PSHE and Catering Instructor, Leicestershire

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The Grange Therapeutic SchoolLeicestershire

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: up to £22,000 depending on experience and qualifications
Contract term: Permanent

Be the PSHE and Catering Instructor you’ve always wanted to be.



As part of our continued growth, we now have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced PSHE and Catering Instructor to join our close-knit team at The Grange Therapeutic School. If you are looking to join a dedicated team in a challenging and rewarding environment, we would like to hear from you.



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 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 make their way in the world. Every day we improve the lives of thousands of young people, their families and communities through relentless focus on caring and learning.


About the Role

Joining our team of dedicated staff, you will be responsible for planning, delivering and monitoring the PSHE and Careers curriculum, and deliver part of the Catering curriculum in coordination with the Catering Teacher.  You will be required to support pupils in achieving ability appropriate qualifications in PSHE, Careers and Catering

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 an Instructor who wants to help pupils achieve qualifications in PSHE, Careers and Catering.

No two days are the same at The Grange so we want staff who can work at pace to turn ‘can’t do’ into ‘want to’ and are motivated by working with children with special needs. You will be motivated by your belief that every child can achieve and reach their potential.  The ideal candidate will be resilient, have a calm and engaging demeanour and enjoy working with children. 

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

We offer a competitive salary including Staff Pension Scheme, a fantastic working environment and very supportive staff group.


Essential Criteria

  • Qualified Teacher Status is preferred but not essential
  • Have an understanding and interest in SEMHD
  • Able to be perceptive in gauging mood and anxiety levels and be able to adapt your approach accordingly
  • Able to work as part of a team and be self-reliant

 

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
  • 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

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 an Enhanced DBS Check.



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 ...