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Outdoor Learning Development Coordinator (Full Time) - Rowdeford Special School (Wiltshire)

Outdoor Learning Development Coordinator – Full Time

Rowdeford Special School


NOR 137



Rowdeford is an exceptional, forward-looking, co-educational special school for pupils aged

11-16 with Complex Learning, Communication and Interaction difficulties. The school is set within beautiful and extensive grounds affording exciting opportunities for Learning Outside the Classroom (LOtC).


Our motto ‘Living and Learning Together’ is at the heart of everything we do, as we strive for the best possible future for the special young people in our care.


Required from September 2019

Outdoor Learning Development Coordinator – Full Time



An exciting and unique opportunity has arisen to join Rowdeford School to lead the Outdoor Learning Team.  We are looking for an enthusiastic, self-motivated and hard-working teacher, who has a genuine passion for working with pupils with special needs.


The successful candidate will need to lead, promote, manage and support Learning Outside the Classroom (LOtC), and Outdoor and Environmental Learning initiatives across the school. They will develop a financially sustainable Outdoor Learning Campus, lead and manage the Alternative Provision programme delivered to mainstream students at Rowdeford (PLUS students), and lead, teach and assess courses in land-based learning.  They will also possess experience of supporting the development of students’ personal, social and communication skills, both in and out of the classroom.


A knowledge of leading and assessing The Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme up to Silver level is highly desirable.


They will be an important member of the middle leadership team.


Visits to the school are encouraged and warmly welcomed by prior arrangement.  


Please note that this appointment is subject to enhanced DBS, medical and reference checks.

Rowdeford School is committed to Equal Opportunities and to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its pupils.


Please visit our website for full details and an application pack. Alternatively, please email  Completed applications should be returned by 12 noon on Tuesday 23rd April 2019.  Short-listed applicants will be contacted by e-mail by Friday 26th April 2019 – if you do not hear from us by then, please assume that your application has not been successful on this occasion.

Interviews will be held week beginning 29th April 2019


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