Job Title: English Teacher – Key Stage 3 and 4
Location: The Holden School, Leigh
Salary: £23,000 – £30,000 per annum
Hours: 37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday
Are you looking for a new and exciting opportunity to be part of an excellent Team in a friendly and expanding Specialist School? If so, we have the perfect role for you.
Due to our continued success and growth, we are looking for an enthusiastic Teacher to join our fantastic Team at The Holden School. As a one of our Teachers, you will take a creative approach to teaching pupils according to their educational needs, ensuring delivery of the school curriculum in a way that maximises children’s achievement and ability to develop, supported by the school and Outcomes First Group’s national support team.
This is a great opportunity for someone who wants to spend less time on paperwork and more time developing creative learning opportunities for children with varied and complex needs. Your work will be challenging and rewarding in equal measure and you will be working in a school where we maintain a strong safeguarding culture, where pupils are listened, to, respected and involved in as many decisions as possible.
When it comes to looking after our children, we never settle for second best. We are looking for a Class Teacher experienced in a range of teaching styles and who shares our vision to build incredible futures by empowering vulnerable young people in the UK to be happy and to make their way in the world.
Whilst previous experience of working in an SEN/ASC environment would be desirable, excellent teaching skills and the right motivation, personal qualities and levels of resilience are just as important. Appropriate training can be offered to a successful applicant.
Educated to degree level and/or of Qualified Teacher Status, you will be calm, engaging, resilient, and have an innovative style of teaching, motivated by helping every child reach their potential.
The Holden School is an independent specialist day school for boys and girls aged from 4 to 16, catering for children with a wide range of needs in Lancashire, Manchester and surrounding areas. 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 are a Therapeutic Led, Trauma Informed School providing individualised curriculums for our young people supported by our Class Teams, our Pastoral Team and our own Therapists.
We pride ourselves in steering children in the right direction, nurturing aspiration to progress them 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.
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.
Acorn Education and Care is part of Outcomes First Group. 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.
For further information or for an informal discussion please contact the school and ask to speak to Mark Fletcher, Headteacher.