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Outdoor Education Activities Coordinator - Bedford
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Outdoor Education Activities Coordinator - Bedford

Location: Bedford, Bedfordshire
Salary: £25,927 - £29,174
Closing date: 06/05/22


Outdoor Education Activities Coordinator at Sharnbrook Academy

MAT Grade 8, Points 19-24, £25,927 - £29,174 FTE

Fixed Term Contract to August 2023

37 hours per week, term-time working plus additional hours to fulfil the responsibility of the role.

This is an exciting opportunity for a qualified, committed and enthusiastic Outdoor Education professional to coordinate our outdoor education programme within the PE department and across the school. Working closely with the Head of PE and Deputy Principal in charge of curriculum, the successful candidate will continue to ensure that all of our students have access to the benefits of outdoor education and adventurous activity through the Duke of Edinburgh programme, PE curriculum, extra-curricular clubs and opportunities and bespoke programmes. If you are a well organised and capable team player with a passion to ensure that all young people can access outdoor education, then we would love to hear from you.

Sharnbrook Academy is part of the very successful Meridian Academies Trust. The school is located in attractive rural surroundings and provides excellent opportunities for young people. Our students engage fantastically in lessons, and their attitude to learning is exemplary and reflected in their achievements. Our education teams are committed, motivated and welcoming, and proud to be part of a consistently high achieving school that fully supports its staff.

We encourage enthusiastic and motivated candidates with a genuine commitment to educating young people to apply.

Normal working hours are 8.30 am-4.30 pm Monday to Thursday, 8.30am-3.30pm on Fridays, plus weekend, evening and school holiday work as required to supervise trips and to fulfil the responsibilities of the role. There is a need to work flexibly and outside normal working hours to meet school requirements.

A visit to the school and a conversation with the Principal, Clare Raku, prior to application is possible. Should you wish to arrange that please contact Lesley Howells, PA to the Academy Principal -

Closing date: Friday 6th May 2022 at 8am  

Interviews: w/c 9th May 2022

For further information on the role please visit the school website: Sharnbrook Academy

To apply for the position please visit Tes and complete the online application form: Outdoor Education Activities Coordinator, Sharnbrook - Tes Jobs

Applications from agencies and personal CVs will not be accepted.

Sharnbrook Academy reserves the right to either extend or reduce the vacancy window to that advertised depending on volume of applications received. We would therefore recommend early return of completed application form to avoid disappointment.

MAT are committed to celebrating the diversity of our people and communities and are proud to be an equal opportunities employer. All applicants will be considered, irrespective of age, disability, gender, gender identity, race or ethnicity, marital status, religion, sex or sexual orientation.

Meridian Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. Applicants will undergo appropriate child protection screening including checks with past employers, the Disclosure and Barring Service and the list of those prohibited from teaching or working within the profession.

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