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  • Start date details

    We would like the successful candidate to join us from April 2022, sooner if at all possible to secure solid transition.

  • Closing date

    3 February 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    9 January 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Working pattern

  • View all Full timejobs - This is a full time (term time only) permanent position; though we would always discuss flexible working arrangements for the most suitable candidate.
  • View all Part timejobs - This is a full time (term time only) permanent position; though we would always discuss flexible working arrangements for the most suitable candidate.

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

GLEA 6.15 to 6.18 (£25,878 to £28,371 Pro Rata)

Actual salary

£22,195 to £24,333

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • We are looking for a candidate who:
  • Is able to work well in partnership with classroom teachers.
  • Is committed to and has experience working with children and young people
  • Is able to motivate and encourage children to meet their targets for learning and/or behaviour
  • Can demonstrate outstanding behaviour management skills and strategies.
  • Will represent the Acorn brand in their partnership working.
  • Can support the development of an innovative and engaging personal development curriculum.
  • Supports the inclusive ethos of the school and believes that every child should have the opportunity to fulfil their potential.
  • Is committed to their own personal and professional development.
  • Thrives in a collaborative working environment.

What the school offers its staff

The successful candidate will join a school of highly committed, professional and caring staff who are dedicated to raising achievement and providing aspirational role models for all of our children. The successful candidate will work alongside teachers as a team player in the classroom, but the main element of the role sees the provision of one to one, therapeutic support. The successful candidate will also represent Acorn as an Outreach worker, delivering prescribed schemes of work with individual mainstream students.

Commitment to safeguarding

Acorn is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils and we expect everyone to share this commitment. The School is legally obligated to process an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check before making appointments to relevant posts. The DBS check will reveal both spent and unspent convictions, cautions, reprimands and final warnings, and any other information held by local police that’s considered relevant to the role. Any information that is “protected” under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 will not appear on a DBS certificate.
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About Acorn Free School

School type
Free School, ages 11 to 16
School size
3 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
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Acorn works in partnership with secondary schools throughout Lincolnshire and into Nottinghamshire, supporting pupils who are presenting with emotional and behavioural challenges. Pupils are all dual registered; with Key Stage Three students placed for short-term intervention and then phased back into their mainstream setting. The Key Stage Four offer is full time and permanent; we offer GCSEs in core subjects as well as a full suite of vocational options, all of which are classed to be of high quality. We pride ourselves on our ability to teach GCSE courses whilst at the same time providing students with the Personal Development Opportunities that they may need.

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