Outdoor education practitioner job opportunity

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Are you based in West Yorkshire, have the skills to deliver wide-ranging outdoor learning and food growing programmes in schools, share our passion for helping children learn about and care for the natural environment and want to be part of an exciting team?

Location: West Yorkshire Salary: £23,034.37 pro rata

Hours: Part time, initially 11.25 hours per week (potential to increase)

Contract: 6 month fixed term contract (with real potential to extend), PAYE or freelance

Grow to School CIC (GtS) is a small but growing community interest company based in Huddersfield. We deliver curriculum based outdoor learning and food growing sessions in primary schools across West Yorkshire. We are looking for an individual with experience of delivering in schools and with communities, ideally in outdoor learning & food growing and with an understanding of how this links to the current curriculum. Applicants must be adaptable and able to work with whole classes of children, consult with teaching staff as well as working with parents & carers at community events. As a creative communicator you will be able to enthuse and inspire children & staff whilst building good relationships with the people you work with. There will be opportunities to experience and work in other aspects of GtS such as project development and operations. You will be capable of working independently as part of a small team and demonstrate a committed, mature, and flexible approach to your work.

If you believe that you have the passion, commitment, and skills to take this unique opportunity forward then we would like to hear from you. Please see attached application pack.

To apply for this part-time post, please email ama@growtoschool.co.uk sending your current CV and a supporting statement explaining how you believe your skills and experience match our requirements for the role directly address the job description and person specification included in the attached pack in your statement. Please include the names and contact details of two people, at least one of whom should be a recent employer or contract holder, who are able to provide references relating to your work and on your suitability for this post.

Please use the email title Outdoor education practitioner

The closing date for applications is Midnight 28th May 2023

Interviews 6th June 2023

Application Pack


Published: 19/05/2023
Audience: Primary school teachers, teaching assistants
Contact: Ama Chaney

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