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  • Writer's pictureAlisdair Adams

Outdoor Learning Coordinator - Pilning, Bristol - £20,598 - £32,134

Call/email Ellie at Integritas for a full job description and an application form.

Position: Outdoor Learning Coordinator

Location: Pilning, Bristol

Annual Salary: £20,598 - £32,134

Hours: 40 hours per week

This school is part of a Group of over 26 SEN schools across the UK - the 5th largest provider of SEN education in the UK.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • Experience of working with children or young people with an Autistic Spectrum Condition and SEMH

  • Experience or knowledge of delivering provision through the EHCP process

  • Horticultural, gardening or permaculture design experience, with a focus on organic and sustainable growing methods.

  • Ability to create outdoor learning sessions around seasonal planning,

  • Plan, resource and deliver outdoor learning sessions with differentiated learning

  • Understanding of links between PSHE and outdoor learning

  • Ability to document and evaluate sessions

  • Previous experience of working with or teaching pupils in KS2 to KS5

  • Previous experience of working in an outdoor Learning context


  • Full training and continued support 

  • Opportunity to gain qualifications, which will be funded by the school!

  • Free lunch during your working day

  • Perkbox subscription

  • Life assurance and pension 

  • Car lease scheme 

  • Bike to work scheme  

  • Free parking   

  • Free membership to a Health cash back plan - Claim back money on services such as dental, optical, physio and many more.

The role:

As the Outdoor Learning Coordinator, you will have a passion for Outdoor Learning and will be an excellent team player. You should able to work independently but also collaboratively with colleagues.


The role will involve developing and delivering a scheme of work for Outdoor Learning and environmental sustainability on the school's Future Skills programme but also collaborative work with subject teachers to deliver outdoor sessions linked to subjects across the curriculum.


You will provide universal and targeted support for students between KS2 – KS5. This will involve planning, co-ordinating and delivering achievement opportunities which will work within the vision and values of the school.


You will provide support for the pupils and teachers – working collaboratively in the development of the outdoor education programme.


Key duties:

  • Developing and planning a dynamic, engaging and holistic outdoor learning curriculum that can be differentiated according to the age, stage and the specific needs of the students. 

  • Creating schemes of work that integrate horticulture, crop planning and organic growing, forest gardening, sustainable construction and infrastructure development, practical sustainability and other relevant outdoor learning activities.

  • Collaborating with teachers and other support staff to identify and create cross-curricular opportunities for outdoor learning.

  • Take lead on the School’s Eco-Schools Award group and accreditation.

  • Deliver Land-based units and relevant vocational qualifications as part of the schools BTEC vocational Award qualification.

  • Implementing and facilitating outdoor learning experiences that promote independence, creativity, and social interaction.

  • Providing guidance and support to teachers in incorporating outdoor learning opportunities and Eco-Schools links into their planning

  • Assessing and monitoring student progress in outdoor learning, providing feedback and adapting teaching strategies as needed.

Integritas Education Recruitment Ltd is acting as an employment business for this position.

Successful applicants will be subject to pre-employment safeguarding checks including an enhanced disclosure and barring service (DBS) check.

The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and we are therefore permitted to ask job applicants to declare all convictions and cautions (including those which are "spent" unless they are "protected" under the DBS filtering rules) in order to assess their suitability to work with children.

As a result of the volume of applications, If we have not contacted you within two weeks of your application being received, then regretfully your application will not be taken forward on this occasion.


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