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Vocational Instructor

£22,000 per annum + all the benefits.

The Cambian Group is one of the UK’s largest providers of specialist services in education, mental health rehabilitation and learning disabilities. We believe that every single person in our care has a personal best and we are committed to helping them achieve it.

Join us as a Vocational Instructor and we’ll show the same commitment to helping you achieve your personal best in your career. The Vocational Instructor will plan, deliver and mark lessons on subjects such as hair and beauty and food technology.

Walnut Tree School

Walnut Tree School is an independent co-educational day school for students aged 7-19 with social, emotional and mental health difficulties. The school delivers full time education and covers both academic and vocational subjects in line with national benchmarks. We deliver differentiated teaching and learning activities within small groups in a purpose-built school environment. As a school, we work collaboratively with residential and therapeutic practitioners with a focus on encouraging resilience and supporting holistic growth to promote pupils’ well-being.

What are we looking for?

The Headteacher is seeking to appoint an aspiring Vocational Instructor to join this thriving specialist CSE School. Reporting to the Headteacher, the Vocational Instructor will be responsible for the delivery of engaging and challenging lessons, ensuring that the department and the school are successful in achieving its aims. You will be an enthusiastic, flexible and determined individual who shares our values and is looking to develop their career in this specialist area.

Person Specification:

The Vocational Instructor will have a general understanding of teaching, learning and qualifications
Teaching qualification not necessary
Experience of working in non-mainstream settings with challenging learners
Ability to empathise and support the development of learning
The Vocational Instructor will have a robust understanding of safeguarding procedures
Ability to work as part of a small team
Good general level of education (Teaching qualification, ideally hold a Level 2 qualification in Mathematics and English or equivalent)
Excellent delivery and communication skills
The Vocational Instructor must be reliable, flexible, adaptable, and possess the ability to motivate and inspire.
Good coordination and organisational skills
Demonstrable track record of student achievement
Innovative, fast thinking and versatile
Excellent time management
Good general level of ICT skills including Microsoft Office
Experience of working with E3/L1/L2 qualifications
The Vocational Instructor will have achieved or working towards L3 Award in Teaching as a minimum

We believe that every single person in our care has a personal best, and we are committed to helping them achieve it. Join us, and we’ll show the same commitment to helping you achieve your personal best in your career.

Why work for us?
✔ Competitive salary.
✔ Opportunity to progress in your career.
✔ Training opportunities either face to face or online.
✔ Wellbeing- Your wellbeing matters to us, and we are committed to ensuring you get all the support you need.
✔ Supportive management and senior leads.
✔ We offer full induction, paid for DBS, friendly family atmosphere and the opportunity to progress with one of the UK`s biggest care providers.

Cambian is an Equal Opportunities Employer. Cambian is committed to Safeguarding and protecting the young people and service users within our care. All candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and reference checks.

Cambian will conduct online searches of shortlisted candidates. This check will be part of a safeguarding check, and the search will purely be based on whether an individual is suitable to work with children. As care must be taken to avoid unconscious bias and any risk of discrimination a person who will not on the appointment panel will conduct the search and will only share information if and when findings are relevant and of concern.

 Wilden, Bedford Instructor (Vocational subjects) [SYS-5681]


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