Job Details

Job Title:             Youth Coach

Salary:                 £18,500 per annum

Location:             Reddish Hall School, Stockport

Hours:                 37.5 hours per week

Contract:             Permanent; Term Time plus 4 weeks

About the School

Reddish Hall is an independent SEMH school situated in Stockport, based across two sites. The aim of the school is to encourage children to achieve and succeed personally, academically, socially and develop their self confidence that will enable them to cope in everyday situations and manage the transition from school to college or work environments. By rebuilding self-esteem and forging positive relationships, our pupils replace failure with success.

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.

Job Overview

As a Youth Coach you will support with the education, attendance and emotional well-being of young people who are accessing a bespoke education plan which includes off site provision.  Lone working may be part of the role, as well as taking ownership and co-ordination of aspects of the young person’s timetable.

You would be the key worker responsible for communicating information around the young person, liaising with other school colleagues, parents and carers and external providers.

As part of the role, you will be expected to write risk assessments, conduct pre-visit risk assessments and ensure relevant policies and procedures are followed.

This is initially for one specific young person who is on a bespoke timetable, with holistic and therapeutic input during part of the day.

You will link closely with the SENCO and Wellbeing Co-ordinator.

Why work for us

  • Social activities
  • "Your Wellbeing Matters"
  • Employee Rewards Hub
  • Free School meals on site
  • 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 young people and make a positive difference
  • Continuous professional development and training for a clear career path

Acorn care and Education are committed to the 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 and volunteers 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.