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Check this page regularly for details of our vacancies, which will appear below, and visit our Staff Testimonials page to find out how our passion, creativity and expertise can turn lives around.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to pre-employment checks, including references and Disclosure & Barring Service check.

WSAPC is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications for all vacancies from appropriately qualified persons regardless of age, disability, ethnicity, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, religion or belief.

We are a flexible employer and welcome requests for part time hours. 

The closing date is a guide only. We intend to review applications as they are received and call those shortlisted for immediate interview. An early application is advised, as once we have appointed, we will close the recruitment process.

Application Form – Non Teaching

Application Form – Teaching

Shortlisted Candidate Information Form

Maths Teacher- Burgess Hill

The West Sussex APC is an inclusive learning and nurturing community for young people, whom are currently not in mainstream education. We are seeking an enthusiastic and skilled Maths Teacher to join the school.

The ideal candidate would have experience or an interest in working with children with severe SEMH and behavioural difficulties, either in a mainstream or special/PRU school environment.

At present we teach Maths across the whole school. It is an integral part of the core curriculum for all pupils at West Sussex APC. The successful candidate should be a well-qualified teacher with the ability to inspire students in a range of subject related disciplines and have experience of teaching Mathematics up to GCSE accreditation standard. The post-holder will have the opportunity to help in the growth and development of the subject.

The Key duties of the Maths Teacher:

• Teaching Maths work within the school, adhering to schemes of work in accordance with school policy.
• Oversee examination entries, working effectively with the Examinations Officer and Head of School.
• Taking responsibility for the progress of all pupils within the subject area.
• Planning, preparing and teaching lessons that cater for a range of needs within the class.
• Motivating pupils with enthusiastic, imaginative presentation.
• Maintaining discipline using effective behaviour management techniques.
• Preparing and marking work to facilitate positive pupil development.
• Meeting requirements for the assessment and recording of pupils’ development.
• Providing regular feedback to parents/carers on a pupil’s progress.

Our ethos involves close collaboration with specialist and mainstream schools, outside specialist agencies with enhanced knowledge of our children’s needs and the private, voluntary and charity sectors within the communities in which we work.

If you share our vision of Reengage, Refocus and Reintegrate. and if you have a desire to make a real difference to the lives of children in West Sussex, we would welcome an application from you.

If you are interested in this vacancy and would like an informal discussion, please email hr@wsapc.co.uk in the first instance.  Please send your application to hr@wsapc.co.uk

Job Description- Teacher

Head of Science- Burgess Hill

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and highly effective teacher to join our Middle Leadership team as Subject Lead for Science, leading the delivery and assessment of our Science Curriculum across Primary and Secondary Phases.  The Subject Lead will develop, oversee and monitor the Science Department across all areas of our multi-site school. The successful candidate will play an important role in delivering and modelling high quality lessons, increasing the opportunities for our cohorts of children to access a broad and balanced curriculum.  The successful candidate will have a 0.8 teaching timetable, with 0.2 PPA and Management time.

You will be passionate about Science and dedicated to providing outstanding provision for children who may present with challenging behaviour.  You will need to have an understanding of complex needs and experience in social and emotional health difficulties.

The successful candidate will:

  • Be an outstanding practitioner who inspires our students & colleagues.
  • Be creative in designing, upholding, delivering and quality assuring a rigorous, academic curriculum.
  • Believe that every student can & will succeed.
  • Be flexible, strategic & resilient with an ability to work collaboratively with other specialist agencies and contribute towards the continued development of WSAPC
  • Have the highest ambitions for our students, the College & themselves.
  • Have excellent organisational & ICT skills.
  • Have an enthusiasm for their subjects & the ability to share this with students and the wider team.
  • Have excellent subject knowledge and the ability to deliver additional subjects.
  • Have significant, appropriate and relevant teaching experience along with demonstrated ability to personalise learning and teach high quality engaging, creative and practical lessons
  • Achieve outstanding student outcomes.
  • Be willing to regularly monitor and support Science across all WSAPC sites, including visiting all sites on a regular basis
  • The skills & determination to make a significant difference to the lives of the community we serve.
  • Experience of effectively risk assessing activities
  • Be committed to their continuing CPD and supporting the CPD of the team around them

You will have:

  • QTS/QTLS
  • First Degree or Certificate of Education
  • Substantial and relevant experience with Special Educational Needs, preferably SEMH and those that experience barriers to engaging with educational settings
  • Relevant and recent professional development conducive to the post
  • Experience of contributing to successful Ofsted outcomes

We can offer:

  • Invaluable experience of working in an Alternative Provision setting
  • Opportunity to work in a rewarding and vibrant team environment
  • Full support and ongoing training
  • Opportunities to progress and work interdepartmentally
  • Inclusion in our School Wellbeing strategy

If you are interested in this vacancy and would like an informal discussion, please email hr@wsapc.co.uk in the first instance.  Please send your application to hr@wsapc.co.uk. Closing date 15th July. Interview date to be advised.

