Employment/Jobs vacancies at Breckenbrough


We offer excellent working conditions and an opportunity to join a dedicated and experienced staff working towards becoming a beacon in special education.

Breckenbrough School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.

Current staff vacancies at Breckenbrough;

1 Post 16 Social Education Coordinator – full details below

Breckenbrough School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974; pre-employment checks will be carried out, references will be sought and successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and other relevant check with statutory bodies. The school has an induction programme and a genuine ongoing commitment of staff professional development. A 12 month probationary period will apply.

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SEND Post 16 Social Education Coordinator 

Do you have a real desire to support individuals with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) in a pastoral and learning environment? If you have an empathetic nature, nurturing personality and a desire to work with children and young people with learning difficulties, then we are looking for you to join our Social Education team.  Previous experience of working with individuals who have Autism would be beneficial to your application along with a positive, calm, resilient and adaptable personality. 

Breckenbrough is a residential Special School which specialises in helping boys reach their academic and social and emotional potential. The school provides both day places and weekly boarding over 38 weeks. 

This is a full-time role. Hours of work are 40 hours a week; working Monday to Friday – 8.30 – 17.00. Your starting salary will be Point 27 – Point 30 as of 1 April 2020 – £31,346 – £33,782 per annum. This will be reviewed annually, and your salary will be paid monthly, directly into your Bank account. 

 Your days will vary depending on who you are supporting, but will always require: 

  • Providing our students with truly person-centred support in doing the things they love to do, and in making choices and decisions 
  • Supporting students in getting their voice heard 
  • Enabling them to learn, grow and develop to their full potential 
  • Compassion, care and respect 
  • Treating everyone as an equal 
  • Supporting the other people in your team in achieving the team’s objectives 
  • Being resilient when things get difficult, knowing that with your support amazing results are possible 


Benefits offered to the staff team are: 

  • Full in-house training scheme which provides statutory training in fire, first aid, and safeguarding, physical intervention along with pertinent topics to assist with student engagement, intervention and SEN focuses. 
  • Childcare VoucherRide to work cycle scheme 
  • Complimentary tea and coffee throughout the day 
  • Complimentary meal during each shift worked  
  • Free staff parking 


Job Requirements 

  • Strong communication skills, a positive and caring attitude, and a willingness to work as part of a small, committed team. 
  • Previous experience as a support worker / care workerin a similar setting is preferred but not essential 
  • Previous experience of line managing others, as you will line manage the work of designated post 16 social educators, including those who work off site. 
  • QCF Level 2 or 3 in health and social care or equivalent preferred but training can be given 


Breckenbrough is a Quaker managed residential Special School specialising in helping boys reach their academic, social and emotional outcomes.  Breckenbrough are dedicated to safeguarding and require all our staff to hold and Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service. Portable DBS is preferable. A 12-month probationary period will apply. 

Closing date for completed applications: 4pm, Wednesday 8th December 2021  

Interview date: Tuesday 14th December 2021

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