Forest Teacher

Posted 4 days ago by Wayman Education

RG8, Lower Basildon, West Berkshire
£30,000 - £41,333/annum

Are you an enthusiastic and adventurous educator with a passion for outdoor learning? Are you ready to inspire and engage students in the wonders of nature? A wonderful preparatory school located in Reading, RG8, is seeking a dedicated individual to join their team as a Full-Time Outdoor/Forest Teacher for one term starting in April.

Exciting Opportunity: Full-Time Outdoor/Forest Teacher Position

Location: Wonderful Preparatory School, Reading, RG8
Start Date: April (1 Term Only)

About the School:

Situated in the picturesque surroundings of Reading, RG8, our wonderful preparatory school is dedicated to providing a holistic education that nurtures each child's intellectual, social, and emotional development. With a rich and varied curriculum that emphasizes academic excellence, creativity, and character development, our school provides a supportive and enriching learning environment where students thrive both academically and personally. We are proud of our strong sense of community, inclusive ethos, and commitment to fostering a lifelong love for learning in our students.

The Role: As a Full-Time Outdoor/Forest Teacher at our wonderful preparatory school, you will play a pivotal role in delivering engaging and experiential learning opportunities that inspire and empower students. Key responsibilities include:

  • Planning and delivering outdoor learning sessions, forest school activities, and adventurous experiences that promote curiosity, creativity, and teamwork.
  • Integrating outdoor education into the curriculum across all age groups, from Reception to Year 8, to enhance learning and personal development.
  • Creating a safe and supportive learning environment where students feel encouraged to take risks, challenge themselves, and develop essential life skills.
  • Collaborating with colleagues to design cross-curricular projects and thematic units that incorporate outdoor learning principles.
  • Evaluating the impact of outdoor education initiatives and providing feedback to inform future planning and development.

Why Join Our Team:

  1. Innovative Approach to Learning: At our preparatory school, we believe in the power of experiential learning and outdoor education to inspire curiosity, creativity, and resilience in our students. As an Outdoor/Forest Teacher, you will have the opportunity to design and deliver engaging and hands-on outdoor learning experiences that enhance students' understanding of various subjects and foster a deeper connection with the natural world.

  2. Supportive School Community: We value collaboration, creativity, and continuous improvement, and we are committed to providing a supportive and nurturing environment for both our students and staff. Our dedicated team of educators work collaboratively to create a positive and inclusive school culture where everyone feels valued, respected, and empowered to reach their full potential.

  3. Opportunity for Professional Growth: As a member of our team, you will have access to ongoing professional development opportunities and support to enhance your teaching practice and expand your skills in outdoor and experiential education. Whether you are a seasoned educator or just starting your teaching career, you will find ample opportunities for growth, learning, and advancement at our preparatory school.

Requirements: To excel in this role, candidates should possess the following qualifications and attributes:

  • Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) and relevant experience teaching across the preparatory age range, from Reception to Year 8.
  • A passion for outdoor education and a strong understanding of forest school principles, outdoor learning pedagogy, and risk management.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills.
  • Creativity, adaptability, and a willingness to embrace new challenges and experiences.
  • A commitment to promoting the holistic development of every student and fostering a love for learning.

How to Apply: If you are ready to embark on an exciting outdoor education journey with our wonderful preparatory school in Reading, please click apply!!

Contract, Temporary
Start Date:
Contract Length:
4 months
Job Reference:
Job ID:
Less than 10

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