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Phoenix Learning and Care Group - Acorn School

Job title: Teacher (Acorn)
Type: Permanent - Full time
Salary: £25,000 - £31,500 Per Annum

Phoenix Learning and Care Group are recruiting experienced and resilient teachers to join their team at Acorn School in Winkleigh. The position will suit an outstanding practitioner who is able to demonstrate exceptional teaching skills as well as provide leadership and guidance to their teachers and support staff.

The successful candidate will have demonstrable experience in teaching children aged 8-16 with Social, emotional and mental health difficulties, ASC and/ or ADHD. They will be able to deliver cross-curricular lessons within a small class environment by carefully adapting and personalising learning to students' individual needs.

This is a unique opportunity to work within a truly therapeutic environment that's dedicated in-house therapy team work seamlessly with education staff to provide meaningful packages of support that enable children and young people to reach their individual potential.

Acorn is an independent co-educational school which provides learning and supportive learning environment for students from Key Stage 2-4 with Social, Emotional, Mental Health difficulties, Autism Spectrum conditions and/or Specific Learning Difficulties. 

The successful applicant will take responsibility for providing leadership and management across the designated Key stages and promoting an ethos of achievement.


Not only will you have the privilege of working with wonderful youngsters and fantastic colleagues, as part of Phoenix Learning and Care Group you will be entitled to the following benefits: 

  • Employee Pension Scheme 
  • Retail/High-street Shopping Vouchers 
  • 12.8 weeks annual leave 
  • Employee Assistance Scheme 
  • Fully paid classroom based induction with extensive ongoing training programs 
  • Aid in obtaining extra qualifications and upskilling 
  • Internal progression 

If you would like to come and visit the school to meet the team and find out more, please email us.


Application closes Friday, 27 May 2022

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