Outdoor Learning Tutor
Primary School Outdoor Learning Tutor
Are you passionate about child development and the outdoors?
Ignite UP are currently looking for tutors to join our team for September 2016 in the following areas:
Cardiff, RCT and Caerphilly.
We are looking for creative, proactive and passionate individuals who want to begin a career working in Primary schools, or compliment current part-time primary school work.
We are delivering an outdoor learning programme to schools focused on the John Muir Award, linked to the curriculum. If you are passionate about outdoor learning and child-led teaching then this is a fantastic opportunity for you.
Who Are Ignite UP?
Ignite UP was formed in 2014 as the sister to Cyfleon, our social enterprise focussing on outdoor eduction and training. As a provider of Forest School and Early Years training we also practice what we preach by delivering programmes to schools and community groups; all focused on inspiring and engaging children in learning outdoors.
What does an Outdoor Learning Tutor do?
You will be expected to deliver a 11 week programme to primary age children all within the 4 challenges of the John Muir Discovery Award. (see John Muir Trust Award).
This inspirational environmental education award has 4 challenges at its heart, to be completed over 40 hours. You will lead sessions of up to 20 children taking them outside for:
Messy Maths, Forest School, STEM and Art activities. The programme culminates in a parent -teach, where you will help the children plan a session for their parents to come in and become the students for a session.
We are sourcing placements in schools across South Wales.
Ideal opportunities for part-time HLTA’s or education degree students.
A Level 3 teaching qualification or be working towards.
Forest school or NGB outdoor based qualification.
First Aid certificate.
Experience of working with primary age children .
What do you get in return?
£35 / half-day+ travel expenses. Full training on the award provided.
Apply today by sending your application in today
Job Type: Casual/Part-time