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Workshop Instructor - Sherbourne Fields School

What is the job role?

‘Skills for Life’ Instructor required for the


Are you a semi-retired skilled handy person with excellent communication skills looking for a rewarding and interesting part time job? Are you able to engage with young people whilst sharing your passion and knowledge for all things practical?

We are looking to recruit a workshop instructor who is able to teach a small group of secondary aged students with moderate learning needs (assisted by 2 experienced Teaching Assistants).  

Students are taught various life skills including basic car maintenance, cycle repairs, woodwork, painting and tiling and work towards achieving Entry Level/Level 1 in Skills for Employment qualification. In addition, they also make items to sell at our Christmas Bizarre and Summer BBQ.

Experience is not essential as you will be supported by experienced staff and will follow standard course material. However, an understanding of our students; patience and a commitment to our school is crucial. 

If you would like to have an informal discussion with our other ‘Skills for Life’ Instructor and visit our purpose built workshop then please email office@sherbournefields.coventry.sch.uk registering your interest. Visits to our school from potential applicants is encouraged. 

If you would like to apply for the post then please download the application pack from the school website www.sherbournefields.co.uk  and return your completed application form to office@sherbournefields.coventry.sch.uk

Sherbourne Fields is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  DBS checks will be carried out on the successful candidate for this post.

8.30am – 3.30pm each Tuesday Term Time Only - September 2022

Closing date for applications is Friday 3rd June 2022.

Interview date: TBC

Coventry City Council

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