Excellent opportunity for a Teacher of Teaching Assistant with strong knowledge of farming and Agriculture
Farm Manager/Land Based Studies Tutor
Salary: Grade 6/7 dependent on experience
37 hours, full time (annual leave to be taken during school holidays)
Are you passionate about outdoor learning?
Do you have the vision and ability to lead in the development of our new school farm?
Springwell Learning Community is seeking to appoint a Farm Manager/Land Based Studies Tutor to work in our new school farm/horticultural centre based at our Alternative Provision site in Kendray.
The successful candidate will take the lead role in the development and smooth running of the school farm. You will lead in creating a stimulating, safe and productive outside learning environment with responsibility for key elements including grounds and buildings maintenance, animal feed and welfare and lead on the development and delivery of an appropriate curriculum, working with different groups of children across all key stages.
Key aspects of the role:
• Coordinate and develop activities, events and programmes aimed at increasing and supporting sustainable participation and learner engagement
• Ensure the farm is kept in pristine condition, including the health and appearance of the animals
• Ordering and receiving delivery of appropriate stock
• Support the academy in its overall responsibility for the health and welfare of students in its care.
• Flexibility to work weekends as appropriate.
The successful candidate will have:
• Experience of working in a relevant field with a detailed working knowledge of farm management, gardening and associated areas
• The ability to plan and deliver engagement activity programmes that motivate and engage vulnerable children
• The ability to work imaginatively and supportively with teaching and support staff, colleagues in other agencies and parents/carers to obtain the best possible outcomes for our children
• The vision to develop the school’s farm and garden both in the short and long term
• A commitment to inclusive practices
• Energy, patience and a sense of humour
In order to be the successful candidate you do not need to be a qualified teacher. However, you will be expected to lead on the development and delivery of appropriate programmes and activities across all key stages. It is desirable that you will have experience of working with children or young people with a range of needs, including but not solely, social, emotional and mental health difficulties.
We actively encourage visits to the farm site in order to see first-hand the potential of this exciting opportunity. To make an appointment to visit or to arrange an informal chat about the post, please contact Jessica Galvin.
If you are interested in applying for this vacancy, please contact our recruitment partner, Jessica Galvin on 0114 217 1556 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The closing date for applications is Thursday 8th March 2018 at 12 noon – please return your completed forms to Jessica Galvin by this date if you wish to be considered for the post.
Interviews will be held shortly after.
|Office||Ruskin Buildings, Tudor Square, Sheffield,S1 2LA|
|Phone||0114 217 1556|
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