Teacher - Key Stage 4, Banham

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Acorn Park SchoolBanham

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £22,244 to £35,218
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Be the Teacher you’ve always wanted to be.

As part of our continued growth, we now have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Teacher to join our close-knit team at Acorn Park in Banham, Norwich. If you are looking to join a dedicated team in a school that will welcome your ideas and aim to re-engage the young people we teach, we would like to hear from you. 

Acorn Park is an independent, specialist day and residential school located in Banham, Norwich over a 30-acre estate. Acorn Park caters for children and young people aged 6 – 19 years who have communication and learning challenges associated with Autism. A place at Acorn Park Autism School ensures that a young person’s life becomes worthwhile, however mild or profound their autism, we have a range of facilities which support the way that children learn, socialise and play together. Our wrap around care and teaching approach enhances our children’s lives, making them as independent as they are able to be, and having a positive impact on the whole family. 

About the Role

Joining our team of dedicated teachers, you will be responsible for providing high quality teaching of a range of subjects, to ensure the effective delivery of the school’s curriculum. You will also become a member of the middle leadership team and assist the Head of School in leading and managing the school.  The teachers at Acorn Park are encouraged to take a creative approach, seeking ways to positively engage with and motivate pupils through lessons that promote learning and raise levels of attainment. 

The ideal candidate will successfully set targets for pupil success and be confident in using their knowledge and expertise to monitor progress. We give regular feedback and encourage our young people to take a responsible and conscientious attitude to their own work and study.

As part of the Acorn Care and Education Group. We 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 who wants to spend less time on paperwork and more time developing creative learning opportunities for the most reluctant and troubled learners. 

No two days are the same at Acorn Park School 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 be resilient, have a calm and engaging demeanour and enjoy working with children. The successful candidate will use an innovative style of teaching motivated by your belief that every child can achieve and reach their potential.

The ideal candidate will have experience working with children and young people with special educational needs.

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

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.

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More about Acorn Park School
Type: Special Needs
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 6 - 19 years
Address: Mill Road, Banham, Norwich, Norfolk, NR16 2HU, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1953 888 656
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Acorn Park Autism School is a unique 30-­acre private estate where children and young adults across the breadth of the autistic spectrum can live, learn and play in a holistic, happy & safe environment.

Our dedicated, knowledgeable team of onsite...