If you need to contact us by phone please call 0203 897 7001 or 0203 897 7006

Arrangements for September

Wednesday 22 September 2021 – Parents only session 

Early Years and Reception classes – 9.00am – 10.30am

Primary School – 11.00am – 12.30pm

Secondary School – 1.30pm – 3.00pm

Thursday 23 September 2021 – One parent and child to attend school

Primary – 9.00am  – 11.00am

Secondary 12.00 – 2.00pm

Friday 24 September 2021 – Children only

Primary 9.00am – 11.00am

Secondary 12.00pm – 2pm

Prospective parents for September 2022 start – tours are available on Thursday 21 October 2021.If you would like to book a place please contact enquiries@addingtonvalley.org

Specialist Occupational Therapists Band 6

(£31,192 - £40,629 per annum (For the right candidate, depending on experience, salary will be awarded in line with NHS/AFC pay scale for Band 6))
Location: Temporary site at Canterbury Road, Croydon - moving to a newly constructed school, Field Way, New Addington, Croydon CR0 9AZ Hours: 36 hours per week, Monday – Friday, Term Time plus 3 weeks (Flexible working, Job share will be considered)

Closing Date: 10/06/2021


Job Description

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.

Job Description OT Specialist Band 6 – March 2021

Person Specification

Person Specification OT Specialist Band 6 – March 2021

Further Information

Now is a really exciting time to join Orchard Hill College and Academy Trust!
Newly expanded as an academy trust with an Outstanding Ofsted rating, our friendly and successful Therapy team works in partnership with lecturers/teachers and support staff across all our sites.
Addington Valley Academy (AVA) is a provision for students with complex needs. All our students have autism and associated social communication, cognitive, sensory, social, emotional, and behavioural needs. They come under the broad description of ‘Severe Learning Difficulties’ (SLD).

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.

Application Guidance

To apply for this role please click here. You will be redirected to the TES Portal.

Please note that CV applications will not be considered.

Please ring John Reilly (Principal) or Tina McMenamin (Office Manager) if you have any queries or wish to have an informal discussion on 02045112949 or email jreilly@addingtonvalley.org tmcmenamin@addingtonvalley.org

Closing date: 12 p.m. on 10th June 2021
Interview: w/c 14th June 2021

Orchard Hill College and Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body in these circumstances, would not satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test.

I think your school and staff are amazing – you have wowed me!

Parent November 2020

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Building constructors Kier will handover Addington Valley Academy’s completed new school building on Wednesday 15th September 2021. Principal, John Reilly and his team are excited to get the school ready to welcome students later in the month. Click here to …

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