, 8.30am – 1.30pm Friday
End Date: 05/07/2019

Job Description:

Start date: September 2019, subject to clearance checks

Contract: Permanent

A highly motivated self-starter is required to provide first class reception and administrative support to the school under the direction of the School Business Manager.

Domestic Assistant

Scale R1, point 1 - £9.25 per hour
Grafham Grange School, Bramley, Guildford, GU5 0LH
3 hours daily (flexible working - early morning and/or after academic day)
End Date: 05/07/2019

Job Description:

Contract:  Permanent from September 2019, subject to clearance checks

We are looking for a Domestic Assistant to work in partnership with the housekeeper to provide a safe and clean environment for our learners

Speech and Language Therapist Band 6 (multiple posts)

£27,982 - £36,449 per annum for 36 hours per week, Term Time plus 4 weeks (FTE £29,762 - £38,767 pa – For the right candidate, depending on experience, a maximum FTE salary up to £42,010 pa will be considered)
Location: 1. Wandsworth (NCA) and Carshalton; 2. Camberwell and Wandsworth; 3. New Malden Please note all posts may require to travel to other locations within the Trust.
36 hours per week, Term Time plus 4 weeks (Flexible working will be considered)
End Date: 05/07/2019

Job Description:

We require an experienced Speech and Language Therapist to work as part of our dynamic OHC&AT multi-disciplinary team (including Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists and Music Therapists) to support our students and pupils in accessing all aspects of the curriculum, as well as liaising with parents and carers and other external professionals and agencies. You will work closely with the teaching staff, helping to integrate therapy and learning objectives, as well as instructing and supporting teaching staff in delivering therapy programmes/groups and use of specialised equipment. You will also deliver training to other staff.

We can offer you:

-Local Government Pension Scheme

-Line management and clinical supervision

-A programme of continuing professional development

-Supportive team

-Your FTE will be calculated on the basis of 40 days holiday entitlement

Highly Specialised Speech and Language Therapist Band 7 x2

£37,497 - £41,122 per annum for 36 hours per week, Term Time plus 4 weeks (FTE £39,881 - £43,737 pa – For the right candidate, depending on experience, a maximum FTE salary up to £48,515 pa will be considered)
Hillingdon, Camberwell Green and Wandsworth, however travel to other locations within the Trust may be required
36 hours per week, Term Time plus 4 weeks (Flexible working will be considered)
End Date: 05/07/2019

Job Description:

We require an experienced Speech and Language Therapist (Band 7) to work as part of our dynamic multi-disciplinary team (including OT, Physio and Music Therapists) to support our students and pupils in accessing all aspects of the curriculum, as well as liaising with parents and carers and other external professionals and agencies. You will work closely with teaching staff, helping to integrate therapy and learning objectives, as well as instructing and supporting teaching staff in delivering therapy programmes/groups and use of specialised equipment. You will also deliver training to other staff.

We can offer you:

-Local Government Pension Scheme

-Line management and clinical supervision

-A programme of continuing professional development

-Supportive team

-Your FTE will be calculated on the basis of 40 days holiday entitlement.

Specialist Physiotherapist Band 6

£27,982 - £36,449 per annum for 36 hours per week, Term Time plus 4 weeks (FTE £29,762 - £38,767 pa – For the right candidate, depending on experience, a maximum FTE salary up to £42,010 pa will be considered)
Camberwell and Carshalton, however travel to other locations within the Trust may be required with consultation
36 hours per week, Term Time plus 4 weeks (Flexible working will be considered)
End Date: 05/07/2019

Job Description:

We require a Specialist Physiotherapist (Band 6) to work across our sites, as part of our dynamic multi-disciplinary team (including SLTs, OTs and music therapists). You will support our students in accessing all aspects of the curriculum, as well as liaising with parents/carers and other external professionals and agencies. You will also work very closely with teaching staff, helping to integrate therapy and learning objectives, as well as educating and supporting teaching staff in such aspects as postural management, manual handling, delivering therapy programmes, aquatic therapy and use of specialised equipment. In addition the post will involve delivering training to other staff and provision of aquatic therapy. You will be responsible to and supported by the Band 7 equivalent Physiotherapist as well as the Lead for Therapies.

