Director of Outdoor Learning and Forest School for EYFS and Key Stage One

GROVE LANE JUNIOR SCHOOL, Dawson Road, Birmingham, B21 9HB
03 Oct 2018
17 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Full time permanent
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GROVE LANE JUNIOR SCHOOL, Dawson Road, Birmingham, B21 9HB

Telephone Number: 0121 464 4669 Email Address:

The governing body of Grove School is seeking to appoint a Director of Outdoor Learning and Forest School for EYFS and Key Stage One.

We are looking for someone who:

• Is a graduate with QTS

• Has evidence of outstanding practice as an EYFS classroom teacher or Key Stage One teacher

• Has the highest expectations of children and themselves and has the leadership skills to work with our EYFS and Key Stage One team

• Is passionate about the learning and welfare of children, is imaginative and forward thinking

• Has the ability to inspire, motivate and engage children to achieve and succeed

• Is able to form positive relationships with children, staff, parents and governors

• Possesses excellent interpersonal and organisational skills

• Wishes to develop in their career in a supportive and dynamic learning community

• A Forest School qualification is desirable.

In return we will offer you:

• Strong school leadership

• An EYFS and Key Stage One team committed to continuing to raise achievement and attainment

• Stunning outdoor learning environments on both sites and excellent classroom resources

• A strong commitment to support your professional development; mentoring and support from experienced EYFS and Key Stage One leaders. All teachers are provided with a laptop computer and Apple IPad.

Informal visits are most welcome on the following date: Tuesday 9th October 2018 at 9.00am or 4.00pm. Please telephone the school office on 0121 464 4669 or email Patricia Reville at  to arrange your informal visit to Grove.

Closing date: 17/10/2018, 12.00pm

Interviews will be held on Wednesday 24th October 2018

Application packs can be downloaded from our school website

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to all necessary pre-employment checks, including: an enhanced DBS; Prohibition check; Childcare Disqualification (where applicable); qualifications (where applicable); medical fitness; identity and right to work.  All applicants will be required to provide two suitable references.

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