1:1 Alternative Provision Instructor
How would you like to be paid for five days but only work four*?
Our colleagues’ wellbeing is at the heart of everything we do at OFG, so we’re always looking for new ways to improve everyone’s work/life balance. We’re taking part in a trial of the 4-Day Working Week, meaning that you could be working one day less a week (or equivalent).
4DWW will be rolled out within our school, when we have a full complement of staff, and within the next year – so there’s never been a more exciting time to join us #teamOFG!
Job Title: 1:1 Alternative Provision Instructor
Location: Belmont Secondary School, Rawtenstall
Salary: £19,000 per annum
Hours: 37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday
Contract: Fixed Term 12 months; Term Time only
**All applications must be completed IN FULL**
We are looking for a 1:1 Alternative Provision Instructor to join our fantastic team at Belmont Secondary School, Rawtenstall.
About the role
Working as 1:1 Alternative Provision Instructor for Belmont Secondary School. You will be supported in partnership with the teaching staff to ensure students reach their full potential.
We are looking to appoint a flexible, dynamic and dedicated individual with experience in working with pupils with Special Educational Needs.
Educated to a Minimum GCSE Grade C in English and Maths; relevant subject qualification and relevant Teaching Qualification, you will be calm, engaging, resilient, and have an innovative style of teaching, motivated by helping every pupil to reach their potential.
MUST BE A DRIVER as you will be taking pupils to alternative provision sites around the local area.
Job Role and Primary Responsibilities
- In partnership with the Alternative Provision Lead ensure the provision of an appropriately broad, balanced, relevant and differentiated curriculum that is appropriate for the pupil you are supporting that meets his needs and interests
- To contribute to raising the standards and attainment for the individual pupil you support whilst providing appropriate activities to promote a positive confidence in pupil’s own ability
- To facilitate and encourage a learning experience which provides the student you support with the opportunity to achieve their full potential
- Work with the pupil you support on a 1:1 basis to improve their numeracy and literacy skills and complete the relevant assessments to show the relevant progress being made
Qualifications required: GCSE’s ideally grade C/4 and above in English and Maths.
About the school
Belmont Secondary is an independent, specialist day school for boys 11 to 18, catering for pupils with a wide range of needs. 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 pupils 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.
Acorn Care and Education is the UK’s leading independent provider of specialist education, foster care and residential care for vulnerable pupils and young people. As part of Outcomes First Group, we are leading our sector in setting and delivering new approaches that provide measurable outcomes for those in our care.
Why join Acorn Education & Care?
Your health and wellbeing are important to us, so you’ll get an exceptional reward package including:
- Life Assurance
- Pension scheme with options to increase your contributions
- “Your Wellbeing Matters” – access to a wide range of first-class mental health support services and physical health checks
And a market-leading benefit offering through our Flexible Benefits Platform, Vista, enables you to choose the package that’s right for you, including:
- A wide range of health, wellbeing, and insurance benefits
- 100’s of discount options valid in the UK and abroad
- Cycle to Work Schemes
- Electric Car Purchase Scheme
- Critical illness cover.
And that’s not all, we place the outcomes of the pupils and vulnerable young adults in our services at the heart of everything we do, so you’ll wake every day in the knowledge that your role will have a significant positive impact on the lives of others.
We are committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of pupils and young people. All applicants will be subject to social media checks and successful applicants to a fully enhanced DBS.
*You’ll work 80% of your contractual hours for 100% of your pay, giving you more time to do the things that make you happy.