Out There Out of School:Playworker/ Forest School Assistant

We are a small after school club, based in Brislington/St Anne’s, which places outdoor play and learning at the centre of what we do. We have a high regard for the Forest School Approach and spend the majority of the year outside (March – October), either in Nightingale Valley Woods, St Anne’s Woods or the local park.

We are looking for an exceptional Play Leader/Forest School Assistant to join our friendly team.

This role will suit someone with experience of working (outdoors) in a similar role, specifically with children aged 5-11 years old. Ideally you will have at least one year’s experience of working with children of primary age.

You will help deliver an outdoor, active, engaging session to primary aged children, alongside the session leader. You will also work as part of team to plan a weekly programme of forest school related activities.

You might hold a Forest School leader qualification or have experience of Forest School.  

Ideally, you will also have some experience of providing play opportunities in a more traditional play setting as we provide a range of activities throughout the winter months.

Hours: 14.45 -18.00 Tues-Thurs.  term time

This is a permanent post.

There will also be opportunities to work at our Forest School holiday club, which runs for most of the school holidays.

Rate of pay: £30.00 per session

For further information, and to request an application pack, please contact 07948 674811 or email info@outtherebristol.co.uk

Visits to the setting are highly encouraged.

Deadline for applications: 15.12.17

Interviews: Week commencing 18.12.17

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding. We have a robust set of procedures in place to ensure the culture of safeguarding within our setting is maintained. This post is subject to a satisfactory DBS check, two satisfactory references and completion of a probationary period.

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