Join us today to receive a £1000 Welcome Bonus – there has never been a better time to join us’* T&Cs apply! *

How would you like to be paid for five days but only work four*?

Our colleagues’ wellbeing is at the heart of everything we do at OFG, so we’re always looking for new ways to improve everyone’s work/life balance. We’re taking part in a trial of the 4-Day Working Week, meaning that you could be working one day less a week (or equivalent).

4DWW will be rolled out within our school, when we have a full complement of staff, and within the next year – so there’s never been a more exciting time to join us #teamOFG!

Are you interested in being a part of an innovative and dynamic work setting with a great work life balance?

Do you possess a strong a passion for supporting pupils to achieve their full potential?

If so then look no further, this is an opportunity for you to witness the tangible impact of your teaching!

Job Title:    Maths Teacher

Location:    Groveside School, Reading, Berkshire

Salary:       Up to £45,000 per annum 

Hours:        37.5 hours per week; Monday to Friday

Contract:   Permanent, Term Time Only

**Welcome Bonus (£500 paid once you start employment, £500 after successful completion of final probation). 

Are you a Maths Teacher looking to enhance your career in Special Education? 

We are excited to introduce a Brand-New School, Groveside School in Reading, Berkshire, due to open in September 2024.

We are seeking an experienced and innovative Mathematics Teacher who can inspire and engage students in the wonders of mathematics. The ideal candidate will bring a passion for the subject, a talent for teaching, and a commitment to fostering a supportive and stimulating learning environment.

 Groveside School will have capacity for 60 pupils between 7 to 16 years old with Social, Emotional and Mental Health Needs.

If you are looking for a new prospect which gives you the opportunity to flourish and support a brand new set up then this is the role for you! 

Purpose of the Job

To further enhance and develop the curriculum to meet the needs of all students giving them the most relevant skills and knowledge to succeed. To secure high quality teaching, effective use of resources and improve standards of learning and achievement for all pupils in consultation with the Headteacher and Senior Leadership Team.

  • To teach and provide effective delivery of the Maths curriculum in consultation with the Headteacher and Senior Leadership Team
  • To monitor, record and report on student progress
  • To contribute to and help implement developments that relate to the School Development Plan

About us

Groveside School is a Brand-New Special Educational Needs School for Pupils 7 – 16 years old with Social, Emotional and Mental Health Needs. Our school is proposed to open in September 2024 and will cater for 60 pupils. 

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.

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 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. 

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