Job Description WSAPC Teacher 2023.24

Teaching Assistant- Burgess Hill- Grade 6- 32.5 Hours- Term Time

Teaching Assistants play a crucial role in the classroom. We are seeking an individual who can support our teachers and motivate and encourage our pupils.

Do you want to work with young people?

Can you make a difference to pupils who need extra help and support with their learning?

Do you want to join a friendly and committed team to working with young people who may present with challenging behaviours.

We are looking for someone with enthusiasm, commitment and a positive approach and attitude.

About You:

• Be excellent practitioners with high expectations of all pupils
• Be passionate about child-centred learning
• Have excellent organisational and communication skills and enjoy working in a team
• Preferably have experience of working with young people
• Be able to make a positive contribution to the ethos of our school
• Have a firm commitment to inclusion and equal opportunities for all

Criteria for role:

• Maths and English GCSE or Equivalent Grade C or above
• A good standard of education across a range of subjects
• Excellent numeracy/literacy skills – equivalent to NVQ Level 2 in English & Maths
• Working knowledge of national curriculum and other relevant learning programmes
• Full working knowledge of relevant policies/codes of practice/legislation

The package we can offer:

• In valuable experience of working in an Alternative Provision setting
• Opportunity to work in a rewarding and vibrant team environment
• Full support and ongoing training
• Opportunities to progress and work interdepartmentally
• Inclusion in our School Wellbeing strategy
• Employee Assistance Programme
• Term Time only contract
• LGPS Pension

If you are interested in this vacancy and would like an informal discussion, please email hr@wsapc.co.uk in the first instance.  Please send your application to hr@wsapc.co.uk. Interview date to be confirmed.

Job Description – Teaching Assistant

Teaching Assistant- Burgess Hill- Grade 4- 26 Hours or 32.5 Hours- Term Time

Teaching Assistants play a crucial role in the classroom. We are seeking an individual who can support our teachers and motivate and encourage our pupils.

Do you want to work with young people?

Can you make a difference to pupils who need extra help and support with their learning?

Do you want to join a friendly and committed team to working with young people who may present with challenging behaviours.

We are looking for someone with enthusiasm, commitment and a positive approach and attitude.

About You:

• Be excellent practitioners with high expectations of all pupils
• Be passionate about child-centred learning
• Have excellent organisational and communication skills and enjoy working in a team
• Preferably have experience of working with young people
• Be able to make a positive contribution to the ethos of our school
• Have a firm commitment to inclusion and equal opportunities for all

Criteria for role:

• Maths and English GCSE or Equivalent Grade C or above
• A good standard of education across a range of subjects
• Excellent numeracy/literacy skills – equivalent to NVQ Level 2 in English & Maths
• Working knowledge of national curriculum and other relevant learning programmes
• Full working knowledge of relevant policies/codes of practice/legislation

The package we can offer:

• In valuable experience of working in an Alternative Provision setting
• Opportunity to work in a rewarding and vibrant team environment
• Full support and ongoing training
• Opportunities to progress and work interdepartmentally
• Inclusion in our School Wellbeing strategy
• Employee Assistance Programme
• Term Time only contract
• LGPS Pension

If you are interested in this vacancy and would like an informal discussion, please email hr@wsapc.co.uk in the first instance.  Please send your application to hr@wsapc.co.uk. Closing date 15th July. Interview date to be confirmed.

Job Description Teaching Assistant

Exams and Data Officer- Term Time Plus Two Weeks- Grade 6

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and proactive Exams & Data Officer to assist the Data & Communication Manager in the administration of examinations at our centres in Lancing and Littlehampton, and with the ongoing development of the School Management Information System to support assessment tracking and school improvement.

You will be flexible and resourceful, with excellent organisational and communication skills. You will be a team player, but you will also be able to work autonomously, and you will have a firm commitment to inclusion and equal opportunities for all.

