Vacancy Title: Instructor
Location: Longdon Hall School, Longdon Green, Nr Lichfield
Hours: 37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday
Salary: Up to £20,000 dependent on experience
Contract: Permanent, term time only
If you really want to make your mark in a rapidly growing business that is committed to improving the lives of children and young people, we have the role for you!
About the School
Longdon Hall School is an independent specialist day school for boys and girls aged from 7 to 18, catering for children with a wide range of social, emotional, and mental health needs. 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.
This opportunity is in Lichfield which is within commutable distance of Cannock, Burton upon Trent and surrounding areas.
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 and young people 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 homes are rated as Outstanding or Good.
Acorn Education and Care is part of the Outcomes First Group.
About the Role
We are looking to appoint a dynamic, passionate and committed Instructor to join our educational team and to help deliver an outstanding curriculum, motivate the pupils and achieve positive outcomes for our young people. To work with schools, parents, key agencies and the young people with varying needs and to ensure effective and successful inclusion of pupils with an additional diagnosis of ASC within Longdon Hall School.
The successful candidate will have experience of working with young people with a range of complex learning needs. You will be able to demonstrate a working understanding of how these needs impact upon learning and behaviour in the classroom. You may have specialist knowledge and experience of working with autistic spectrum disorder or children with social, emotional and mental health difficulties.
An excellent communicator, you will act as an ambassador for Longdon Hall School. If you are a truly inspirational, highly motivated and forward-thinking with the energy and passion to change lives coupled with proven experience of whole school development and improvement, this could be an excellent opportunity for you.
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.