This post will be based across two of our venues, although you may be required to work at any centre.

We can offer you:

 –Line management and clinical supervision

-A programme of continuing professional development

-Supportive team

-Your FTE will be calculated on the basis of 40 days holiday entitlement

Occupational Therapists Band 6 (multiple posts)

£27,982 - £36,449 per annum for 36 hours per week, Term Time plus 4 weeks (FTE £29,762 - £38,767 pa – For the right candidate, depending on experience, a maximum FTE salary up to £42,010 pa will be considered)
This role will require you to work across 2 of the following sites (New Malden, Carshalton, Camberwell Green and Wandsworth), however travel to other locations within the Trust may be required with consultation. (Example Location 1: New Malden 3 days per week)
36 hours per week, Term Time plus 4 weeks (Flexible working will be considered)
End Date: 05/07/2019

Job Description:

We require an Occupational Therapist Specialist to work as part of our dynamic multi-disciplinary team (including SALTs, Physiotherapists and Music Therapists) to support our learners in accessing all aspects of the curriculum, as well as liaising with parents/carers and other external professionals and agencies. You will work closely with teaching staff, helping to integrate therapy and learning objectives, as well as instructing and supporting teaching staff in delivering therapy programmes and use of specialised equipment. You will also deliver training to other staff.

We can offer you:

-Line management and clinical supervision;

-A programme of continuing professional development;

-Supportive team;

-Opportunities to develop skills and competencies in working with students/children with a range of ages and diagnoses within the academy trust

-Your FTE will be calculated on the basis of 40 days holiday entitlement.

Highly Specialised Occupational Therapist Band 7

£37,497 - £41,122 per annum for 36 hours per week, Term Time plus 4 weeks (FTE £39,881 - £43,737 pa – For the right candidate, depending on experience, a maximum FTE salary up to £48,515 pa will be considered)
This role will require you to work across 2 sites from the following sites (Camberwell/ Carshalton, Wandsworth, West Drayton and Uxbridge), however travel to other locations within the Trust may be required with consultation. (Example Location 1: Uxbridge and West Drayton; Example Location 2: Camberwell)
36 hours per week, Term Time plus 4 weeks (Flexible working will be considered)
End Date: 05/07/2019

Job Description:

We require an Occupational Therapist Specialist (Band 7) to work as part of our dynamic multi-disciplinary team (including SALTs, Physiotherapists and Music Therapists) to support our learners in accessing all aspects of the curriculum, as well as liaising with parents/carers and other external professionals and agencies. You will work closely with teaching staff, helping to integrate therapy and learning objectives, as well as instructing and supporting teaching staff in delivering therapy programmes and use of specialised equipment. You will also deliver training to other staff.

We can offer you:

-Line management and clinical supervision

-A programme of continuing professional development

-Supportive team

-Opportunities to develop skills and competencies in working with students/children with a range of ages and diagnoses within the academy trust

-Your FTE will be calculated on the basis of 40 days holiday entitlement

Skills Coach x 2

Grade 4/5, £18,591 - £21,443 per annum inclusive of London Weighting Allowance (FTE £22,377 - £25,809 per annum)
The Skills Hub, Old School Building, Providence Road, Yiewsley, Middlesex UB7 8HJ
36 hours per week, Term Time Only
End Date: 05/07/2019

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.

Learning Support Assistant

£18,591.92 - £21,443.40 per annum (FTE £22,337 - £25,809 per annum)
The Skills Hub, Providence Road, Yiewsley, Middlesex. UB7 8HJ
36 hours per week, Term Time only
End Date: 05/07/2019

Job Description:

The Skills Hub is a secondary co-educational alternative provision predominantly working with students who are at risk of or are permanently excluded from mainstream education. The school aims to provide a therapeutic environment to support young people’s academic journey and psychological wellbeing.

