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  • Start date details

    Immediate Start

  • Closing date

    30 May 2024 at 12:31pm

  • Date listed

    2 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Learning support or cover supervisor

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£20598 - £32134 per annum

Forest School Lead job summary

Basildon, Essex, SS14 2LA
United Kingdom

£20,598 - £32,134 + AET Wellbeing Cash Plan + Pension Scheme (TPS) + Additional AET Benefits

Permanent, Full Time

Immediate Start

Pioneer is a very successful special school providing for children and young people between the ages of 3 to 19 with Severe and Complex Learning Difficulties. We have purpose built facilities and an opportunity has arisen to join our team in this exciting environment.

We are looking for a Forest School Lead to support our students in this innovative program of outdoor learning projects and activities. You will be responsible for planning and delivering engaging and high-quality outdoor lessons that cater to diverse learning styles, nurturing confidence and self-esteem in our pupils with severe and complex needs. Our Forest School is a bespoke area on the school site, which is well resourced.

Candidates should have a Level 3 Forest School Qualification.

At Pioneer we have a modern and inspiring learning environment, complemented with a wide and varied range of resources to enhance the learning experience for all. We have a holistic approach to meeting the needs of our pupils to enable them to experience and achieve success.

We work closely and collaboratively with families and other professionals which supports our pupils to reach their full potential and prepare them for life beyond school.

Our aim is to ensure our students are excited about coming to school and love learning. We want them to be motivated and challenged. Most of all, we want all our students to know they can be successful and feel proud of their achievements.

Close Date: 2nd June 2024

Interview Date: 14th June 2024

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response. All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application.

In line with our safeguarding practices we are unable to accept CV's. Apply today.

Academies Enterprise Trust and all of our academies are committed to ensuring the highest levels of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils, and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We adopt a robust, fair and consistent recruitment process which is inline with Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance. This includes online checks for shortlisted candidates. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, references, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check.

Academies Enterprise Trust embraces diversity and promotes equality of opportunity. Job share, part time and flexible working opportunities will be considered.

We are a Disability Confident Employer and there is a guaranteed interview scheme for candidates with disabilities who meet the minimum selection criteria.

Commitment to safeguarding

Trust-wide Safeguarding Policies and Guidance

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About The Pioneer School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 19
School size
165 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 19

Welcome to Pioneer School!

As a growing community, everyone at Pioneer takes great pride in their work, this is evidenced in the quality of education and the progress, outcomes and achievements of all our young people. We are lucky to also have a modern and inspiring learning environment, complemented with a wide and varied range of resources to enhance the learning experience for all.

We have a holistic, child centred approach to meeting the needs of our pupils to enable them to find their remarkable. We look first at what each pupil needs to learn and plan personalised programmes to meet their intellectual, social, spiritual, moral, cultural, physical, emotional and therapeutic needs.

We have a highly motivated and dedicated staff team who are very committed to creating a school in which our pupils and students receive an outstanding education that prepares them for the next stage of their life.

Our school provides a fun and caring environment where children make exceptional progress.

We value the excellent relationships we have with parents and with a range of professionals, as we work together to enable our pupils to communicate, to develop socially and emotionally and to gain independence skills.

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