Outdoor learning & food growing practitioner

Website Grow To School

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  • About the Organisation:
    Grow to School CIC provides memorable learning experiences outdoors linked to schools’ curriculum. We specialise in curriculum based outdoor learning and food growing projects in any school grounds. In addition we offer high quality whole school continuous professional development.
  • Job Description:

    Do you have the skills to deliver a wide-ranging and varied schools outdoor learning and food growing programme?  Do you share our passion for helping children learn about and care for the natural environment? Do you want to be part of an exciting new team within a growing organisation?

    Location: West Yorkshire
    Salary: £21,937.50 pro rata

    Hours: Part time, 18.75 hours per week

    Contract: 12 month fixed term, term time only contract (potential to extend subject to funding)

    Grow to School CIC is a small but growing community interest company based in Huddersfield. The organisation delivers curriculum based outdoor learning and food growing sessions in primary schools across West Yorkshire.

    We are looking for an individual with experience of delivering whole class sessions, ideally in outdoor learning & food growing with an understanding of how this links to the current curriculum coupled with an ability to be adaptable and consult with teaching staff as well as working with parents, carers & grandparents at school community days. As a creative communicator you will be able to enthuse and inspire children & staff whilst building good relationships with schools and communities. You will be capable of working independently as part of a small team and demonstrate a committed, mature and flexible approach to your work.

    If you believe that you have the passion, commitment and skills to take this unique opportunity forward then we would like to hear from you.

    To apply for this part-time post, please email ama@growtoschool.co.uk sending your current CV and a supporting statement explaining how you believe your skills and experience match our requirements for the role, directly addressing the job description and person specification attached. Include the names and contact details of two people, at least one of whom should be a recent employer or contract holder, who are able to provide references relating to your work and on your suitability for this post

    Please use the email title Outdoor learning & food growing practitioner

    The closing date for applications is Midnight 14th February 2020

    Interviews Monday 2nd March

  • Location: West Yorkshire
  • Type: Full Time,Part Time
  • Salary: £21,937.50 pro rata
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  • Email: ama@growtoschool.co.uk
  • Organisation Name: Grow to School CIC
  • Organisation Phone Number: 07710084388
  • Organisation Address: 7 Lion Chambers, , ,
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