Outdoor Education Teacher

Lancashire, PR26 Robyn Doolan
All/Full Time £20.00 - £27.00

Posted 2 days ago

Role: Outdoor Education Teacher

Location: Leyland

Salary: £21,000 to £26,000 per annum

Contract: Full time, Permanent

Are you passionate about education and committed to supporting students to reach their full potential? We are currently working in partnership with an Outdoor Education Teacher in Leyland where the needs of the children are number one priority. The school are currently looking for a Teacher to become permanent in their School. This is a rewarding opportunity for the right Teacher to really make a difference... Why not let that person be you?

About the school:

The school has small class sizes with no more than 8 pupils in a class and the pupils are provided with two pathways including a GCSE route or functional skills route. Additionally, the School also offer vocational qualifications via the Personal Development Programme. The setting caters for students ages 9-16 who have an EHCP in place, therefore their approach to learning is child centered with a focus on ensuring all students are prepared with a mix of qualifications and life skills. Students in this setting have communication and behavioural challenges associated with Autism Spectrum Conditions. The pupils will need supervision at lunchtime, therefore the school offer a free lunch for their team to sit and eat with the pupils.

The school are looking for an Outdoor Education Teacher that is compassionate, hardworking, organised and knowledgeable. The school are looking for an individual who is adaptable and can understand an EHCP and have experience and understanding about SEND. Students in the school finish earlier compared to mainstream, therefore time can be spent completing planning at the end of each school day.

Key requirements for the Outdoor Education Teacher:

A degree

Willingness to pursue study to achieve QTS or QTLS

Experience in delivering Outdoor Education

Driving license and access to own transport is essential due to location.

Experience of working with young people with ASD and SEMH

Experience of managing a range of approaches to learning

Key Responsibilities for the Outdoor Education Teacher:

- To plan and deliver high-quality outdoor lessons following a broad range of the key stages curriculum. Support the students to become re-engaged with their learning.

- Communicate effectively and build rapport and common interests with the students to inspire and motivate them

- An understanding of working with disengaged students in vocational education

- Resilience and patience with the ability to promote high behaviour expectations

- Ability to inspire and motivate students with willingness to learn new skills and techniques

- Ability to create and maintain nurturing relationships with young people

Activities to deliver will include:

Survival skills, fire lighting, den building, outdoor cooking

Exploring wildlife and their natural habitat

Walks, trails and orienteering

Safety outdoors

Team building, team games

If you are interested in this Outdoor Education Teacher position, please apply. Alternatively, for an informal chat about the Support Worker position, please contact Robyn Doolan, SEND Recruitment Consultant at our Manchester Office in the City Centre on 07553 130 015.

If shortlisted, Robyn will be in touch with you to arrange the next steps in the recruitment process. All successful applicants will be required to attend an interview (online or face-to-face) and to undergo relevant safeguarding checks alongside completion of an application form.

All candidates who register with Simply Education will also have 2 years referencing taken up and will be required to have an obtain a DBS with relevant checks completed. All offers are conditional pending the completion of referencing.


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