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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

Speech and Language Therapist Band 6/7 (Maternity Cover)

£27,056 - £39,760 (FTE £30,357 - £44,611) per annum inclusive of London Weighting Allowance
The Link Secondary School, Beddington, CR0 4PD
35 hours per week, Term time only
End Date: 13/12/2019

Job Description:

Contract: Fixed term for the purpose of Maternity Cover

We require a Speech and Language Therapist to work as part of our dynamic multi-disciplinary team (including Occupational Therapists, a school counsellor and drama therapist) 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.

Learning Support Assistant

Grade 4/5, £18,591.92 - £21,443.40 per annum inclusive of London Weighting Allowance (FTE £22,377 - £25,809 per annum)
The Skills Hub, Providence Road, Yiewsley, Middlesex. UB7 8HJ
36 hours per week, Term Time Only
End Date: 10/12/2019

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.

Skills Coach

Grade 4/5, £18,591.92 - £21,443.40 per annum inclusive of London Weighting Allowance (FTE £ 22,377 - £ 25,809 per annum)
The Skills Hub, Providence Road, Yiewsley, Middlesex. UB7 8HJ
36 hours per week, Term Time Only
End Date: 10/12/2019

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.

Highly Specialist Occupational Therapist

£37,476 – £40,431 per annum (R8 Scale point 51 – 54)
St Dominic's School, Hambledon, Godalming, Surrey, GU8 4DX
Full time
End Date: 06/12/2019

Job Description:

We are looking for an enthusiastic and strongly motivated individual to join our experienced team providing intensive specialist support for pupils and students including autism and sensory processing disorders. We seek a Highly Specialist Occupational Therapist and Sensory Integration Practitioner who wants to develop their career, skills and knowledge in a specialist educational setting from Key Stage 2 to 5.

This is a unique opportunity to develop clinical skills within an educational environment, offering the chance to work collaboratively with a range of professionals and to use therapeutic skills creatively to meet the needs of pupils and students. In return we offer excellent support from colleagues and staff, commitment to CPD, access to internal and external training.

If you believe you can help our learners to fulfil their potential at school, at home and in their communities and are looking for a fresh challenge, then this role may be just what you are looking for.

Waking Nights Officer – Chart Wood School

Scale PS4, £18,684 to £20,637 per annum inclusive of London Weighting Allowance (FTE £18,698 - £20,653 per annum)
Chart Wood School, Merstham, RH1 3PU
42.2 hours per week, Term Time Only
End Date: 02/12/2019

Job Description:

We are looking for someone with drive and creativity to work under the guidance of Head of Care to provide quality care and promote a nurturing and supportive environment in which a flexible and tolerant response can be made to the needs of individual pupils. A confident and flexible approach is needed as a means of positively influencing students social, emotional, behavioural and educational development in an environment in which they can feel safe, comfortable, secure and able to work to their full potential. Pupils’ welfare is paramount in all aspects of the job role.

VICE PRINCIPAL

Fringe Leadership Spine Points 20 – 24 - £66,698 per annum - £73,444 per annum
Arbour Vale School, Slough, SL2 3AE
Full time
End Date: 27/11/2019

Job Description:

We are seeking an ambitious, and inspirational leader to provide the professional leadership for each Phase/Key Stage Leader to secure high quality teaching and learning and provide a curriculum that secures progress for each learner.

You will have an excellent track record of teaching pupils with special needs and who present with a range of challenging behaviour.  You will have proven ability to demonstrate and lead outstanding classroom practice, including innovative curriculum development, successfully implementing school improvement and impactful change.

Finance Assistant – Purchase Ledger

Scale 3/4 Actual Salary £16,793 to £18,360 (FTE £21,591 - £23,607) per annum inclusive of London Weighting Allowance
Quadrant House, Sutton SM2 5AS
28 hours per week, all year round
End Date: 26/11/2019

Job Description:

Learning Support Professionals

Scale SC3 – SO2, £19,500 to £29,922 per annum inclusive of London Weighting Allowance (FTE £22,800 to £34,986 per annum)
Nightingale Community Academy, Tooting, SW17 7DF
36 hours per week, Monday to Friday, Term Time Only
End Date: 25/11/2019

Job Description:

Do you believe that education has a critical role in transforming and enriching the lives of young people? Would you like to be part of something energetic, innovative and empowering? If so, we want to hear from you.

We are recruiting learning support staff to work alongside children with additional needs as they overcome barriers to learning and achieve at their potential.

Special Teaching Assistants

Level 4 – £16,198.64 + SSA allowance £981.08 per annum (FTE £20,303 + SSA allowance £1,264 per annum)
Arbour Vale School, Slough, SL2
33.5 hours per week, Monday 8.30am – 4.30pm; Tuesday - Friday 8.30am – 3.30pm - Term Time Only
End Date: 20/11/2019

Job Description:

Arbour Vale School provides a stimulating yet safe learning environment enabling each pupil/student to achieve to their maximum potential whilst managing their specialist and complex physical, health and learning needs.  Arbour Vale converted to Academy status on November 1st 2018 and became part of Orchard Hill College and Academy Trust.

Are you interested in supporting young people with severe learning disabilities, including Autism? Arbour Vale is recruiting Special Teaching Assistants to support our pupils who range from 2 – 19 years old. The successful candidates will play a crucial role in supporting our pupils’ learning.

Class Teacher – Autism Spectrum Disorder

Teachers Main Pay Scale (SP1-SP12) – £25,543 per annum - £37,152 per annum, plus SEN (lower) allowance of £2,149 per annum is payable on appointment. The full SEN allowance of £4,242 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 Arbour Vale or significant SEN experience.
Arbour Vale School, Farnham Road, Slough, Berkshire, SL2 3AE
Full Time
End Date: 20/11/2019

Job Description:

We are seeking to recruit an ASD teacher who has 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.

 

The school is committed to a multi-disciplinary approach to meeting pupils’ needs, and promotes high quality professional development for all staff.

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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