You will liaise closely with teaching and learning staff and make examination entries and registrations, arranging resources and dealing with day-to-day operational issues. You will manage secure download and dissemination of exam results in August, including the provision of results statistics to the senior leadership team.

The key duties include but are not limited to:

  • Administration of all internal and external examinations in accordance with the Joint Council for Qualification (JCQ) regulations to include:
    • Maintenance and operation of the MIS examination module.
    • Receipt, log and secure storage of examination materials.
    • Organisation and oversight of exam day arrangements.
    • Review, maintenance and update of all college examination policies.
    • Liaison with SENDCo re access arrangements
  • Management of assessment tracking systems.
  • Management of College reporting systems.
  • Provision of concise and accurate data reports for the College Leadership Team.

You will have: 

  • Maths and English GCSE or Equivalent
  • Excellent ICT and data skills
  • Knowledge of examination practice and procedures
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • The ability to relate well to students and adults

We can offer:

  • Opportunity to work in a rewarding and vibrant team environment
  • Full support and ongoing training
  • Invaluable experience of working in an Alternative Provision setting
  • Inclusion in our School Wellbeing strategy
  • Term time plus two weeks contract
  • LGPS Pension

If you are interested in this vacancy and would like an informal discussion, please email hr@wsapc.co.uk in the first instance.  Please send your application to hr@wsapc.co.uk. Closing date 15th July. Interview date 18th July.

Exams and Data Officer-Job Description

 

Teaching Assistant- Chichester Primary- Grade 6- 32.5 Hours- Term Time

Teaching Assistants play a crucial role in the classroom. We are seeking an individual who can support our teachers and motivate and encourage our pupils.

Do you want to work with young people?

Can you make a difference to pupils who need extra help and support with their learning?

Do you want to join a friendly and committed team to working with young people who may present with challenging behaviours.

We are looking for someone with enthusiasm, commitment and a positive approach and attitude.

About You:

• Be excellent practitioners with high expectations of all pupils
• Be passionate about child-centred learning
• Have excellent organisational and communication skills and enjoy working in a team
• Preferably have experience of working with young people
• Be able to make a positive contribution to the ethos of our school
• Have a firm commitment to inclusion and equal opportunities for all

Criteria for role:

• Maths and English GCSE or Equivalent Grade C or above
• A good standard of education across a range of subjects
• Excellent numeracy/literacy skills – equivalent to NVQ Level 2 in English & Maths
• Working knowledge of national curriculum and other relevant learning programmes
• Full working knowledge of relevant policies/codes of practice/legislation

The package we can offer:

• In valuable experience of working in an Alternative Provision setting
• Opportunity to work in a rewarding and vibrant team environment
• Full support and ongoing training
• Opportunities to progress and work interdepartmentally
• Inclusion in our School Wellbeing strategy
• Employee Assistance Programme
• Term Time only contract
• LGPS Pension

If you are interested in this vacancy and would like an informal discussion, please email hr@wsapc.co.uk in the first instance.  Please send your application to hr@wsapc.co.uk. Interview date to be confirmed.

Job Description – Teaching Assistant

Maths Teacher- Crawley

The West Sussex APC is an inclusive learning and nurturing community for young people, whom are currently not in mainstream education. We are seeking an enthusiastic and skilled Maths Teacher to join the school.

The ideal candidate would have experience or an interest in working with children with severe SEMH and behavioural difficulties, either in a mainstream or special/PRU school environment.

At present we teach Maths across the whole school. It is an integral part of the core curriculum for all pupils at West Sussex APC. The successful candidate should be a well-qualified teacher with the ability to inspire students in a range of subject related disciplines and have experience of teaching Mathematics up to GCSE accreditation standard. The post-holder will have the opportunity to help in the growth and development of the subject.

The Key duties of the Maths Teacher:

• Teaching Maths work within the school, adhering to schemes of work in accordance with school policy.
• Oversee examination entries, working effectively with the Examinations Officer and Head of School.
• Taking responsibility for the progress of all pupils within the subject area.
• Planning, preparing and teaching lessons that cater for a range of needs within the class.
• Motivating pupils with enthusiastic, imaginative presentation.
• Maintaining discipline using effective behaviour management techniques.
• Preparing and marking work to facilitate positive pupil development.
• Meeting requirements for the assessment and recording of pupils’ development.
• Providing regular feedback to parents/carers on a pupil’s progress.

Our ethos involves close collaboration with specialist and mainstream schools, outside specialist agencies with enhanced knowledge of our children’s needs and the private, voluntary and charity sectors within the communities in which we work.

