Forest School Leader/Outdoor Learning Lead

The Yellow House School, Halstead

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Job Ref No. ECC0-25 Position Type: Leader/Co-ordinator Pay Range: 22000 - 25000
Position Start Date: 24/02/2020 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 10/08/2022 Midnight Date of Interviews: 12th August, 2022  

Job Description

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We are delighted to have the opportunity for an enthusiastic, highly motivated and flexible Outdoor Education Lead Tutor to join our friendly and dynamic team atThe Yellow House School.

You will be required to deliver the highest quality of education, care and preparation for life for all students, both in our Schools in Clare and Sible Hedingham and at our Therapeutic allotment and forest sites in Clare. Furthermore, you must be able to contribute to the whole school's planning of activities - with an emphasis on delivering the curriculum through the environment/cooking and gardening skills. The outdoors is a crucial part of the teaching and learning, so enthusiasm for working on an allotment would also be most beneficial.

Having a keen interest in encouraging and inspiring even the most challenging of minds is a must and previous experience of working with students on the Autistic Spectrum, or young people with Special Educational Needs, or Specific Learning Difficulties would be advantageous; having fun through learning is vital for our students and an outside the box mentality is a plus.

We are committed to safer recruitment for all our staff, hence the position is subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure. We are an Equal Opportunities Employer

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent.

Start Date: This position is to start as soon as possible.

Salary: £22000.00 to £25,000.00 /year


Forest School Level 3 (required)

tutoring/teaching: 2 years minumum (Desirable)
Licence: Full, UK, Driving Licence (Required)

Please read our job and person specification for further details.

To Apply for this position, please fill in the application form and return it, along with your CV, to the school office.

Information about the School

The Yellow House is a very small and well-resourced specialist school for just 15 – 20 pupils with social and emotional needs. We have a wonderful team of tutors with a therapeutic outlook who aspire to support our pupils through both their emotional needs and academic studies.

Our team is kind, supportive and connected. We offer fantastic learning opportunities for our staff and will support you through your transition. We have two sites and you will work across both.

Please visit our website to get a sense of our school and read the job description and person spec attached. Even better, come and visit us!

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.

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