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Part Time Outdoor Learning Assistant - Nottingham
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Part Time Outdoor Learning Assistant - Nottingham

Location: Nottingham Girls' High School

Contract: Part-time (0.6), Full-Year

Salary: GDST Support Grade 3 - £22,500 - £25,500 pro rata.

Start date: January 2023

The role:

We are looking to appoint a well organised, creative outdoor learning enthusiast to join our friendly and busy Outdoor Learning Department.  Reporting to and working alongside the Head of Outdoor Learning, you will be responsible for assisting with the day to day running of the department and act as the focal point and co-ordinator of the Duke of Edinburgh (DofE) award scheme. Additionally, you will support the planning and delivery of a multi-faceted Outdoor Learning enrichment and curriculum programme.

Events and activities may be on or off site and some, will include some weekends away at peak times mostly, as part of the DofE programme but in a pastoral role.  You must therefore be able to work flexibly and manage your time accordingly.  Whilst we are not expecting you to be an Outdoor Learning expert, we seek someone with an enthusiastic and proactive approach who enjoys working outdoors, wishes to learn and maintains a good level of physical fitness, given the nature of the job.

About the School:

Nottingham Girls’ High School is one of the country’s leading independent day schools for girls from Nursery through to Year 13.   The school offers strong professional development programme, excellent facilities and ICT resources and a friendly and supportive working environment.


As part of the GDST, the UK's leading network of independent girls' schools, we can offer a variety of benefits, such as:

  • Competitive salaries and pay progression
  • Access to extensive professional development opportunities
  • Training grants for qualifications
  • Generous pension scheme
  • 30 days’ holiday plus Bank Holidays (pro rata)
  • Free lunch during term-time
  • Free life assurance benefit
  • A discount of up to 50% on fees for children at GDST schools
  • Interest free loans for training, computer purchase loans and travel season ticket loans
  • A Cycle to Work scheme
  • Competitive terms and conditions of employment

Closing date: 9.00 am Friday 6 January 2023.

Interviews: Thursday 19 January 2023.

We will wish to take up references on all shortlisted candidates.

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The GDST is committed to diversity, inclusion and real change: a family where every individual is valued, respected and included.  We are committed to the safeguarding of children and child protection screening will apply to this post.  Online checks are carried out prior to offer of employment.


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