Job Title:             Youth Coach

Salary:                 £18,500 per annum

Location:             Reddish Hall School, Stockport

Hours:                 37.5 hours per week

Contract:             Permanent; Term Time plus 4 weeks

About the School

Reddish Hall is an independent SEMH school situated in Stockport, based across two sites. The aim of the school is to encourage children to achieve and succeed personally, academically, socially and develop their self confidence that will enable them to cope in everyday situations and manage the transition from school to college or work environments. By rebuilding self-esteem and forging positive relationships, our pupils replace failure with success.

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.

Job Overview

As a Youth Coach you will support with the education, attendance and emotional well-being of young people who are accessing a bespoke education plan which includes off site provision.  Lone working may be part of the role, as well as taking ownership and co-ordination of aspects of the young person’s timetable.

You would be the key worker responsible for communicating information around the young person, liaising with other school colleagues, parents and carers and external providers.

As part of the role, you will be expected to write risk assessments, conduct pre-visit risk assessments and ensure relevant policies and procedures are followed.

This is initially for one specific young person who is on a bespoke timetable, with holistic and therapeutic input during part of the day.

You will link closely with the SENCO and Wellbeing Co-ordinator.

Why join Acorn Education & Care? 


Your health and wellbeing are important to us, so you’ll get an exceptional reward package including:

  • Holidays are equivalent to 5.6 weeks per annum
  • Life Assurance
  • Pension scheme with options to increase your contributions
  • “Your Wellbeing Matters” – access to a wide range of first-class mental health support services and physical health checks

And a market-leading benefit offering through our Flexible Benefits Platform, Vista, enables you to choose the package that’s right for you, including:

  • A wide range of health, wellbeing, and insurance benefits
  • 100’s of discount options valid in the UK and abroad
  • Cycle to Work Schemes
  • Electric Car Purchase Scheme
  • Critical illness cover

And that’s not all, we place the outcomes of the children and vulnerable young adults in our services at the heart of everything we do, so you’ll wake every day in the knowledge that your role will have a significant positive impact on the lives of others.

We are committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All successful applicants will be subject to a fully enhanced DBS, which must be registered on the update service.


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