Coldfall Primary School – Green/Sustainability Teacher

Part Time 0.6 Monday to Wednesday (possibility of Full Time from November)

Salary: Main scale/UPS

Start: September 2022

Our aims and ambitions for our children at Coldfall are timeless. They are rooted in idealism and morality. We aim to empower children so that they can thrive and flourish now, and in their futures.

  • We will teach our children to:
  • Be upstanders and Activists
  • Be environmentally aware and responsible
  • Respect, celebrate, include and learn from a diverse range of people, cultures, and backgrounds
  • Embody the school’s values for living

At Coldfall we are committed to ensuring that our children are taught to lead environmentally responsible lives and that they can be activists who make a difference locally and globally. The role of the green/sustainability teacher is central to these ambitions.

The successful candidate will have a deep commitment to protecting and preserving the environment as well as a passion for educating our children about how they can contribute meaningfully to this. We are committed to supporting the successful candidate to receive the relevant outdoor/Forest Schools training and/or may consider applications from non-teachers who have the relevant Forest Schools accreditation.

If you share this passion and want to be part of a vibrant, dedicated team of professionals who put the children at the heart of all we do we would love to hear from you.

Key responsibilities:

  • Plan and teach stimulating and engaging outdoor lessons that instil a love for nature and their local environment
  • To oversee and co-ordinate the use of the school grounds and allotment to deliver the science curriculum
  • Contribute to the identification and planning of outdoor learning activities to consolidate and extend work carried out in class
  • To lead assemblies on the Green theme (Switch-Off Fortnight, Walk to School Week, Earth Hour, etc.)
  • To lead on the planning and building of the school’s sensory garden project
  • Support pupils with activities that develop literacy and numeracy skills
  • To provide inset/training consistent with the role as required
  • Develop the school’s travel plan and lead the travel ambassador children’s group and maintain the school’s gold status

Please telephone the school office on 0208 8830608 or email to book an appointment and/or to request an application form.

Deadline for applications: Friday 1st July 12pm (noon). These should be emailed to . CVs and letters of application will not be accepted.

School visits welcomed: Monday 27th June at 4.00pm

Interviews: Thursday 7th July

Coldfall Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Appointment to this post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check (DBS) as well as other pre-appointment checks outlined in Keeping Children Safe in Education (September 2021).

At Coldfall we ensure fairness and equal opportunities throughout our staff team and welcome applications from suitably skilled candidates regardless of ethnicity, gender, disability, sexuality, religion or age.

Coldfall is an actively anti-racist school.