Forest School Teacher

Birkenhead, Merseyside
Date Posted: 30 Aug 2023
  1. SEN Teacher
  1. Long-term (Temporary)

Forest School Teacher

Birkenhead, Merseyside
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Join Our Team as a Forest School Teacher at a SEN School in Birkenhead!

Are you passionate about creating inclusive and immersive learning experiences? Do you have a deep love for nature and a desire to make a difference in the lives of children with special educational needs? If so, we have the perfect opportunity for you!

Position: Forest School Teacher Location: Birkenhead Immediate Start

Role and Responsibilities: As a Forest School Teacher, you will play a vital role in creating a safe and engaging outdoor learning space for our students. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Planning and leading forest-based activities that promote sensory exploration, teamwork, and personal development.
  • Designing and adapting activities to cater to the diverse needs of our students, ensuring an inclusive and supportive environment.
  • Fostering a love for nature and the outdoors, encouraging curiosity and a sense of wonder.
  • Collaborating with the wider school team to align forest school activities with curriculum goals.
  • Providing opportunities for students to develop key skills such as communication, problem-solving, and emotional regulation.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Relevant qualifications in education, forest school leadership, or a related field.
  • Experience working with children with special educational needs, demonstrating a compassionate and patient approach.
  • Strong understanding of outdoor education principles and child development.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills.

Why Choose Tradewind:

  • Impactful Work: You'll be part of a team that is making a real difference in the lives of children with special needs.
  • Innovation: We encourage creative teaching methods that cater to individual learning styles.
  • Support: You'll receive ongoing support and professional development opportunities.
  • Positive Environment: Join a supportive and inclusive school community that values diversity.

To be considered for this position you will:
- have previous school experience and be familiar with the SIMS system
- Be a committed professional
- Be an organised, enthusiastic proactive person
-Hold a child workforce enhanced DBS certificate which is on the update service, or be willing to apply for a new one (costs refunded back to you when you complete 20 days work)
-have satisfactory references
-have a CV must that covers the last 10 years of employment history where possible and any gaps in employment must be explained;
- Have the legal right to work in the UK.

Click 'Apply Now' to be considered for this great position as a Forest School Teacher.

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