Forest School Lead

Blackpool, Lancashire
Date Posted:23 Jul 2020
  1. HLTA
£60.00 - £80.00 per day + Over 35+ Free Accredited CPD Courses
  1. Long-term

Forest School Lead

Blackpool, Lancashire
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HLTA Forest School Lead

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Tradewind are recruiting!

Are you a dynamic HLTA Forest School Lead in the Blackpool area?

Tradewind are currently recruiting for a hardworking HLTA Forest School Lead for a very popular SEMH School Secondary School in Blackpool. The role is to start 1st September 2020 until December 2020. The SEMH School in Blackpool are offering a long-term full-time placement 5 day a week with a possibility for the role to be extended for the right candidate. The school is based in Blackpool and has excellent public transport links with a bus stop 5 minutes walking distance to the school. The school also has a large onsite staff parking with close links to the M65.

The SEMH School rated 'Good' aims to provide the highest standards of teaching and learning so that all children can achieve their academic potential. They deliver a comprehensive curriculum with enjoyment and excellence; they encourage all children to be independent learners. They create an environment in which every child's efforts and achievements can be celebrated.

The school caters for students with a range of social and emotional mental health (SEMH) needs and behavioural difficulties.

As the HLTA Forest School Lead You will be required to organise and run the Forest Schools programme across the School. You will be delivering the Forest Schools programme to KS2 - KS4 under the direction and supervision of a qualified teacher, in accordance with arrangements made by the Headteacher of the school. You will be required to develop the Forest School Programme across the SEMH School and involve staff across the school to be involved in any projects.

Within your role you will be required to plan quality planning and delivering, additionally you will be required to write and check risk assessments for the sites and tools used and ensure health & safety procedures.

The school is a really friendly school and makes you feel part of an extended family. I was really impressed with the behaviour of the pupils while I was walking round, they made me feel welcome and they all had smiles on their faces. This school also encourages and healthy and active approach to everyday school life.

Additionally, while walking round the school the behaviour of the pupils was settled and had such a warm family feeling and pupils polite and welcoming.

To join us and be successful in this HLTA Forest School Lead role you will need to:
*Level 3 Leader Course
*First Aid qualification
*Experience of working with groups of young people in an
*HLTA Level 3 qualification
*Team Teach (not essential as training can be given)
*Ability to lead, motivate and organise pupils.
*Knowledge and understanding working with a range of learning difficulties including moderate and severe learning difficulties, complex needs and autism
*This position is subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure
*Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) and professional reference checks
*Your CV must cover the last 10 years of employment history where possible and any employment breaks must be explained
*You must have the legal right to work in the UK

Click 'Apply Now' to be considered for this great position as a HLTA Forest School Lead in Blackpool. Or for more information about the role, contact Chrissie on 01772 977 333 or

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