Name of Organisation (Employer): Dragonflies Day Nursery Ltd

Position being advertised (Job title): Forest School Leader/Practitioner

Closing date for applications: 4th December 2017

Salary (per week, month, year OR negociable, not applicable): salary to be negotiated dependant on agreed contract and experience

Location (where is this job based?): Calverton, Nottinghamshire

Job categories (check all that apply): Forest School Leader

Explain how applicants should contact you / apply: Please send CV and a covering letter to

Job description: We are looking for a full or part-time Forest School Practitioner to lead the delivery of inspirational Forest School sessions within our nursery. You will need to be a self-motivated and caring individual with a love for the outdoors (all weathers) to join our amazing team. You will be responsible for organising innovative activities and devising imaginatively varied ways of teaching the forest school experience to a range of children from 2-4 years of age.

You will be based in one of the nursery rooms (although will be released to work with children within other rooms to ensure all children experience the wonderful outdoor learning experiences)and will be expected to record children\'s development and progress and complete observations which feed into the children\'s online Learning Journals.

Person specification : Experience of working within a nursery or a school environment would be preferable You will be passionate about learning opportunities in the outdoors and help to inspire other staff within the team to embrace the joys and benefits of learning outside A commitment to working as part of a team The ability to plan and resource learning opportunities in the \'unroofed\' classroom across the age range is essential You will be expected to complete risk assessments related to the planned activities You will be required to support the rest of the nursery team to ensure all nursery policies and practices are adhered to at all times

Any other information: There is an opportunity for the right candidate to become part of the Senior Management Team as one of the nurseries 3 Assistant Managers. This part of the job role is dependent on previous experience and negotiable. However we are not necessarily looking for an assistant manager who is a Forest School leader and are also advertising this role elsewhere as a separate job role.


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