Education, Employment and Skills
Operational Lead – Outdoor Learning
Nell Bank Outdoor Education Centre
SO1/2 – £26,470 to £30,756
1 x 37 hours
Based at Nell Bank Outdoor Education Centre
Bradford Council is looking to recruit an Operational Lead for the Nell Bank Outdoor Education Centre in Ilkley. This post will manage and lead the delivery and development of the outstanding and innovative outdoor learning offer from the Centre.
The post holder will be responsible for leading all aspects of the outdoor learning offer from the Centre, ensuring there are clear curriculum links and delivery is in line with statutory guidance and best practice.
The successful candidate will work alongside the Head of Centre, other key stakeholders and centre users to ensure a joined up, exciting, flexible and innovative learning offer that increases the customer base, turnover and profitability, making best use of the Outdoor Centre.
The successful candidate will have:
Teaching Qualification or relevant Level 3 outdoor leadership qualification (s)
First aid qualification (min 16 hours learning with Basic Life Support)
3 years experience managing day and/or residential outdoor learning provision
Experience of managing and supervising staff and the ability to provide inspirational leadership to your team.
The flair and initiative needed to deliver and develop curriculum based learning and outdoor activity programmes
An excellent knowledge of education curriculums and the opportunities outdoor education offers to enhance pupil / student learning.
Sound understanding of safety polices, procedures and regulations, including risk management in outdoor learning environments
A good breadth of knowledge and working practice of compliance with national guidance and statutory compliance, for the delivery of outdoor learning
The ability to build and develop the service working in partnership with others.
An enhanced disclosure check with the Disclosure & Barring Service will be required.
Potential candidates are invited to attend the Nell Bank Outdoor Education Centre for an informal visit on Saturday 22nd September. Please book an appointment with firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing Date for applications: Friday 12th October 2018
Interviews: Week commencing 22nd October 2018
Telephone: 01943 602032