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LVS Hassocks is a centre for young people aged 11-19 with high functioning autism, Asperger's syndrome and associated disorders.

The school is owned and run by the Licensed Trade Charity, a caring and historic organisation over 200 years old, which holds providing outstanding education as one of its key objectives.

Working for the Licensed Trade Charity offers some valuable benefits such as:

26 days holiday and English Bank holidays for full time (52 week per annum) employees

Access to Sodexo Childcare voucher scheme

Free lunches and refreshments

Free car parking facilities

Access to a 24/7 employee assistance programme

A choice of 3 pension schemes

Uniform where applicable

Our Organisation

Thank you for showing an interest in working for LVS Hassocks. You may also like to view current vacancies at our other schools and within the Licensed Trade Charity.  For details call us on 01344 882770. 


We are seeking experienced Teachers to join LVS Hassocks at an exciting time in its journey to becoming an outstanding provider for young people on the autism spectrum.   The successful candidates will be qualified to degree level and have a teaching qualification enabling them to teach up to A Level.  Experience of teaching and supporting students with special educational needs, particularly those who have a diagnosis of autism and associated disorders, is also necessary.  Class sizes are typically no larger than eight students and each class has a dedicated Learning Support Assistant.  The role demands the application of specialised teaching approaches, systematic planning and record keeping and the management and deployment of support staff as well as good ICT skills. 

The successful applicants will be required to undergo an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check.  

To apply please download the application form and complete it and return it together with your CV to tracy.spencer@ltcharity.org.uk.  For further information please contact Tracy on 01344 884440.

Hassocks application form.doc: 462 kb

Learning Support Assistants

36 hours per week, term-time only - 40 weeks per year

Learning Support Assistants have a varied role within the classroom and school, including: 

  • assisting the Teacher in lessons
  • working with individuals or groups of students
  • organising and running activities
  • producing displays and resources 

The SEN Learning Support Assistants should be a great team player and an excellent communicator as some of our students may display challenging behaviour and need support on a one-to-one basis.

These Learning Support Assistant and Night Support Worker Jobs require that candidates must display some knowledge of special educational needs, in particular children with autistic spectrum conditions. Level 3 Diploma in Specialist support in Teaching and Learnng in schools or equivalent is desirable.

Successful applicants for Learning Support Assistant and Night Support Worker Jobs will be required to undergo an Enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check.

To apply for the position of Learning Support Assistant/SEN Teaching Assistant in West Sussex: please download and complete the application form below and return it, together with your CV to: tracy.spencer@ltcharity.org.uk. 

For further information please contact Tracy Spencer on 01344 884440. 

Previous applicants need not apply.

Learning Support Assistant Application Form.doc: 462 kb

Residential Support Worker

Support Workers

LVS Hassocks is recruiting a Residential Support Worker to deliver a highly structured programme to help build life, independence and work-related skills amongst our residential students.

Hours are Monday - Friday on a shift pattern according to a rota, working 37.5 hours, term time over 40 weeks of the year.

The Successful applicant will be required to undergo an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check. Uniform and meals whilst on duty are provided.

So join us and you’ll find a friendly and supportive team, not to mention superb facilities and great benefits.

Residential Support Worker Application Form: 462.5 kb

Therapy Assistant

We are looking for a therapy assistant to join our team of Occupational Therapists, Speech and Language Therapists, Art therapist and School Nurses. You will assist the therapists in supporting the wellbeing of students. You will carry out 1:1 and small group sessions supporting sensory and emotional / behavioural needs through a range of therapeutic practices such as massage and relaxation. You will work with teachers and therapists to ensure that therapeutic strategies are embedded into classroom and boarding environments.

Hours of work to be negotiated.  Term time only

The successful applicant will be required to undergo an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check. 


To apply please download and complete the application form and return it together with your CV, to tracy.spencer@ltcharity.org.uk.  For further information  contact Tracy Spencer, HR Administrator on 01344 884440.  

Application Form - Therapy Assistant: 462.5 kb

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LVS Hassocks,
London Road, Sayers Common
West Sussex, BN6 9HT

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