Name of Organisation: Kingskerswell C of E Primary School

Position being advertised (Job title): Forest School Assistant

Closing date for applications: 19th May 2017

Salary (per week, month, year OR negociable, not applicable): £8.04 per hour

Location (where is this job based?): Kingskerswell C of E Primary Coffinswell Lane, Kingskerswell, Newton Abbot, Devon TQ12 5HN

Explain how applicants should contact you / apply: Application form and further details can be found on the Devon County Council Jobs Website -

Job description: Forest School Assistant 0.7. (3.5 days)

Person specification: The governors would like to appoint a Forest School Assistant who can deliver exciting forest school and outdoor learning activities. We are looking for a dedicated and proactive individual who enjoys working with children and can share their love of forest school and learning in the outdoors. You will help run regular, accessible and engaging forest school and outdoor activities, under the leadership of our Forest School lead, on site for groups of children from Reception to Year 6. You will contribute to assessment and liaise with class teachers to support children\'s academic progress and emotional well-being. A forest school qualification would be preferable but not essential as in house training will be provided.

Candidates need to demonstrate:

~ A creative approach to the outdoor curriculum and deliver learning in exciting ways
~ Excellent interpersonal and organisational skills
~ A commitment to working as part of a team
~ The ability to support planning and resourcing structured outdoor learning opportunities for EYFS, KS1 and KS2
~ To liaise with school staff to plan and deliver outdoor learning
~ The ability to maintain the forest school area

We can offer:
We can offer you a welcoming and supportive staff team, personalised CPD and children who really what to learn and behave very well.

Any other information: We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Visits to the school are encouraged and welcome - Contact Karen Strachan 01803 873398

This role requires a DBS disclosure.

This role requires the ability to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence and fluency in English


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