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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.

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Teacher Of English At Lancing- One Year Maternity Cover Commencing September 2022

We are seeking to appoint an English specialist to join our team of hardworking and professional staff to teach across KS 3 & 4. We are looking for an outstanding teacher, who is able to enthuse & motivate students.  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 English & the ability to share this with students.
• Have excellent subject knowledge.
• Achieve outstanding student outcomes.
• Possess the skills & determination to make a significant difference to the lives of the community we serve.
• The flexibility to deliver another subject is desirable but not essential

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

We welcome and highly recommend a visit to the Centre to gain further understanding of our unique, rewarding and challenging workplace that offers fantastic job satisfaction to the right applicant.  To arrange a visit please call the School office on 01903 958968 to make an appointment.

If you are interested in this vacancy and would like an informal discussion or have any questions, please email hr@wsapc.co.uk in the first instance.  Completed application forms should be sent to hr@wsapc.co.uk by 9am on 30th June 2022. Interview date is 11th July 2022.

     

     

    Business Support Assistant- Crawley Centre- 37 Hours Per Week

    We are seeking to appoint an experienced Business Support Assistant, who is approachable, efficient and resourceful at all times. You will be passionate about working within our school as we continue our school improvement journey to excellence. You will be ‘the face’ of our school and will work alongside like-minded professionals to ensure a high-quality learning environment for all. You will be an excellent team player with a proven ability to work proactively, with excellent verbal, written and communication skills. You will need to be a competent user of Microsoft Office IT packages. Previous school experience desirable, but not essential as full training will be given. You will be part of a supportive team but will also enjoy working autonomously.

    The role of Business Support Assistant

    • Have experience of working in a school with solid business administration skills in all aspects of work
    • Have good communication and interpersonal skills with children, parents/carers and colleagues
    • Implement school policy and procedures, providing support to centre teams as required.
    • Be able to work as part of a team and demonstrate a flexible attitude to work
    • Provide exceptional support to the Assistant Headteacher, Senior Leaders, Teaching and Support staff
    • Build effective relationships with different teams within the School
    • Manage workload effectively and work to deadlines.
    • Ensure strict confidentiality is maintained at all times
    • Ensure safeguarding at all times and prioritising the welfare of the children
    • Maintain College communications

    Criteria for role:

    • Maths and English GCSE or Equivalent Grade C or above (essential)
    • A wide and varied range of ICT software, particularly office 365
    • Working knowledge of administrative processes, school policy and procedures in an educational environment (desirable)
    • Have a patient and flexible attitude
    • Be well organised and highly motivated

    The package for the role of Business Support Assistant

    • 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
    • Term Time only contract
    • LGPS Pension

    If you are interested in this vacancy and would like an informal discussion or have any questions, please email hr@wsapc.co.uk in the first instance.  Completed application forms should be sent to hr@wsapc.co.uk by 9am on Tuesday 12th July 2022. Interview date week commencing 18th July.

     

    Business Support Assistant- Job Description

     

    Business Support Assistant- Burgess Hill Centre- 15 Hours Per Week

    We are seeking to appoint an experienced Business Support Assistant, who is approachable, efficient and resourceful at all times. You will be passionate about working within our school as we continue our school improvement journey to excellence. You will be ‘the face’ of our school and will work alongside like-minded professionals to ensure a high-quality learning environment for all. You will be an excellent team player with a proven ability to work proactively, with excellent verbal, written and communication skills. You will need to be a competent user of Microsoft Office IT packages. Previous school experience desirable, but not essential as full training will be given. You will be part of a supportive team but will also enjoy working autonomously.

    The role of Business Support Assistant

    • Have experience of working in a school with solid business administration skills in all aspects of work
    • Have good communication and interpersonal skills with children, parents/carers and colleagues
    • Implement school policy and procedures, providing support to centre teams as required.
    • Be able to work as part of a team and demonstrate a flexible attitude to work
    • Provide exceptional support to the Assistant Headteacher, Senior Leaders, Teaching and Support staff
    • Build effective relationships with different teams within the School
    • Manage workload effectively and work to deadlines.
    • Ensure strict confidentiality is maintained at all times
    • Ensure safeguarding at all times and prioritising the welfare of the children
    • Maintain College communications

    Criteria for role:

    • Maths and English GCSE or Equivalent Grade C or above (essential)
    • A wide and varied range of ICT software, particularly office 365
    • Working knowledge of administrative processes, school policy and procedures in an educational environment (desirable)
    • Have a patient and flexible attitude
    • Be well organised and highly motivated

    The package for the role of Business Support Assistant

    • 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
    • Term Time only contract
    • LGPS Pension

    If you are interested in this vacancy and would like an informal discussion or have any questions, please email hr@wsapc.co.uk in the first instance.  Completed application forms should be sent to hr@wsapc.co.uk by 9am on Tuesday 12th July 2022. Interview date week commencing 18th July.

