Job Title: Humanities Instructor
Salary: 18780-24365

Location: Stoke On Trent
Hours: 37.5

If you really want to make your mark in a rapidly growing business that is committed to improving the lives of children, we have the role for you!

We’re looking for a Humanities Instructor to join our team at Glebedale School. Someone who can deliver a holistic and integrated approach to care, education and clinical services would be perfect for this role.

About the School

Glebedale School is a co-educational day School, which helps educate and support Children aged between 5-19 who have Social, Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH) challenges and additional complex behaviours. Glebedale School is linked with 14 Residential residential homes and is located in Stoke On Trent. This site is OFSTED rated 'Good'.

About the Role

Working as an Instructor for Glebedale School, you will deliver fun educational based learning which is tailored to each of our pupils to ensure they will achieve positive results. You will be working in partnership with your team to ensure the behaviours of the students are monitored and provide good channels of communication between the school, parents, residential staff and relevant multi-agencies. The role will be challenging but rewarding, working in a dynamic environment where you can make a real difference.

The post requires the teaching of geography and history to GCSE standard and therefore previous experience in this field is essential.

This is a full time, permanent position, working 37.5 hours per week and would suit an enthusiastic individual who is committed to ensuring all pupils achieve their academic potential.

Following a thorough induction programme, your duties will include:

  • Planning, organising and delivering lessons and activities in specific subject areas
  • Developing and implementing appropriate teaching programmes
  • Building relationships with all young people, and encouraging their interest and participation in education.
  • Organising the learning environments and resources
  • Communicating effectively with all staff members to ensure a consistent approach to learning

Key Skills Required:

  • Maths and English GCSE C/4 or above, or equivalent qualification 
  • Subject specific Qualification at level 4
  • Relevant experience of working within an education/residential setting
  • Experience of planning, delivering and teaching lessons in specific subject areas (Humanities, Geography and History)
  • Effective communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Behaviour management 
  • Full UK driving licence required

Why work for us

  • Social activities
  • "Your Wellbeing Matters"
  • Employee Rewards Hub
  • Pension
  • No two days are ever the same
  • Be part of a fantastic team who work hard together and support each other
  • Opportunity to enrich the lives of children and make a positive difference
  • Continuous professional development and training for a clear career path
  • (Any other site specific or role specific benefits such as an NVQ 3 qualification, Free meals, Employee of the month etc)

About the Group

We are part of Acorn Education and Care and can promise you plenty of challenges, and a rich variety of opportunities to develop your career.

We provide Education and Care across a number of schools and residential homes nationally. Our specialist SEN provision, coupled with our expertise within residential care means we offer thousands of vulnerable children across the UK a holistic, wraparound care, residential and education service, empowering them with everything they need to flourish. It is by no accident that 94% of our schools and homes are rated as 'Outstanding' or 'Good'.

We welcome staff who share our commitment to help children experience better days and better lives. Through ongoing development and training, we ensure our staff are well prepared for their jobs and given every opportunity to extend their skills.

Applications are invited online though the Acorn Education & Care Website ( If you have any further questions regarding how to apply please contact Recruitment on 01204 522667.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All successful applicants will be subject to fully Enhanced DBS. We expect all our employees to share this commitment and strive to achieve the best outcome possible for everybody in our care. A full application form must be completed with all employment dates accurate and gaps in employment accounted for.

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