Forest School Leader, Calderdale

Closing date:Expiring in 2 days

Akroydon Primary AcademyCalderdale

Date posted:
Start date: As soon as possible
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Scale 5. Actual starting salary: £18,264.13
Contract term: Permanent

Akroydon Primary Academy

Forest School Leader 

37 hours per week, term time plus 5 days

Scale 5. Actual starting salary: £18,264.13

Akroydon Primary Academy joined Trinity Multi-Academy Trust in February 2017.  We share the vision of all schools in the trust, which is to ensure that each and every one of our children receive an education that sets them on the path for life-long success.

We achieve this through ensuring that children are educated in an environment that is inspiring and nurturing so that they can achieve more.  We have exciting plans for our growth and continued improvement and this is an excellent opportunity to be part of our academy community.

We have benefited greatly from being part of Trinity MAT, in our first full year in the trust we have improved our headline measure (percentage of pupils achieving ARE in RWM), by 37% (from 25% to 62%).  These outcomes make the academy the second most improved primary school, out of more than 100, in Calderdale.   

We are currently looking for an energetic and enthusiastic Forest School Leader to develop our outdoor curriculum across the academy. The successful candidate will have a passion for engaging children with the natural world and have the ability to inspire and encourage, whilst setting good clear boundaries. 

The ability to work within a team and inspire your colleagues is essential, but it's important that you can use your own initiative and are able to plan and deliver an exciting curriculum for our students. It is essential that you hold a Forest School Level 3 certification and have previous experience in leading outdoor education sessions.  

You must be fully committed to optimising the opportunities that are available to children and young people, secure in the knowledge that you will be joining an ambitious and forward-thinking primary academy that is part of a growing Academy Trust.

Start date: as soon as possible 

Closing date: noon on 22 March 2019 

Interviews: to be confirmed 

Apply now! For further information on this role, the benefits of working for the trust and how to apply, visit our recruitment website; www.trinitymat.org/all-vacancies. Here you can also view our Staff Prospectus.

Trinity Multi-Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are made subject to an enhanced DBS check. We are an equal opportunities employer and want our staff profile to reflect the community we serve.




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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 11 years
Address: Rawson Street North, Boothtown Road, Halifax, West Yorkshire, HX3 6PU, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1422 351291
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Akroydon Primary Academy aims to provide the best possible education to our students. To do this, we want to attract and retain the best possible staff to work in a committed, passionate and dedicated team.  

Akroydon is a two form entry school ...