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Open the door to a fun, exciting and fulfilling career with the leaders in specialist education. Our schools are incredible places where everyone pulls together to inspire trust and build happiness – and you can be at the heart of it all.

Every long journey begins with a small step. It sounds easy, but some people need some extra help before they can stride out on their own.

At Acorn Education, we support children and young people to take those early steps. Through our schools, residential homes and other services, we tailor our care to each individual, empowering them, their families and communities to enjoy fulfilling, rewarding lives.

It’s time for your career to take off

Acorn Education is bursting with opportunities for dynamic individuals – people with the energy and creativity to transform the lives of vulnerable children and young people.

Our schools and homes are friendly and fun, and though there are challenges too, everything we do is dedicated to creating rewarding experiences – for those we look after and for everyone in our team!

All our schools and homes are characterful and unique – they’re perfect places to let your skills and imagination take flight. When it comes to education and learning for life, we simply don’t do dull! With us, no two days are the same, with small class sizes and superb facilities helping to bring every experience to life.

Our Specialist Areas

We’re experts in education, with a huge variety of roles available for anyone looking for an exciting new challenge. From fun and creative teaching positions to team leadership roles and lots of opportunities for those who are brilliant care-givers, we’d love to welcome you on board.

We want fresh thinking, dynamic ideas and full-on creativity in the classroom! If that sounds like you, there could be a role waiting for you in one of our wonderful schools – and we can’t wait to meet you.

Team Leader/Deputy Manager/Registered Manager
We’re so proud of our incredible teams and the work they do each day – and that opens up amazing opportunities for skilled and energetic team leaders and managers. If you want to aim high and enjoy brilliant support – find out more!

Care/Support Worker
There’s nothing more important than keeping the vulnerable children, young people and adults we work with safe and secure, and your caring skills could help us make that happen. We’d really love you to join our team.

“You might come to us early in your career, or maybe you already have lots of experience. Either way, your continuing professional development is top of our agenda”

  • Our Family of Brands

    Our family of brilliant brands is made up of Outcomes First Group, Acorn Education and Care and Options Autism.

  • Service Areas

    Take your career’s next step in one of our exciting service areas, including education, residential care, central services and clinical services.

  • Key Roles

    From care workers to teachers to registered managers, our key roles offer amazing opportunities to build your rewarding career.

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