Forest School Practitioner/Lead – closing date 14th September 2022

Forest School Practitioner (Lead)

holding a minimum of an accredited Level 3 Forest School qualification

(Grade 5)

Actual salary £4,300 to £4,564 p.a.

(Full-Time Equivalent Salary £20,043 – £21,269)

Fixed Term to July 2023, Part-Time Contract, Term Time only based on 39.02 weeks per year (term time plus five INSET days)

The school seeks to appoint a qualified Forest School Practitioner, with an up-to-date first aid qualification, which includes paediatric and outdoor elements, to lead a range of Forest School activities at Henry Chadwick Primary School.  Duties will include planning and leading Forest School for children across all year groups, including nursery, setting up and clearing away, supervising children as part of Forest School sessions, preparing and maintaining Forest School general equipment and resources.  The successful candidate will support the school’s overall provision for children in school as part of a broad and balanced curriculum.

Hours: Part-time 9 hours (three afternoons, currently Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays) three hours per day – 12.30pm to 3.30pm. 

This position can be combined with one of the TA positions, currently being advertised, for suitably qualified candidates.  Please indicate on the application form if this is the case.

Completed application forms should be returned electronically to 

The closing date for applications is 9am on the 14th September 2022 

Interviews for shortlisted candidates will be held during the afternoon of the 21st September 2022

This School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This position is subject to an enhanced criminal record check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly CRB) which will require you to disclose details of all unspent and unfiltered spent reprimands, formal warnings, cautions and convictions in your application form.