Position: Forest School Leader (Permanent)

Starting Date: ASAP

Salary: Negotiable depending on experience  

Hours: Part time/Full time (Term time only optional)


Areas of responsibilities and tasks:

To plan, develop and continue to establish the ‘Forest School area’ within ROEC, with guidance and support from the Leadership Team 

To plan, prepare and deliver a range of Forest School sessions supporting the entire programme of bookings

To liaise with staff prior to sessions to ensure plans are appropriate and all needs and expectations are met

Support Health & Safety requirements are met within the Forest School

To supervise and support clients with varying needs while delivering sessions

To create and maintain an engaging, fun and supportive environment, demonstrating flexibility in planning and running sessions in response to the varying/changing needs of the centre 

To ensure that all sessions are well prepared and risk assessed

To be aware of and comply with all Policies and Procedures (including an enhanced DBS check)

To participate in training and other learning activities/meetings as required

To administer basic first aid as the need arises and record

To observe confidentiality at all times

On occasion, to support or deliver farm activities (within training limits)

To support in the general safety and cleanliness of the centre

To undertake all duties reasonably requested by the Leadership Team 

Whilst every effort has been made to explain the main duties and responsibilities of the post, each individual task undertaken may not be identified