Forest School Leader - Part-time


Europe , United Kingdom


Ending On: 06 Feb 2020 15 days to go


Job Description

We are looking for Forest School Leader - Part-time


Employment: Part-time

Requirements: Salary: KR5-6 £18,704 to £22,072 (pro rata £12,547 to £14,807)
Job Level: Experienced (non manager)
Location: Pilgrims' Way, Canterbury, Kent
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Start Date: Immediate

Salary Scale: Pilgrims’ Way Primary School KR 5-6 – £18,704.00 to £22,072.00 (pro rata £15,247.76 - £14,807.22)

30 hours per week (Term time only)

Do you have a passion for outdoor education and learning outside the classroom? We have an amazing Forest School that needs a special person who understands our passion and our vision to get more children outdoors, to immerse them in their curriculum by learning outside.

At Pilgrims’ Way Primary, we believe that learning should be a rewarding and enjoyable experience for all. Our irresistible curriculum promotes independence through purposeful learning experiences, which are supported by Forest School principles.

We want an imaginative, resourceful and friendly person who is inspired by the outdoors and the positive effect it can have on children. We need a good communicator who, while being trustworthy and responsible, has a sense of fun and freedom. We need a person who understands the effort involved in making sure the children's activities run smoothly and each learning experience is a success, supported by our amazing staff team.

Our Forest School is used throughout the school day teaching children from 3 to 11 about nature, communication, team work and so much more. If you feel you have what it takes then we would love to hear from you.

Visits to the school are positively encouraged. Please contact Mrs Bertram on 01227 760084 to book a visit.

The closing date for applications is Thursday 6 February at 12pm

The date for interviews is Thursday 13 February 2020

We welcome applications from practitioners qualified to NVQ Level 3 or above and with Forest School qualifications or experience. Some Forest School maintenance is needed to maintain a safe environment for our children such as woodland management to support wildlife habitats, relevant skills would be an advantage.

Information about the school

The school is a light and airy building, which incorporates 14 classrooms, two Learning Zones and a library. The school has a large playing field at the rear, an ‘outdoor’ classroom where we have a forest school on site. Play equipment for all ages can be found on the playground.

The school has a strong pastoral focus supported by a dedicated and enthusiastic staff team.

Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.


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