Job Details

Primary Teacher with Curriculum Responsibility (Literacy)

Location:                      Belmont Primary School, Rossendale.

Salary:                          Up to £28,000 dependent on experience

Hours:                          8.30am - 3.30pm, Monday to Friday

Contract:                      Permanent, Term Time only


If you really want to make your mark in a rapidly growing business that is committed to improving the lives of children, we have the role for you!

We’re looking for an Experienced and Qualified Primary Teacher to join our team at Belmont Primary. Someone who can deliver a holistic and integrated approach to care, education and clinical services would be perfect for this role.


About the Group:

We are part of Acorn Education and Care and can promise you plenty of challenges, and a rich variety of opportunities to develop your career.

We provide Education and Care across a number of schools and residential homes nationally. Our specialist SEN provision, coupled with our expertise within residential care means we offer thousands of vulnerable children across the UK a holistic, wraparound care, residential and education service, empowering them with everything they need to flourish. It is by no accident that 94% of our schools and homes are rated as 'Outstanding' or 'Good'.

We welcome staff who share our commitment to help children experience better days and better lives. Through ongoing development and training, we ensure our staff are well prepared for their jobs and given every opportunity to extend their skills.


About the School:

Belmont Primary is an Independent Specialist School, which helps educate and support boys aged between 5 -11 who have Social, Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH) challenges and additional complex behaviours. Belmont Primary is located in Rossendale. This site is OFSTED rated GOOD.


About the Role:

As part of our continued growth, we now have an opportunity for an experienced Primary Teacher to join our close-knit team with curriculum responsibilities (Literacy).  You will be responsible for the learning and achievement of all pupils in your class (es), ensuring the best opportunities for all.  You will be delivering inclusive, responsive and innovative teaching and learning within the specified curriculum area and be integral to the development of Literacy across the school.

For further responsibilities, please view the Job description.


Who we are looking for?

We are looking for an Experienced Teacher, who can design, plan and deliver an innovative primary curriculum, you will be motivated by your belief that every child can achieve and reach their potential. Whilst previous experience of working in an SEN environment would be desirable, excellent teaching skills and the right motivation, personal qualities and levels of resilience are just as important.

Essential Criteria

  • An experienced and qualified teacher
  • A team player
  • A creative and innovative thinker
  • A proven track record of teaching and delivering Literacy

Why work for us?

  • Social activities
  • "Your Wellbeing Matters"
  • Employee Rewards Hub
  • Pension
  • No two days are ever the same
  • Be part of a fantastic team who work hard together and support each other
  • Opportunity to enrich the lives of children and make a positive difference
  • Continuous professional development and training for a clear career path

Applications are invited online though the Acorn Education & Care Website ( If you have any further questions regarding how to apply please contact 01706 222 609 or email

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All successful applicants will be subject to fully Enhanced DBS.

We expect all our employees to share this commitment and strive to achieve the best outcome possible for everybody in our care. A full application form must be completed with all employment dates accurate and gaps in employment accounted for.