If you share our vision of Reengage, Refocus and Reintegrate. and if you have a desire to make a real difference to the lives of children in West Sussex, we would welcome an application from you.

If you are interested in this vacancy and would like an informal discussion, please email hr@wsapc.co.uk in the first instance.  Please send your application to hr@wsapc.co.uk. Closing date 12th July. Interview date is 16th July.

Job Description- Teacher

Head of Food Technology- Lancing

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and highly effective teacher to join our Middle Leadership team as Subject Lead for Food Technology, leading the delivery and assessment of our Food Technology Curriculum across Primary and Secondary Phases.  The Subject Lead will develop, oversee and monitor the Food Technology Department across all areas of our multi-site school. The successful candidate will play an important role in delivering and modelling high quality lessons, increasing the opportunities for our cohorts of children to access a broad and balanced curriculum.  The successful candidate will have a 0.8 teaching timetable, with 0.2 PPA and Management time.

You will be passionate about Food Technology and dedicated to providing outstanding provision for children who may present with challenging behaviour.  The subject of Cook & Eat is promoted within WSAPC as a vocational offer providing staff and pupils with lunch each day, and students work towards attainment of a BTEC qualification in Home Cooking Skills.  It is a significant part of the timetable to encourage a collaborative, community feeling that we strive to achieve across the organisation.  You will need to have an understanding of complex needs and experience in social and emotional health difficulties.

The successful candidate will:

  • Be an outstanding practitioner who inspires our students & colleagues.
  • Be creative in designing, upholding, delivering and quality assuring a rigorous, academic curriculum.
  • Believe that every student can & will succeed.
  • Be flexible, strategic & resilient with an ability to work collaboratively with other specialist agencies and contribute towards the continued development of WSAPC
  • Have the highest ambitions for our students, the College & themselves.
  • Have excellent organisational & ICT skills.
  • Understand the need for compliance with food hygiene standards for working in a kitchen environment
  • Promote health and wellbeing for our pupils
  • Have an enthusiasm for their subjects & the ability to share this with students and the wider team.
  • Have excellent subject knowledge and the ability to deliver additional subjects.
  • Have significant, appropriate and relevant teaching experience along with demonstrated ability to personalise learning and teach high quality engaging, creative and practical lessons
  • Achieve outstanding student outcomes.
  • Be willing to regularly monitor and support Food Technology across all WSAPC sites, including visiting all sites on a regular basis
  • The skills & determination to make a significant difference to the lives of the community we serve.
  • Experience of effectively risk assessing activities
  • Be committed to their continuing CPD and supporting the CPD of the team around them

You will have:

  • QTS/QTLS
  • First Degree or Certificate of Education
  • Substantial and relevant experience with Special Educational Needs, preferably SEMH and those that experience barriers to engaging with educational settings
  • Relevant and recent professional development conducive to the post
  • Experience of contributing to successful Ofsted outcomes

We can offer:

  • Invaluable experience of working in an Alternative Provision setting
  • Opportunity to work in a rewarding and vibrant team environment
  • Full support and ongoing training
  • Opportunities to progress and work interdepartmentally
  • Inclusion in our School Wellbeing strategy

If you are interested in this vacancy and would like an informal discussion, please email hr@wsapc.co.uk in the first instance.  Please send your application to hr@wsapc.co.uk. Closing date 15th July. Interview date to be advised.

Job Description WSAPC Teacher 2023.24

Teaching Assistant- Lancing Primary- Grade 4- 32.5 Hours- Term Time

Teaching Assistants play a crucial role in the classroom. We are seeking an individual who can support our teachers and motivate and encourage our pupils.

Do you want to work with young people?

Can you make a difference to pupils who need extra help and support with their learning?

Do you want to join a friendly and committed team to working with young people who may present with challenging behaviours.

We are looking for someone with enthusiasm, commitment and a positive approach and attitude.

