Class Teacher - Forest School job summary
The Principal is seeking to appoint an inspirational teacher, responsible for delivering a Forest School approach and covering teacher planning time within the classroom. As a Forest School teacher, you will plan and deliver a high level of teaching that will enable our children to explore a range of experiences that will help them to achieve our curriculum objectives and develop how outdoor learning can really support children’s learning.
You will provide and support challenging tasks, develop relationships and act as a positive role model for our children. Furthermore, you will be expected to work as part of a team.
You will be responsible for developing the guidance of the Forest School curriculum to ensure that our children’s experiences outdoors enhance their education, along with leading a subject that closely links with outdoor learning during staff PPA slots.
Is this the job for you?
Do you have the drive and energy to be an outstanding teacher, along with the skills required to provide inspirational leaning?
Are you dynamic and enthusiastic, with a great sense of humour and the ability to ensure children achieve the highest standards through innovative teaching?
Are you a dedicated professional who leads by example?
Are you committed to raising standards with high expectations of all adults and children?
Are you bursting with ideas and have the capacity to involve yourself fully in the life of our academy?
Do you have exceptional communication skills, along with the ability to respond effectively to future challenges?
What we can offer you:
A supportive, proactive forward-thinking leadership team
A strong ethos of high expectation and challenge for all learners • A caring team who will support you all the way
A commitment to professional development, enhanced by the ‘Learning Alliance’ which is an outstanding professional development resource within our Trust
A varied and enriched curriculum • Excellent grounds which contains a very special Forest School outdoor garden classroom.
Our Academy is part of Greenwood Academies Trust (GAT), a highly successful Trust with a proven track record for school improvement. The Trust provides centralised services and support to enable staff to focus on teaching. Being part of the Trust means that we are able to share specialist best practice and work collaboratively with colleagues in other academies. As a GAT employee you will receive excellent opportunities for career progression and access to bespoke CPD from our Learning Alliance to enhance your professional growth.
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About Mansfield Primary Academy
- School type
- Academy, ages 3 to 11
- School size
- 220 pupils enrolled
- Age range
- 3 to 11
The Mansfield Primary Academy is part of the Greenwood Academies Trust (GAT). The academy was judged as ‘Good’ by Ofsted in March 2018. As a team, we take immense pride in this achievement. We are a talented, enthusiastic and supportive team who enjoy working with our children. Our pupils are well-supported through a range of clubs and support staff to meet their individual needs. We are a vibrant learning community with a strong focus upon rewards and praise.
The academy works to ensure that all pupils are provided with a safe, happy, productive and supportive learning environment so that all pupils can reach their goals and aspirations. We use a range of IT, educational visits and visitors to complement the curriculum and broaden the horizons of its pupils.