Level 3 Forest School Leader
3.5 hours per week, 38 weeks (term time only)
Salary PS6: (£26,080 to £28,617 FTE). Starting pro-rata salary £2,215
We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Forest School Leader who is passionate about delivering stimulating, fun education outdoors. The successful candidate will be an integral part of our school, have a clear understanding and vision of Forest school and the way children learn. You must possess a Level 3 Certificate in Forest School and have the ability to plan, prepare and deliver a range of Forest School sessions for Early Years, KS1 and KS2. This is a part-time role working one afternoon per week. There is flexibility which afternoon can be worked, and this will be discussed further at interview.
St Andrew’s Church of England Primary School is part of the Enlighten Learning Trust and sits at the heart of its community. We enjoy excellent links with St Andrew’s Church and our Christian ethos underpins our commitment to nurturing every pupil at our school, enabling each one to find their voice and to reach their potential academically, physically, emotionally, socially and spiritually. We have high expectations, and academic achievement is important to us.
We are committed to the professional development of all our staff; St Andrew’s School, in partnership with other schools in the Trust has an excellent record in developing its teachers’ professional skills and careers.
Set in 10 acres of grounds in the Surrey village of Cobham, we are able to offer our pupils a large number of high-quality sporting and other outdoor activities, with three playgrounds, an outdoor learning space and plenty of playing fields. We have Forest Schools provision and pupils enjoy accessing our music, cooking and art rooms. There is ample on-site car parking for staff.
If you would like to contribute to our inclusive culture that is ambitious for every child to enjoy life in all its fullness, then we would love to hear from you.
Please refer to the Job Description for further details regarding this role. We welcome early applications and will consider holding interviews and appointing before the closing date for strong candidates.
Closing date: Monday 28 November 2022 @ 9.00 am
Interview Date: Interviews to be held Friday 2 December 2022
Shortlisted applicants will be asked to complete a self-declaration of their criminal record or information that would make them unsuitable to work with children. It is an offence to apply for a role if applicants are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children. This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. Please refer to the school website for further information regarding our Child Protection & Safeguarding policy. St Andrew's C of E Primary School - School Policies (standrews-primary.surrey.sch.uk). Any successful applicants will be required to undertake an enhanced disclosure check by the Disclosure and Barring Service.
St Andrews CofE Primary School 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.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.