Forest School Teaching Assistant, Wrexham Principal Area
Location: Wrexham Principal Area
Salary: £11.92 - 13 per hour
Start date: To be confirmed
Job Type: Temporary
Sector: Early Years Education
As a Forest School Teaching Assistant, you will play a pivotal role in facilitating engaging outdoor learning experiences for children at Nursery age. Working closely with experienced educators, you will assist with delivering hands-on, nature-based activities that foster creativity, curiosity, and a deep connection to the natural world.
The nursery is based in the Wrexhamarea, due to open May 2024. The working hours have been confirmed as full-time (7:30pm-5:45pm)
Support the lead educator in organising and supervising Forest School sessions.
Assist in setting up and maintaining a safe and stimulating outdoor learning environment.
Foster a sense of wonder and respect for nature through experiential learning opportunities.
Provide support and guidance to individual students, ensuring their well-being and development.
Previous experience working with children in an educational or outdoor setting is preferred.
Passion for nature conservation and outdoor education.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Ability to work collaboratively as part of a team.
Flexibility and adaptability to outdoor environments and changing weather conditions.
Relevant qualifications in education, childcare, or outdoor leadership are advantageous.
Benefits of working with New Directions:
A dedicated and expert Account Manager
Regular and varied supply work
Competitive rates of pay
Potential long-term roles
Full compliance with the Agency Workers Regulation (AWR)
A network of branches across the UK
One of the preferred suppliers to all 22 local authorities in Wales under the All Wales Framework Agreement
We are the major teaching supply agency for Welsh speaking teachers across Wales
Respected reputation across the education and recruitment industry
We are fully committed to the protection of children and vulnerable adults. All applicants must undertake a full enhanced DBS (formerly CRB) check.
New Directions Holding is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.