     

    Business Support Assistant- Job Description

     

    Finance Assistant- Burgess Hill Centre- 30 Hours Per Week

    Reporting to the Finance Manager, the Finance Assistant is responsible for the processing, verifying and posting of orders, receipts and invoices and maintaining accurate records in terms of payment and account status. You will be responsible for maintaining positive relationships with our suppliers and to support our finance team with a variety of other administrative tasks such as data entry, preparing invoices, sending reminders and maintaining filing systems.

    You will have an excellent eye for detail, outstanding communication and organisational skills and be committed to offer a first-class support service for a busy department.

    You will have experience of working within an office environment and preferably within a school or finance administration role and be competent in using Microsoft office.

    The role of Finance Assistant
    • Purchase order process, dealing with queries and resolution
    • Processing invoices from suppliers
    • Contacting suppliers and stakeholders within the organisation to help resolve invoice queries
    • Producing supplier statement reconciliations
    • Communicate with suppliers to validate changes of details, and updating them within the MIS system
    • Communicate efficiently with internal and external Stakeholders
    • Dealing with mailbox queries
    • General administration support as required

    You will have
    • Some understanding of finance processes
    • Proactive and analytical with keen attention to detail
    • Ability to evaluate & improve processes to ensure maximum efficiency
    • Excellent computer skills including Word, Excel and MS Outlook
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Excellent Customer Service skills
    • Ability to work independently and use initiative to solve problems
    • Provide day to day support in relation to the administration of the school accounts
    • Support in the processing of data and payroll
    • Maintenance of electronic and finance related files

    Criteria for role
    • Maths and English GCSE or Equivalent (essential)
    • Knowledge of administrative processes,
    • Knowledge of school Financial Regulations (desirable)
    • Experience of financial processes
    • Excellent knowledge of a wide range of ICT software, particularly Office 365

    The package for the role of Finance Assistant
    • 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
    • Term Time only contract
    • LGPS Pension

    If you are interested in this vacancy and would like an informal discussion or have any questions, please email hr@wsapc.co.uk in the first instance.  Completed application forms should be sent to hr@wsapc.co.uk by 9am on Monday 11th July 2022. Interview date week commencing 18th July.

     

    Finance Assistant- Job Description

     

    Teaching Assistant- Burgess Hill Centre- 32 Hours Per Week- Fixed Term

    The role of Teaching Assistant:

    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 in two or more key stages
    • 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 for the role of Teaching Assistant:

    • 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
    • Term Time only contract
    • LGPS Pension

    If you are interested in this vacancy and would like an informal discussion or have any questions, please email hr@wsapc.co.uk in the first instance.  Completed application forms should be sent to hr@wsapc.co.uk by 9am on 8th July 2022. Interview date to be confirmed.

     

    Teaching Assistant- Job Description

     

    Teaching Assistant- Lancing Primary Centre- 32.5 Hours Per Week

    The role of Teaching Assistant:

    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 in two or more key stages
    • 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 for the role of Teaching Assistant:

    • 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
    • Term Time only contract
    • LGPS Pension

    If you are interested in this vacancy and would like an informal discussion or have any questions, please email hr@wsapc.co.uk in the first instance.  Completed application forms should be sent to hr@wsapc.co.uk by 9am on 8th July 2022. Interview date to be confirmed.

     

    Teaching Assistant- Job Description

     

    Teaching Assistant- Lancing Secondary Centre- 32.5 Hours Per Week

    The role of Teaching Assistant:

    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 in two or more key stages
    • 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 for the role of Teaching Assistant:

    • 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
    • Term Time only contract
    • LGPS Pension

    If you are interested in this vacancy and would like an informal discussion or have any questions, please email hr@wsapc.co.uk in the first instance.  Completed application forms should be sent to hr@wsapc.co.uk by 9am on 8th July 2022. Interview date to be confirmed.

     

    Teaching Assistant- Job Description