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Teacher, Lead for PSHCE and SRE - Term Time

Heath Farm College, Maidstone

  • Ref:KCC886-60601-2T
  • Posted:03/06/2024
  • Pay:£30,000-£45,000 per annum depending on experience
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:23/06/2024 at 23:45
  • Interviews:TBC


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Job Title:       Teacher, Lead for PSHCE and SRE

Location:       Heath Farm College, Maidstone, ME16 0ER

Salary:           £30,000 - £45,000 per annum depending on experience

Hours:           35 hours per week, Monday to Friday

Contract:       Permanent, Term Time only

UK applicants only. This role does not offer sponsorship.

As part of our continued growth, we now have a fantastic opportunity for a Teacher, Lead for PSHCE and SRE to join our close-knit team at Heath Farm College located in Maidstone.

About the role

To model the college values of ‘Love, Commitment and Opportunity’ consistently on a daily basis.

To deliver highly effective teaching and learning to the post 16 students in your sessions ensuring that it is appropriate, relevant and meets statutory requirements consistent with the individual needs of each student and to facilitate the very best outcomes for all.

To support and facilitate the implementation of the college’s policies and to share in the corporate responsibility for the education, welfare and conduct of all students.

To model the college protocols and procedures on a daily basis and to ensure registration procedures are followed accurately.

Principal Duties

  • A general teaching commitment, including leading on PSHCE and SRE
  • Teaching any student at Heath Farm College
  • To plan and deliver schemes of work for the students in your sessions that is in keeping with the statutory requirements relating to individual students and college policies
  • Responsibility for the assessment, recording and reporting of all students in your sessions and tutorials
  • To model lifelong learning

Qualifications required

  • QTS

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. 

Information about the school

We are an independent specialist sixth form college that caters for young people with social, emotional and mental health needs. We offer a unique and stimulating environment where every student is able to make outstanding progress in their personal development and enjoy success in their education.

Heath Farm College is situated in Maidstone and has capacity to support up to 58 students. The provision facilitates a professional post 16 provision for students with EHCPs who are not ready for a large FE college or large school/academy 6th Form provision.

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.

We are really proud to say that in 2024, Outcomes First Group were officially certified as a ‘Great Place to Work’ for the fifth year running.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Siscely Solomon
  • Address:Queens Avenue, Ferndown, Maidstone, Kent, ME16 0ER
  • Telephone: 01227 712030
  • Email: recruitment@ofgl.co.uk


Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Education.