Forest School Lead (Level 3)

St Andrew's CofE Primary School, Cobham, Surrey, KT11 2AX

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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    28 November 2022 at 9am

  • Date listed

    15 November 2022

Job details

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

PS6 (£26,080 to £28,617 FTE). Starting pro-rata salary £2,215

What skills and experience we're looking for

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Forest School Leader who is passionate about delivering stimulating, fun education outdoors. The successful candidate will be an integral part of our school, have a clear understanding and vision of Forest school and the way children learn. You must possess a Level 3 Certificate in Forest School and have the ability to plan, prepare and deliver a range of Forest School sessions for Early Years, KS1 and KS2. This is a part-time role working one afternoon per week. There is flexibility which afternoon can be worked, and this will be discussed further at interview.

What the school offers its staff

We are committed to the professional development of all our staff; St Andrew’s School, in partnership with other schools in the Trust has an excellent record in developing its teachers’ professional skills and careers.   

Set in 10 acres of grounds in the Surrey village of Cobham, we are able to offer our pupils a large number of high-quality sporting and other outdoor activities, with three playgrounds, an outdoor learning space and plenty of playing fields.  We have Forest Schools provision and pupils enjoy accessing our music, cooking and art rooms.   There is ample on-site car parking for staff.  

Commitment to safeguarding

Shortlisted applicants will be asked to complete a self-declaration of their criminal record or information that would make them unsuitable to work with children.  It is an offence to apply for a role if applicants are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.   This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment.  

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About St Andrew's CofE Primary School

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
275 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

St Andrew’s School is a Church of England Primary School with strong Christian values. We are part of Enlighten Learning Trust, a Trust whose values and ambitions mirror our own and through which our staff have access to excellent professional development opportunities. Our motto, "Life in all its fullness" signals our desire to enable our pupils to thrive through the richest experiences and most relevant challenges. We welcome every member of the school community, starting with the children and their families. We are inclusive and we celebrate diversity, we recognise every individual’s interests and potential and respect their right to be safe and happy at school and beyond. We encourage and equip all children to accept challenges and to strive for excellence in all aspects of school life. We expect our pupils to exhibit leadership skills and ambition for the future. All school activities are ultimately designed with Preparation for Life in mind. We recognise our responsibility to enable our pupils to thrive both now and in the future. Through our curriculum and approaches to teaching and learning, we must prepare our children for life in an ever changing world, giving them ‘skills and attitudes for life’ that will enable them to be confident about their futures. If you have the vision to be part of our successful, inclusive school where all the children are encouraged to reach their full potential, we want to hear from you.

Arranging a visit to St Andrew's CofE Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@enlightenlt.education.

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