At Kedleston Group, our vision is simple, every provision we operate will be recognised as ‘outstanding’ in every way.
We will never be the biggest, but we will lead, and others will follow.
About the role:
Closing date: 22 May
As Outdoor Education Tutor at Olsen House School, you will be an integral part of our team who put the children and young people at the heart of everything we do. You will be supporting the work of the senior leadership team to implement and deliver an appropriately broad, balanced, relevant and differentiated curriculum for students, focusing on all aspects of learning outside the classroom. You will contribute to raising standards of attainment and achievement by monitoring and supporting student progress in all aspects of their outdoor learning, including accreditation opportunities and facilitate outdoor learning experiences which engage our pupils, contribute to their health and wellbeing, and support engagement in more formal, on-site educational activities.
For this role, we are looking for someone who holds at least 3 of the following professional qualifications:
- BC Paddle sport Instructor
- RCI Assessed
- ERCA qualifications
- mountain leader qualification
- a nationally recognised walking/navigation qualification
- a nationally recognised mountain biking qualification
- archery GB instructor
- a recognised environmental qualification
- a recognised H&S qualification
- Qualified to deliver DofE to at least Bronze standard.
You will have the ability to inspire confidence in staff, students and parents and ideally, you will have experience of working with a range of young people in an outdoor context
and leading outdoor activities in a residential setting. We would love to hear from you if you share our passion and commitment to developing confident and capable young people by meeting their educational, health and social care needs in structured, nurturing school and home provisions.
Why work for us?
- a competitive salary and generous annual leave entitlement
- a comprehensive induction programme so you can hit the ground running
- continued professional development and training
- contributions to your pension
- a friendly, passionate team committed to getting the best outcomes for our young people
- £500 refer-a-friend bonus
- OFSTED bonuses
- life assurance
- cycle to work scheme and laptop loans
- discounts on cinema trips, electronics, fashion, home and garden, travel, groceries, gifts, utilities, health and fitness
- birthday treats
- long service and employee of the month awards
- employee assistance and counselling service, wellbeing support and advice
- optional flu jab
Olsen House School, part of Kedleston Group, is an independent specialist day school in Great Crosby, Liverpool, for children and young people aged between the ages of 7 and 16. Our school provides a safe learning environment for pupils with social, emotional and mental health (SEMH) with associated needs including attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), autism (ASC) and moderate and specific learning difficulties (LD).
We look for people to join our staff team who have the creativity and enthusiasm needed to deliver the best outcomes for the children and young people.
Kedleston Group Limited is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its children and young people and we expect all staff to share this commitment. Safeguarding is everyone’s responsibility. You will be expected to engage in annual safeguarding training, be familiar with key policies and ensure you know the steps to take should you be made aware of a safeguarding or child protection concern. You will remain vigilant and act swiftly if you have concerns about a child and be an appropriate role model for both children and colleagues at all times.
The successful candidate is required to provide references and will be expected to undertake an enhanced DBS check. We will ask you to complete a criminal self-declaration form, and we will conduct online searches for information that is publicly available. We are an equal opportunities employer welcoming applications from all sections of the community. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.
IMPORTANT NOTICE TO RECRUITMENT AGENCIES:
We prefer to hire people directly, but we do have a preferred supplier list for when we need a helping hand. We'll be in touch directly if we need you! Any unsolicited CV’s will be sent at the recruitment agency’s own risk and will be interpreted as ‘gifts’ and we have no liability to you for any fee or otherwise. We reserve the right to engage with candidates directly having not, in any way, entered into your terms and conditions for this vacancy. By submitting an unsolicited CV to us, or to any member of our staff, you accept these terms as the default position. If we require your assistance with any vacancy we will contact you.