Are you passionate about getting young children outdoors as much a possible to seek out mini adventures and explore the natural world? Would you like to be a part of a passionate team of people who place outdoor play and learning at the heart of what we do?

We are an adventurous and progressive Forest School and Preschool that encourages children to tumble down mud slides, climb trees, help make a fire, build obstacle courses and revel in fresh air. We are looking for an experienced early years practitioner to join our team.

Our ideal candidate will be creative, high-energy, outstanding with children and dedicated to having fun. You will have knowledge of the Early Years Foundation Stage and be able to scaffold an environment for child-led, play-based learning.

Qualified Early Years Practitioner

Location: Stapleton or Brislington, Bristol TBC

Hours: 3 days a week (approx. 28 hours) Tues, Weds and Thurs plus PPA time

Term Time Only plus some holidays to work at our holiday club.

Start: 8.01.2019
Salary: Dependent on qualification and experience but between £10-£12.50 per hour.
Job requirements: Experience of working with children aged 2-5 years old and a minimum of level 3 in childcare or QTS is essential. Forest school or outdoor education experience is desirable but not essential. You’ll be flexible, with strong communication skills and the ability to work well in a team.

To apply please email to request an application form, person specification and job role.

To learn more about what we do at Out There Forest School and Kindergarten, feel free to find us on Facebook or try our website on

Should you have any questions about the role, we’d love to hear from you! Please phone Jenny on 07948 674811.


INTERVIEW DATE: 21.12.2018

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