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Outcomes First Group

BTEC Lead Teacher and Verifier

Reference: a23202c8-d5e3-436d-b56e-5c82e05a1ee4
Employer: Outcomes First Group
Location: Sutton-in-ashfield
Job Type: Permanent
Contract Type: Permanent

Job Details:

At OFG, we work smarter so you can spend more time doing what makes you happy!

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 !

Job title: BTEC Lead Teacher and Verifier

Location: Westbourne School, Sutton in Ashfield

Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum

Hours: 37.5 hours per week; Monday – Friday 8:30am – 4:30pm (flexibility also required)

Contract: Permanent, Term Time only

UK applicants only.

Due to growth in service, we are looking for an experienced BTEC Lead Teacher and Verifier to join our fantastic team at Wstbourne School.

About the role

  • To secure high quality teaching, effective use of resources and improve standards of learning and achievement for all pupils in consultation with the Assistant Headteacher for curriculum and learning.
  • Providing engaging and carefully planned lessons which impact not only the academic achievement of our students, but their personal development also.
  • Be prepared to teach additional subjects if required

Knowledge and Understanding

  • The curriculum
  • Strategies that relate to the education and personal development of SEMH pupils including effective behaviour management techniques and opportunities to praise and reward.
  • Implementing a school’s vision, aims, priorities, targets, curriculum policies and action plans in relation to classroom practise.
  • Statutory curriculum requirements and the requirements for assessment, recording and reporting of pupils’ attainment and progress;
  • The characteristics of high-quality teaching and learning as well as strategies to improve and sustain high standards of teaching and learning leading to achievement for all pupils.
  • The implications of the code of practice of special educational needs for teaching and learning.

Qualifications required

  • Relevant teaching qualifications
  • Good knowledge of BTEC

About us

Westbourne School caters for pupils aged 11-18 and we are growing to 85 pupils across two sites. You will be responsible for planning and delivering various subjects across the curriculum. Differentiation and individualised learning strategies are vital skills required to meet the needs of all our pupils who will have had varying degrees of success in their educational lives.

Acorn Education is the UK’s leading independent provider of specialist education 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?


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.

How to Apply

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