Teacher of Construction and Mechanical Engineering

Acorn Free School, Lincoln, Lincolnshire, LN5 9TL

4 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    12 December 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    14 November 2022

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

Main Pay Scale £28,000 to £38,810 or UQTS £19,340 to £30,172

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for a candidate who:

  • Is an outstanding classroom teacher able to demonstrate strong subject knowledge in Construction and Mechanical Engineering.
  • Is able to teach to GCSE levels in creative and successful ways.
  • Can demonstrate outstanding behaviour management skills and strategies.
  • Is able to teach innovative and creative construction and Mechanical Engineering lessons to younger students of all abilities.
  • Can support the development of an innovative and engaging 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

Acorn is situated in a pleasant residential area of Lincoln. We are seeking a talented, well qualified and motivated vocational teacher, who has the drive and ambition to join and develop our Alternative Provision Free School. 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.

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
1 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
01522822428

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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