Outdoor Education Learning Support Practitioner

2 days left

Location
215 Easemore Road, Redditch, Worcs. B98 8HF
Salary
£15,265 - £15,550 per annum (includes Special Needs Allowance)
Posted
10 Jun 2021
Closes
21 Jun 2021
Contact
Julie Jarvis
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Part time permanent
Working Pattern
Term time
Hours
Part-Time

TA2 Scale, points 5-6 plus SEN allowance

32 hours per week - Term Time Only plus 5 TED Days

Required:  1st September 2021

The Forge Secondary Short Stay School is looking to appoint a motivated, inspirational and enthusiastic support practitioner to join our successful team as soon as possible. At the Forge our students all participate in some form of outdoor provision as part of their timetable. We actively encourage all our students to work towards achieving the Bronze or Silver Duke of Edinburgh award.

If you like a challenge and would like to test your skills in a rewarding yet demanding environment, we would like to hear from you. We are looking for a person who has a passion for working therapeutically in an outdoor learning environment, who understanding the benefits and opportunities this can bring to students lives.  Experience of working within the Duke of Edinburgh scheme would be an advantage. 

The ideal candidate should have:

•           Previous Experience in Outdoor Education, Youth Work or Residential Schemes, Forest school or Duke of Edinburgh scheme

•           An understanding of the Duke of Edinburgh Scheme and the benefits

•           Current and relevant experience of working with vulnerable and challenging children

This post gives the candidate the opportunity to gain relevant qualifications to this post 

All of our work is underpinned by three principles around the meaning of the word Forge; Resolve, Progress, Transform. Our mission is to provide outstanding education and behaviour support services to pupils at risk of exclusion or to those who have been permanently excluded.

Applications form and job description are available www.theforge.worcs.sch.uk/vacancies.

 If you would like to find out more and can give us at least two years commitment, please contact our Business Operations Manager Julie Jarvis at JJarvis@theforge.worcs.sch.uk

OFCOURSE - SAFEGUARDING THE CONDITIONS FOR GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT IS OUR PRIMARY CONCERN.  ALL APPOINTMENTS ARE SUBJECT TO SATISFACTORY REFERENCES AND DBS CHECKS AND RIGOROUS INTERVIEW

Closing date: Monday 21st June 2021

Interviews will take place on w/C 28thb June 2021

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