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Forest School Lead Halstead Essex

Job Details: Forest School Lead Halstead Essex

Are you passionate about outdoor education and inspiring young minds through nature? An exciting long-term supply and potential temp-to-perm opportunity has arisen for a dynamic and enthusiastic Forest School Lead to join a vibrant team in Halstead on a part-time basis.

About the Role:

As a Forest School Lead you will play a crucial role in delivering high-quality, engaging outdoor education sessions for children. Your main responsibilities will include:

– Planning, leading, and evaluating Forest School sessions
– Promoting a positive and inclusive learning environment
– Encouraging children’s curiosity, creativity, and love for the outdoors
– Ensuring the safety and well-being of all participants
– Collaborating with teachers and staff to integrate outdoor learning with the curriculum

Key Responsibilities:

– Develop and implement a variety of outdoor activities and lessons
– Foster an environment where children feel safe, supported, and excited to learn
– Monitor and assess children’s progress, adapting activities to meet individual needs
– Maintain equipment and resources, ensuring they are safe and suitable for use
– Uphold and promote the principles and ethos of Forest School education


– Forest School Lead qualification (Level 3 or equivalent)
– Experience working with children in an educational or outdoor setting
– Strong knowledge of outdoor learning principles and practices
– Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
– First Aid certification (or willingness to obtain)
– DBS check (or willingness to undergo a check)

What We Offer:

– Competitive salary
– Flexible working hours
– Opportunities for professional development
– Supportive and friendly working environment
– Chance to make a meaningful impact on children’s lives

Who are 4myschools?

4myschools is an education recruitment employment business who have been supplying schools with dedicated, outstanding teachers and support staff since the business opened in 2009.
We believe in working with our candidates. You have complete autonomy of when and where you want to work.
We give back! Every time a school uses 4myschools we give charitable donations for access to education. You can find out more about our giving back on our website: http://www.4myschools.org
4myschools have been awarded with the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) Audited in Education Gold Recruitment Standard. https://recawards.evessiocloud.com/recawards2023/en/page/hall-of-fame
We received a compliance score of 100%, for the 12th consecutive year.
The REC Gold Education Recruitment Standard certifies that 4myschools policies and procedures fully comply with all legal requirements.

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