Part Time Forest Leader

(£13.46 per hour)
Hours: 2 days per week, Term-Time Only

Closing Date: 20/07/2018


Job Description

Brantridge School is a residential special school located in Staplefield, near Haywards Heath, designed to meet the educational, behavioural, care and therapeutic needs of up to 54 boys (age 6-13 years).  Our pupils have a range of special needs including Social, Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH) and Autistic Spectrum Conditions (ASC).

Brantridge School is a sponsored academy and part of the Orchard Hill College and Academy Trust (OHC&AT) family. As an outstanding provider and Academy sponsor, Orchard Hill College has a strong track record for making a positive impact within the local communities that it serves.

Brantridge School has established a strong reputation with children, parents and professionals alike in educating and caring for pupils with challenging behaviour and associated learning difficulties.  You will join a professional and dedicated educational team.

We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic Forest School Leader to teach our pupils. The successful candidate will have a commitment to developing outstanding practice and the desire to improve educational outcomes and life chances for our pupils.

Experience of working within a SEN setting is desirable but not essential. NQTs will be considered.

Application Guidance

Visits are warmly welcomed and encouraged, please contact the school office on 01444 400228 or schooloffice@brantridge-school.co.uk to make an appointment.

For further information please contact Diane Brazier, School Business Manager by telephone on 01444 400228 or email d.brazier@brantridge-school.co.uk.  To obtain an Application Form, please click here.

Please note that CV applications will not be considered.

Applications close: 9:00 am; Friday 20 July 2018

My son currently attends Brantridge School and is in your Year 5. He has progressed massively since starting here 2 1/2 years ago. - Parent

From my experience working with the school I have found them to have always been child focused and willing to adapt their provision to meet a child's specific needs. - Parent

The School is fantastic, with wonderful staff and facilities. - Parent

It took us two years to find a SEN school for our son. He has been going to Brantridge School since February and he has come on leaps and bounds. - Parent

My son started in September 2021 and he is very settled and understood by Brantridge School. - Parent

My son has done amazingly well since attending Brantridge. He has improved academically and grown in confidence. I could not have wished for a better school for him. - Parent

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