Forest school teaching job

£90 - £110 a day
Church of England Primary School
Uckfield, East Sussex

Sussex Teachers are working with a small village primary school in the Wealden District of East Sussex to find a qualified Forest School teacher for 1 day a week. We are looking for someone to join the school on a long-term basis, once a week on a regular Wednesday and continue until the end of this academic year. 

This small Church of England primary based in Uckfield are looking for a forest school leader with Qualified Teacher Status to join them for a regular Wednesday. You will be joining a warm and inclusive school with pupils who are friendly, polite and keen to do well. The school strives to nurture and inspire children to achieve their full potential whatever their skills and abilities, encouraging their pupils to become readers, writers, inventors and challengers. 

We are looking for an exceptional teacher who can confidently teach intervention sessions in English and Maths in the morning and then Team Teach Forest School in the afternoon. Working with small groups of Year 4 students for intervention and across the primary age range for Forest School you must be comfortable teaching pupils from Reception to Year 6. The successful teacher will work with the school’s permanent class teachers to support their teaching of Forest schooling. You should be confident in delivering engaging and fun forest school sessions, introducing responsible risk-taking and setting pupils up to achieve. Good communication skills and flexibility is a must, as you will be co-teaching with the classes usual teacher and it is important that you can support both them and the children in getting the most from their outside sessions.

To be suitable for this intervention and forest school teaching role you must hold Qualified Teacher Status and ideally hold your Level 3 Forest Leader qualification. If you do not hold a Forest school formal qualification you must have extensive experience of leading outside learning in an educational setting. Please note this position is due to start on Wednesday the 21st of March, and you must be fully cleared to work with Sussex Teachers prior to the placement start date.

If you would like more information on this long-term supply position in Uckfield call Kim on 01273 626800. If this position isn’t quite right for you, but you would like to register your interest in daily or long-term supply roles get in touch now to receive updates about our current teaching positions.


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