• Arbour Vale School, Farnham Road, Slough, Berkshire, SL2 3AE
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Newsletter January 2022

Parent Governor Letter and Application Form

 Emergency, Out of Hours number: 07519 130641

Special Teaching Assistant

(Level 4 – £17,045.87 + SSA allowance £1,007.20 per annum (FTE £21,392.00 + SSA allowance £1,264 per annum))
Location: Arbour Vale School, Slough, SL2 Hours: 33.5 hours per week, Monday 8.30am – 4.30pm; Tuesday - Friday 8.30am – 3.30pm - term time only

Closing Date: 24/09/2021


Job Description

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.

L4 STA – Job Description and Person Specification

Further Information

Orchard Hill College (the College) and Orchard Hill College Academy Trust (the Trust) together form Orchard Hill College and Academy Trust (OHC&AT), a family of specialist education providers for pupils and students from nursery to further education. As an outstanding provider and Academy sponsor, Orchard Hill College has a strong track record for making a positive impact within the local communities it serves. The College has 6 centres and the Trust is now home to 14 special schools across London, Surrey and Sussex. As a family of specialist providers with a strong track record, we aim to exciting and relevant educational opportunities tailored to the needs and ambitions of our current and future pupils and students with special education needs or who experience other barriers to learning.

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.

Arbour Vale School is a generic special needs school and caters for pupils with speech, language and communication difficulties, PMLD, SLD, ASD and MLD. Abilities are wide ranging throughout the school.

Application Guidance

To apply, please click here. You will be redirected to the TES website.

Please note that CV applications will not be accepted.

Closing date: 12 noon on Friday 24th September 2021

Interviews:     Week commencing Monday 4th October 2021

Arbour Vale school and Orchard Hill College Academy Trust (OHCAT) are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment therefore an enhanced DBS check will be required for these positions.

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