About You:

• Be excellent practitioners with high expectations of all pupils
• Be passionate about child-centred learning
• Have excellent organisational and communication skills and enjoy working in a team
• Preferably have experience of working with young people
• Be able to make a positive contribution to the ethos of our school
• Have a firm commitment to inclusion and equal opportunities for all

Criteria for role:

• Maths and English GCSE or Equivalent Grade C or above
• A good standard of education across a range of subjects
• Excellent numeracy/literacy skills – equivalent to NVQ Level 2 in English & Maths
• Working knowledge of national curriculum and other relevant learning programmes
• Full working knowledge of relevant policies/codes of practice/legislation

The package we can offer:

• In valuable experience of working in an Alternative Provision setting
• Opportunity to work in a rewarding and vibrant team environment
• Full support and ongoing training
• Opportunities to progress and work interdepartmentally
• Inclusion in our School Wellbeing strategy
• Employee Assistance Programme
• Term Time only contract
• LGPS Pension

If you are interested in this vacancy and would like an informal discussion, please email hr@wsapc.co.uk in the first instance.  Please send your application to hr@wsapc.co.uk. Interview date to be confirmed.

Job Description Teaching Assistant

English Teacher- Littlehampton- Maternity Cover For One Year

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and highly effective teacher to play a key role in the delivery of the English Curriculum for Key Stage 3 and 4. The successful candidate will have an important role in delivering high quality lessons, increasing the opportunities for a broad and balanced curriculum.

This would be an ideal role for someone who is passionate about providing outstanding provision for children who may present with challenging behaviour, and who has an understanding of complex needs and some experience in social and emotional health difficulties.

Applications are welcome from experienced teachers, NQTs, and former teachers returning to teaching.

The successful candidate will:

  • Be an outstanding practitioner who inspires our students & colleagues.
  • Be creative in designing, upholding & delivering a rigorous, academic curriculum.
  • Believe that every student can & will succeed.
  • Be flexible, strategic & resilient with an ability to work collaboratively with other specialist agencies and contribute towards the continued development of WSAPC
  • Have the highest ambitions for our students, the College & themselves.
  • Have excellent organisational & ICT skills.
  • Have an enthusiasm for their subjects & the ability to share this with students.
  • Have excellent subject knowledge and the ability to deliver additional subjects.
  • Achieve outstanding student outcomes.
  • The skills & determination to make a significant difference to the lives of the community we serve.
  • Experience of effectively risk assessing activities

You will have:

  • QTS/QTLS
  • First Degree or Certificate of Education
  • Substantial and relevant experience with Special Educational Needs, preferably SEMH
  • Relevant and recent professional development conducive to the post
  • Experience of contributing to successful Ofsted outcomes

We can offer:

  • Invaluable experience of working in an Alternative Provision setting
  • Opportunity to work in a rewarding and vibrant team environment
  • Full support and ongoing training
  • Opportunities to progress and work interdepartmentally
  • Inclusion in our School Wellbeing strategy

If you are interested in this vacancy and would like an informal discussion, please email hr@wsapc.co.uk in the first instance.  Please send your application to hr@wsapc.co.uk. Closing date 15th July. Interview date to be advised.

Job Description- Teacher

Premises Officer- Littlehampton- Grade 5- 37 Hours- All Year

An exciting opportunity has arisen to oversee our Littlehampton School.   You will be an enthusiastic, well-motivated and suitably qualified person with a keen interest in all aspects of building management, maintenance, DIY, painting and decorating, caretaking and gardening skills together with an ability to supervise and work alongside cleaning staff and external Contractors.  You will work as part of team of five premises officers,  contributing to maintaining the safety and security of our school sites.  You will work well on your own and as part of team and enjoy the hands on approach of all aspects of estates support.  You will be creative and innovative in your approach, posses excellent communication skills and strive to be an outstanding member of our team.

The role of Premises Officer:

  • Ensure that the school environment is maintained to a satisfactory standard
  • Deliver a quality service in a school where high standards are set and expected
  • Carry out compliance checks
  • Complete mandatory reports
  • Provide support to other Centres when required

About you:

  • Maths and English GCSE or Equivalent
  • Experience in ICT software, particularly office 365
  • Experience in similar working environment
  • Have a patient and flexible attitude
  • Be well organised and highly motivated
  • The ability to work in a team and on own initiative

We will offer:

  • Invaluable experience of working in an Alternative Provision setting
  • Opportunity to work in a rewarding and vibrant team environment
  • Full support and ongoing training
  • Opportunities to progress and work interdepartmentally
  • Inclusion in our School Wellbeing strategy
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • LGPS Pension

Please note that this is an all-year round role and operates on a split-shift basis.  Hours are 7.30am to 11am and 2pm to 6pm (2.30pm on a Friday).

If you are interested in this vacancy and would like an informal discussion, please email hr@wsapc.co.uk in the first instance.  Please send your application to hr@wsapc.co.uk. Closing date is 15th July. Interview date to be confirmed.

Job Description – Premises Officer_