Job title: Science Teacher
Location: Red Moor School, Bodmin
Salary: £25,000 - £35,000 per annum dependent on experience
Hours: 42.5 hours per week; Monday to Friday
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 vulnerable adults, we have the role for you!
Due to growth we’re looking for a Science Teacher to join our team at Red Moor School in Bodmin. Someone who is organised, self-motivated and keen to make a difference would be perfect for this role.
About the School
Red Moor School is a specialist provision located in Lanlivery near Bodmin in mid Cornwall. The school provides full-time specialist co-education for children and young people aged 5 to 16 who have social, emotional, mental health and communication difficulties or associated behaviours that challenge.
Unable to achieve in a mainstream environment, our aim is to help pupils excel by providing a structured, nurturing approach, with students accessing a broad, balanced, engaging and extraordinarily rich curriculum.
With its large building and extensive grounds, Red Moor School is an environment where children learn to thrive both in the classroom and outdoors, helping them to be the best.
Red Moor School is a small, but growing, staff team, including strong links with local therapists to enrich the curriculum further.
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.
About the Role
We are looking for an enthusiastic and self-motivated person to join our growing staff team. Our aim as a school is to provide the BEST education for every child, through high quality teaching and learning activities and building quality relationships with our children and their families.
This role is for a Science Teacher, who has experience of teaching across either the primary or secondary sector. We would welcome applications from professionals across the board.
Who we are looking for?
You will need to be enthusiastic, self-motivated and able to work as part of a team of dedicated staff to help deliver the BEST education for our students. You will need to be caring, resilient, child-focussed and willing to go the extra mile to ensure our students achieve their potential.
The ideal candidate will be motivated by seeing students who have previously failed in education succeed and need to enjoy the challenge of having no two days the same!
Whilst previous experience of working in the special educational needs sector is desirable, it is not essential.
Purpose of the Job:
- To secure high quality teaching, effective use of resources and improve standards of learning and achievement for all pupils in consultation with the Headteacher
- To teach a range of subjects as necessary to ensure the effective delivery of the school’s curriculum
- In consultation with the Headteacher undertake other identified areas of responsibility as necessary to ensure effective delivery of the school’s curriculum
Why join Acorn Education & Care?
- £25,000 - £35,000 per annum depending on experience
- 42.5 hours per week
- Term Time only
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.