Location: Bramfield House School, Halesworth, Suffolk.
Salary: Up to £9.50ph
Hours: 2:30pm- 9:00pm Monday- Thursday (30 hours a week)
Contract: Fixed Term, Term Time only
Are you full of fun, sporty and have loads of interests? Have you got a way of building a rapport with young people and motivating them? If you’re a go-getter and know how to get young men interested in trying our new activities, this is the perfect job for you.
As part of our continued growth, we now have a fantastic opportunity for an activities coordinator for a fixed term, who, to join our close-knit team at Bramfield House in Halesworth, Suffolk. If you are looking to join a dedicated team in a school that will welcome your ideas and aim to re-engage the young people we teach, we would like to hear from you.
Bramfield House School is an independent residential special educational needs school for boys aged 7 – 16 years who have social, emotional, mental health, communication difficulties and associated challenging behaviours, located in rural Suffolk. The School has a committed and innovative multidisciplinary team, extensive site and excellent facilities to support both learning and extra-curricular activities; we are in a great position to provide our pupils with the best education and care possible.
We need highly motivated and enthusiastic individuals who want to make a real difference. We want people who will go above and beyond to make a difference for each young person and most importantly someone who likes to laugh and make people smile.
About the Role
Experience in behaviour management and activities planning is preferred but not essential as we will train, support and promote you to ensure you have an amazing career. All you need is the drive to make a difference and a focus on the positive outcomes for our children and the right personality.
You will spend your time planning fun activities for the boarders at the school and supporting pupil support staff in the evenings to provide a fantastic experience for each young person.
This role however, does come with some potential challenges, behaviour management is essential because you will be working on the front line with young people who can find life challenging, you will need to be mentally and physically fit and resilient.
Who we are looking for?
You will be a responsible, friendly and thoughtful individual who is creative and has loads of ideas.
You will ideally understand some of the challenges that you could be faced with, as it will be a challenging yet rewarding role. You will be able to strike a balance between fair and firm, you will have excellent planning skills, you’ll be organised and FUN!
We need someone who can be a role model, work well within a team, has great communication skills, can manage their workload and be prepared for the varying difficulties the role may present.
As part of the Outcomes first Group. We can promise you plenty of challenges, and a rich variety of opportunities to develop your career.
Acorn Education & Care is the UK’s leading independent provider of specialist education and residential care for vulnerable children and young people. As part of Outcomes First Group we are leading our sector in setting and delivering new approaches that provide measurable outcomes for those in our care.
Why join us?
We offer a friendly and inclusive working environment and the chance to be part of a fantastic multidisciplinary team, who work hard and support each other to deliver personalised, bespoke education & care. Our benefits package includes free parking, shopping discounts and cashback via our ‘Rewards Hub’, and access to content on mindfulness, fitness, recipes and much more as part of our ‘Your Wellbeing Matters’ programme.
As well as opportunities for internal promotion, you will have access to high-quality Continuing Professional Development to help pursue your own personal goals. We also offer accredited training programmes including Diplomas and NVQs, supplemented by ongoing learning opportunities.
Ultimately, all of our roles give you the opportunity to enrich the lives of young people and make a positive difference.
This position is due to commence from January 2021 (subject to approved reference/DBS checks).
Applications are invited online through our website at https://www.outcomesfirstgroup.co.uk/vacancies.
If you have any further queries regarding how to apply please contact Perry Smith at Bramfield House School on 01986 784235. Tours of the school over the Christmas break may be possible.
OFG are committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All successful applicants will be subject to fully Enhanced DBS