PE & Outdoor Education Instructor, Lancashire

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Oakfield House SchoolLancashire

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £19,000 per annum
Contract term: Permanent

Job Title: PE & Outdoor Education Instructor

Salary: £19,000 per annum

Location: Oakfield House School, Station Road, Salwick, Preston, PR40YH

Hours: Mon-Fri / 8:30am-4pm

Contract: Permanent / Term Time only


We are looking for a PE & Outdoor Education Instructor to deliver the PE curriculum at our independent special educational needs day school for 42 young people aged 5-12. You will be part of a dedicated team helping to deliver a wide curriculum and help nurture a therapeutic environment to meet a range of needs including social, emotional, mental health, communication and learning difficulties.


About the Group

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


About the role

Working as an Instructor at Oakfield House School you will teach PE and Outdoor Education, planning and delivering the curriculum in accordance with the individual needs of our pupils to promote personal development and well-being for all. You will set specific targets for pupils, ensure curriculum coverage, brief all relevant staff and create a stimulating learning environment. It is essential you are aware of pupil progress and able to address or flag potential concerns. Safeguarding the welfare of the young people in our care will be your primary responsibility. 


Who are we looking for?

The successful candidate will have experience of working with young people with a range of complex learning needs. You will be able to demonstrate a working understanding of how these needs impact upon learning and behaviour in the classroom. You may have knowledge and experience of working with autistic spectrum disorder or children with social, emotional and mental health difficulties..

We are looking for a special individual who is able to help inspire and engage the young people.  This is an opportunity for the successful candidate to develop their skills and experience in a challenging, motivating and highly rewarding environment. 


Subject to approved reference/DBS checks).

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 Oakfield House School
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Type: Special Needs
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 5 - 12 years
Address: Station Road, Salwick, Preston, Lancashire, PR4 0YH, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1772 672630
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Oakfield House School offers an outstanding & therapeutic educational approach, ensuring pupils who’ve struggled in previous provisions can settle, be happy, and make extraordinary progress in their learning.

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