Vacancies

Addington Valley Academy is a new special free school in Croydon for children and young people with autism and learning difficulties.

We are currently located at our refurbished, temporary site in Canterbury Road, Croydon until our newly constructed school, purpose designed to meet the needs of pupils with autism and complex needs, opens at Field Way, New Addington from September 2021.

Addington Valley Academy will be a co-educational special School with up to 150 places for children and young people aged 2-19 who have autism and social communication, cognitive, sensory and social, emotional, and behavioural needs. .

All staff at Addington Valley Academy are supported with regular CPD opportunities to enable them to develop their skills and support our students both educationally and socially.

Staff are are driven, enthusiastic, and above all, committed to the wellbeing of our pupils and students. If you feel you have what it takes to join our team please take a look at our current vacancies – http://www.ohcat.org/vacancies/

Addington Valley Academy is part of Orchard Hill College & Academy Trust (OHC&AT), a specialist Trust with 15 academies and six college centres across London, Surrey, Sussex and Berkshire.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Appointments made are subject to a 6 month probationary period and an enhanced DBS check.

 

 

 

 

Available Jobs

Teaching Assistants (Scale 3/4, £18,997 to £20,770 per annum (FTE £22,185 to £24,256 per annum))

Location: Temporary site at Canterbury Road, Croydon - moving to a newly constructed school in New Addington, Surrey Hours: 36 hours per week, term time only

Start Date: September 2021

Addington Valley Academy are seeking to recruit Teaching Assistants with the drive and creativity to work under the guidance of teaching staff to support learners to make exceptional progress in all aspects of school life.

Closing Date: 06/05/2021

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

Parent November 2020

 

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