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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    29 September 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    13 September 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£20,812 to £21,968 pro rata

Actual salary

£17,850 to £18,841

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for a candidate who:

  • Is able to motivate and engage challenging students using a wide range of strategies to support pupils.
  • 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.

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
Phone number
01522 822428

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.

Arranging a visit to Acorn Free School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email rosierowe@theacornschool.co.uk.

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