Senior Team Leader
Salary: Up to £28000
Location: Bramfield, Halesworth, Suffolk
Hours: 40 hours per week / term time only
Are you a very experienced and level headed care manager? Would you be confident to sit in front of Ofsted? Can you produce high quality reports and can others look up to you?
We now have a fantastic opportunity for an exceptional person to join our close-knit team at Bramfield House School to make a significant difference to our young people.
About the School
Located in rural Suffolk, 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.
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.
Our dedicated team work together to ensure successful outcomes for pupils who often arrive at the school with a troubled view of education and life. We pride ourselves in steering children in the right direction, nurturing aspiration to progress them both academically and socially to encourage them to take pride in their achievements. Socially, we build conﬁdence in our students so they are able to have a greater understanding of the wider community in which they live.
About the Group
We are part of the Acorn Education and Care Group and can promise you plenty of challenges, and a rich variety of opportunities to develop your career.
Acorn Education and Care provide education and care across 20 schools and 19 residential care homes nationally. Our vision is to build incredible futures by empowering vulnerable young people in the UK to be happy and to make their way in the world. Every day we improve the lives of thousands of young people, their families and communities through a relentless focus on caring and learning.
About the Role
You will have a sense of humour, be resilient and you will be someone that boys can turn to support them through difficult times.
You will be a born leader, not afraid to make difficult decisions.
We want the young people to retain as much responsibility over their lives as possible and develop over time. We want to create safe and nurturing environments for our children and young people and you will support us in ensuring the physical, emotional and personal care needs of the children are met.
Please see the Job Description and Person Specification for full details regarding this position.
Who we are looking for
We are looking for people with the belief that they can make positive changes.
You will be a responsible, friendly and thoughtful individual who has a passion for caring for and ultimately, making a difference to young lives. You will ideally understand some of the challenges that you could be faced with as it will be a challenging yet rewarding role.
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.
Why work for us?
A few reasons we think it’s a great place to work:
- Continuous professional development & training for a clear career path
- Opportunity to enrich the lives of young people and make a positive difference
- Be part of a fantastic team who work hard together and support each other
- No two days are ever the same
- Free School Meals whilst on shift
- Cycle to Work Scheme
- “Your Wellbeing Matters”
- Employee Rewards Hub
This position is due to commence as soon as possible (subject to approved references/DBS check).
Applications are invited online through application
If you have any further queries regarding how to apply, please contact Davina Bell Head Teacher
Acorn Education and Care are committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All successful applicants will be subject to fully Enhanced DBS.