We are looking for a Vocational Instructor to join our OUTSTANDING school (OFSTED, May 2022) and help transform the future for the young people we support.

You will be part of our Hospitality Vocational Learning team teaching young people skills in Housekeeping, Food & Beverage, Customer Services and Conference Services. You will work alongside our team of Learning Specialists, which include teachers, therapists, and behaviour support leads, as well as liaising closely with our Care teams.

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Key job information: 

Wage: up to £22,500 per annum

37.5 hours per week

40 weeks per year (including 2 x 5 day ‘Training Weeks’)

Contract type: Permanent

Job description

The role of Vocational Instructor – Hospitality at Prior's Court

We are a well-resourced and well-equipped school, set in beautiful grounds in Hermitage, Berkshire. Our vision is for our individual young people to achieve health, happiness, independence, and work skills at the relevant levels.

You will work with amazing autistic children and young people, supportive colleagues, have access to professional development opportunities and have a good work/life balance.

Current Vocational Instructors are encouraged to apply, and a full induction is offered.

The successful candidate will be energetic, resilient, organised, flexible and able to work as part of a team.

For a full list of responsibilities, please see the job description.


We aim to make all staff feel valued and supported with training and a competitive salary along with providing the knowledge and skills needed to do a great job. Find out more about the benefits we offer.

How to apply

Read through the application documents below, then complete a short online application form to apply. You may be required to fill in additional forms depending on the role and will be advised by our HR team following your application. You can read about our application process in detail here.

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Application links: 
Job description Application form

Recruitment policy Safeguarding statement Equal opportunities statement
Documents to prove eligibility to work in the UK Job applicant privacy notice

Contact us about this role

t: 01635 247202
e: [email protected]

All positions at Prior's Court are subject to a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check, references and receipt of the appropriate Right to Work documents. Prior’s Court Foundation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Prior’s Court is proud to be an equal opportunities employer and we actively seek and embrace differences in thinking, experience, ethnicity, age, gender, faith, personalities and styles.

The different skills, experiences and backgrounds our employees bring to their roles create a workforce as diverse and individual as the young people we support and makes Prior’s Court a special place to work.

We strive for an inclusive environment where employees feel safe, engaged and supported to make a difference.

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