Forest School Leader - Severndale Specialist Academy

Monkmoor Campus, Woodcote Way, Monkmoor, Shrewsbury, SY2 5SH
Salary range Scale 6: From £12.95 - £14.02 per hour
26 Jul 2022
30 Aug 2022
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Forest School Leader - Severndale Specialist Academy

Permanent post

Salary range Scale 6: From £12.95 - £14.02 per hour

35 hours per week, Term-time plus 3 weeks

Access to the School Advisory Service and bike to work scheme

Continuing Professional Development

Severndale Specialist Academy is a multi-site Academy catering for children with special educational needs in Shropshire. Our children and young people can access Severndale Specialist Academy from Reception through to Sixth Form and have a range of learning difficulties.

What is the purpose of the role:

The Academy appreciates the value of outdoor opportunities for our young people and how Forest School Leaders play a key role in delivering this important part of the curriculum.

We are looking for inspiring and ambitious individuals to provide exciting and highly engaging activities for our students as a Forest School Leader with the guidance of the teaching staff to deliver an appropriate curriculum that meets the needs of each pupil in accordance with the aims of the Academy. At a specified time, the role will require management of other Teaching Assistants within the Academy, including training, appraisal, allocation and monitoring of work.

Role requirements:

  • Forest School Leader Level 3 Qualification (or equivalent)
  • GCSE Grades 9 – 4 (A* to C) in English and Maths

Skills required:

  • Ability to build good relationships with children, teachers and parents
  • Ability to cope with challenging behaviour
  • Encouragement, engagement and inclusion

If you want to further your career in a fast paced environment, then please complete the application form at and forward your information to Nic Copeland (Human Resources) by 9am Tuesday 30th August 2022.

The Learning Community Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of Children and young people. All post holders are subject to an enhanced DBS check (including a check on the children’s barred list) for the successful applicant. References will be checked following the Learning Community Trust recruitment and selection process. We are committed to equality and diversity and follow the Safer Recruitment practices as set out in the Statutory Guidance - Keeping Children Safe in Education.

For more information regarding our schools commitment to safeguarding, please see our website for our school policies -

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