Food Technology Teacher, Leicestershire

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The Grange Therapeutic SchoolLeicestershire

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Contract type: Part Time
Salary: up to £13,034.60
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Part-Time Food Technology Class Teacher (0.4FTE)


Salary: up to £13,034.60

Location: The Grange Therapeutic School, Knossington, Leicestershire

HOURS: 2 days a week 08.30am – 4.30pm


We have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced and energetic Food Technology teacher to join our close-knit team at The Grange Therapeutic School in Knossington, Leicestershire. Someone who takes a more creative approach to teaching and is willing to go the extra mile would be perfect for this role.


About the School

The Grange is an 8-18 mixed gender SEMH SEN school on the Rutland / Leicestershire border with a strong emphasis on the care and welfare of its pupils. The school has a varied curriculum designed to meet the needs of the pupils, many of whom have secondary needs of ASD and ADHD. This curriculum includes GCSEs, BTECs and Entry Level qualifications as well as a full vocational programme. At the last Ofsted the school was rated “Good” overall with “Outstanding” ratings for behaviour / welfare and leadership / management.


About the Group

We are part of the Acorn Care and Education Group and can promise you plenty of challenges, and a rich variety of opportunities to develop your career.

Acorn Care and Education 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.

Joining our team of dedicated teachers, you will be responsible for providing high quality teaching up to and including GCSE as well as assisting with the broader curriculum. The role is part time 0.4 or two days – hours by negotiation.

We have small class sizes of up to 6 and we need teachers who are excellent in the classroom with an emphasis on building relationships.

We are part of the Acorn Care and Education Group and can promise you plenty of challenges, and a rich variety of opportunities to develop your career.


Who we are looking for

We are looking for a Qualified Teacher or experienced instructor who wants to spend less time on paperwork and more time developing creative learning opportunities for the most reluctant and troubles learners.

No two days are the same at The Grange so we want Teachers who can work at pace to turn ‘can’t do’ into ‘want to’ and are motivated by working with children with complex needs. You will be motivated by your belief that every child can achieve and reach their potential.  The ideal candidate will enjoy working with children in a calm and engaging demeanour, whilst being resilient using an innovative style of teaching motivated by your belief that every child can achieve and reach their potential. We want someone who places a focus on the positive outcomes of our children and takes responsibility for helping improve the lives of our young people.

Whilst previous experience of working in a SEN environment would be desirable, excellent teaching skills and the right motivation, personal qualities and levels of resilience are just as important.


Key Accountabilities:

  • Establish and maintain good working relationships in order to promote the development and effective delivery of the school curriculum and maximise children’s achievement.
  • Teaching pupils according to their educational needs and acknowledging that every lesson counts.
  • Creating a well-ordered and secure environment that will ensure the educational well-being of individual children within the group.
  • Working with school leaders to complete and teach individual pupil plans where pupils have specific needs. 
  • Contributing and cooperating with other staff and professional agencies as appropriate to the needs of the children.


Essential Criteria

  • Must be educated to degree level and have extensive instructing or some teaching experience
  • Must have experience in teaching Key Stage 3 & 4
  • Ability to use ICT effectively for teaching
  • Resilience
  • Understanding of the curriculum in order for successful planning and delivery
  • The ability to manage challenging behaviour effectively

  


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
  • Pension
  • 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 onsite
  • “Your Wellbeing Matters”
  • Employee Rewards Hub

 

This position is due to commence as soon as possible (subject to approved reference/DBS checks).  

Applications are invited online through the Acorn Care and Education website www.acorncare.co.uk  If you have any further queries regarding how to apply please do not hesitate to contact us.

Visits to the school are welcomed and encouraged.  To book an appointment please contact the school on 01664 454 264

Acorn Care and Education are committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All successful applicants will be subject to fully Enhanced DBS.



More about The Grange Therapeutic School
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Type: Special Needs
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 8 - 17 years
Address: 15-17 Somerby Road, Knossington, Oakham, Leicestershire, LE15 8LY, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1664 454264
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In its stunning country setting The Grange day and 38 week residential school offers a holistic therapeutic approach in its teaching and environment.

Small class sizes and an onsite therapy team help pupils re-engage in education through traditional ...