Queen’s College, Taunton is one of the leading independent boarding schools based in the South West of the country, educating more than 600 boys and girls (day and boarding), aged 3 months to 18 years, (or educating day and boarding boys and girls aged 3 months to 18 years) and is part of the Methodist Independent Schools Trust.
Outdoor Education Senior Tutor
Generous benefits package including accommodation, if necessary.
We are looking to recruit an experienced and highly qualified outdoor practitioner to this exciting new role created within our thriving and innovative Outdoor Education department.
This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who has extensive experience in the outdoors (either school or centre based) to further their career in an educational setting that appreciates and values outdoor learning.
The ideal candidate will be capable of planning and delivering progressive, high quality Outdoor Learning to young people of all ages. This will include inclusive programmes for all as well as elite long-term performance development in climbing and paddlesport.
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They will need to be able to operate in a wide range of challenging environments both individually and as part of a team, whilst maintaining safety and inspiring young people to challenge themselves and take risks.
They will also need to manage and mentor staff, leading by example with exemplary practice, and a willingness to embrace new ideas as well as further their own professional development.
They will be involved in the strategic planning for the department and will lead regular residential outdoor activities and expeditions both in the UK and abroad.
A full job description and application form can be found at https://www.queenscollege.org.uk/vacancies/
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All applicants must complete the Queen’s College application form and completed forms should be emailed to email@example.com.
We do not accept CVs. No agencies please.
For further details about the role please contact Emily Turner, HR Manager firstname.lastname@example.org
Deadline for applications: Monday 12 February 2024
Interview date: Week commencing 19 February 2024
Queen’s College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. Successful applicants will undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post including checks with past employers and with the DBS. We embrace diversity and welcome applications from all sections of the community.