Full Time Lead Teacher for Outdoor Education | Fairmead School


Salary £32,566 (including allowances)

Fairmead School transforms the lives of young people aged between 4 and 19 years with additional learning needs (MLD and ASD).

We are looking to appoint a member of staff to develop and lead the Outdoor Education provision at Fairmead School, bringing added relevance and purpose to personalised curricula for small groups of students with complex learning needs and developmental gaps who require a more practical provision.

You will be required to:

  • To develop social communication and emotional resilience and unlock learning potential. 
  • To develop an inspirational Outdoor Education provision, in which sequential programmes – matched to individual ability – target growth in personal and emotional resilience and social communication and encourage risk-taking in a safe, controlled environment.
  • To Source/ manage necessary equipment and identify, risk assess and maintain appropriate locations to be able to deliver programmes in a range of outdoor adventurous areas such as (though not exclusively):
  • Bushcraft
  • Mountain Biking
  • Kayaking and Paddle-Boarding
  • Climbing

The successful candidates will join our committed, passionate and dedicated staff team and play an integral role in building an exhilarating future for our school community.

To obtain an application pack please view http://www.fairmeadschool.com/vacancies or contact SPhipps@fairmeadschool.com

Prospective candidates are warmly invited to visit our school; this can be arranged by contacting Mrs Berryman on 01935 421295 (appointments will be made for after 3.30pm).

Closing Date:  Monday 28th November – 12 noon        Interview Date: Thursday 1st December

NB: Fairmead School is committed to safeguarding the school community. All job applications must contain the disclosure of any spent convictions and cautions. The school will carry out pre-employment vetting procedures, which include the successful outcome of an enhanced DBS.


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