Vacancies at Acorn

The Acorn Free School is seeking talented and motivated staff, with the drive and ambition to join and develop our alternative provision free school.  The Acorn Free School works in partnership with secondary schools throughout Lincolnshire supporting pupils who are presenting with emotional and behavioural challenges.  Pupils are all dual registered and placed at The Acorn School for short-term intervention and then phased back into their mainstream setting.

 

Teaching Assistant

Grade 3.6 – 3.9 (£18,065 – £19,171 pro rata)

Hours of Work: 37.5 hours per week Term Time only

The successful candidate will join a school of highly committed and talented staff dedicated to raising achievement and providing aspirational role models for all of our children.

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

The successful candidate will support either a KS3 or KS4 group dependent on applicant’s strengths.

 

Re-integration Officer/ HLTA

Grade 6.15 – 6.18 (£22,911 – £25,295 pro rata)

Hours of Work: 37.5 hours per week Term Time only

We are looking for a candidate who:

  • Can deliver interventions for pupils groups focusing on behavioural and emotional needs
  • Can support the successful reintegration of pupils back into mainstream school.
  • 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
  • Has a full UK driving Licence and access to a vehicle

The Acorn Free School 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.

 

For posts in regulated activity, the DBS check will include a barred list check.  It is an offence to seek employment in regulated activity if you are on a barred list.

 

Application packs are available by emailing enquiries@theacornschool.co.uk
Closing date for applications is Friday 21st June at 9am, interviews will be held on Wednesday 26th June.