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Motor Vehicle Maintenance Instructor/Teacher

Reddish Hall SchoolStockport

Job Title:         Motor Vehicle Maintenance Instructor/Teacher

Salary:             £20,000- £30,000 per annum

Location:         Reddish Hall School, Stockport

Hours:             37.5 hours per week (Monday - Friday)

Contract:         Permanent; term-time only

This is an exciting time to join Reddish Hall as we expand our provision with the opening of The Hive, our new vocational unit.

Reddish Hall School is an independent specialist day school for boys and girls aged from 5 to 18, catering for children with social emotional and mental health difficulties, with a high proportion of children who have a diagnosis of ASC.  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 pride ourselves in steering children in the right direction, nurturing aspiration to progress them both 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.

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.

About the Role

As part of our continued growth with the opening of our new vocational unit, The Hive, we now have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced teacher to join our close-knit team teaching Motor Vehicle Maintenance.

The ideal candidate will successfully give regular feedback and encouraging our young people to take a responsible and conscientious attitude to their own work and study. As Motor Vehicle Maintenance Teacher you will secure high quality teaching, effective use of resources and improve standards of learning and achievement for all pupils in consultation with the Assistant Head teacher. To have the lead responsibility for across the school and develop plans which identify clear targets and success criteria for its development and/or maintenance. In consultation with the Deputy Head and Assistant head teacher undertake other identified areas of responsibility as necessary to ensure effective delivery of the school’s curriculum. To share the school’s responsibility to support and promote the learning, personal development and well-being of all students.

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

Open and positive working environment

“Your Wellbeing Matters”

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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  If you have any further queries regarding how to apply please contact the school on 01204 522667

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. We expect all our employees and volunteers to share this commitment and strive to achieve the best outcome possible for everybody in our care. A full application form must be completed with all employment dates accurate and gaps in employment accounted for. 

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