DT Technician

Grade 5/6 £19,965.32 - £23,442.42 pa (FTE £24,030.00 – £28,215.00 pa)
Young Peoples Academy, Falling Lane, Yiewsley, Middlesex. UB7 8AB
36 hours per week, Term Time only
End Date: 05/07/2019

Job Description:

The Young People’s Academy is a secondary co-educational special school for students with Social, Emotional and Mental Health needs, based in Hillingdon. The school aims to provide a therapeutic environment to support young people’s academic journey and psychological wellbeing.

 

 

School Office Manager (Internal)

Scale 6/SO1, £23,314 - £27,358 per annum inclusive of London Weighting Allowance (FTE £26,724 - £30,708 per annum)
Skills Hub and Young People’s Academy, Hillingdon
36 hours per week, Monday to Friday Term Time plus 2 weeks non-Term Time (inclusive of INSET and training days)
End Date: 05/07/2019

Job Description:

We are seeking to appoint an Office Manager for a varied role in our school. You will manage the full range of administrative support to the Executive Head and Senior Managers, and take overall responsibility for managing the building and facilities.

Speech and Language Therapist Band 6

£27,283 - £35,538 per annum inclusive of London Weighting Allowance (FTE £29,762 to £38,767 per annum)
The Link Secondary School, Beddington, CR0 4PD
36 hours per week, Term time only
End Date: 04/07/2019

Job Description:

We require a Speech and Language Therapist to work as part of our dynamic multi-disciplinary team (including Occupational Therapists) to support our students in accessing all aspects of the curriculum, as well as liaising with parents/carers and other external professionals and agencies. You will work closely with teaching staff, helping to integrate therapy and learning objectives, as well as instructing and supporting teaching staff in delivering therapy programmes/groups and use of specialised equipment. You will also deliver training to other staff.

Teaching Assistant

Grade D SCP 15-29 £21,591 - £23,187, Pro rata to £17,594 - £18,895 per annum
Bedelsford School, Grange Road, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, KT1 2QZ
33.75 hours per week Term Time Only
End Date: 01/07/2019

Job Description:

Bedelsford School is a small, friendly school specialising in looking after pupils aged 2 – 19 with SEN, including physical disabilities, severe learning disabilities and profound and multiple learning difficulties. Due to our increasing pupil numbers we currently have vacancies for Teaching Assistants for September 2019.

Clerk to the Governors

£12.80 to £15.03 per hour (FTE £24,030 - £28,215 per annum)
Supporting our schools in Surrey, South London, Slough and Hillingdon, with potential for additional support at other schools where required
2 hours per week, per school
End Date: 28/06/2019

Job Description:

We have an exciting opportunity for enthusiastic, talented clerks who are seeking the flexibility of part-time working to support Local Governing Bodies at our schools in Tooting, Kingston, Slough and Hillingdon, with the option to support one or multiple schools across the Trust.

Midday Supervisor

Scale 1C/3, £3,557 - £3,820 per annum inclusive of London Weighting Allowance (FTE £20,466 to £21,981)
The Link Primary School, Croydon, CR0 4PG
7.5 hours per week, 11.50am - 1.20pm, Monday to Friday, Term Time only
End Date: 27/06/2019

Job Description:

Start Date: September 2019, subject to clearance checks

We are looking for a Midday Supervisor to join our team to ensure that lunchtimes run efficiently and smoothly. You will be required to supervise the children both indoors and outdoors during the lunchtime period, ensuring the health and safety, security and the welfare of pupils.

Behaviour Support Assistant

£19,729 - £22,003 per annum (FTE £23,317-£26,004 per annum) Scale R4, Range 19-26
Brantridge School, Staplefield, Haywards Heath, RH17 6EQ
37 hours per week, Term-Time Only
End Date: 26/06/2019

Job Description:

We are seeking a Behaviour Support Assistant to work as part of our Behaviour Team.

Teaching Assistant

£15,059 - £17,680 per annum (FTE £17,797 - £20,895 per annum) Scale R1 - R2, range 1-11
Brantridge School, Staplefield, Haywards Heath, RH17 6EQ
37 hours per week, Term-Time Only
End Date: 26/06/2019

Job Description:

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.

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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