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Turriff Primary School Meadowbank Road Turriff, AB53 4WB
£3,913 - £4,185 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Part Time
5.5 hours per week

Job Description

Do you have experience of working with children and young people? Are you committed to improving outcomes for our most vulnerable children? Are you a creative, dynamic, hardworking team player with a passion for the outdoors? We are looking for a part-time Nature Nurture Practitioner.

Nature Nurture is a holistic therapeutic intervention that combines the theory and principles of nurture approaches that are widely promoted across Aberdeenshire, with the recognised benefits of outdoor learning and child-led play.

The purpose of this exciting new post is to deliver targeted Nature Nurture outdoor intervention work that aims to foster positive relationships, emotional resilience, and enhanced self-esteem and self-awareness for children aged 5-13 years.

Relevant experience is essential but nature nurture training will also be given. Please see attached job profile for essential criteria.

If you want to be part of a professional learning community that strives to make their school and the outcomes for pupils the best in Scotland, then come and join us.

This post is regulated work with Children and/or Protected Adults under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. The preferred candidate will be required to join the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update check. Where an individual has spent a continuous period of 3 months or more out with the UK in the last 5 years, an Overseas Criminal Record Check will be required. You will be required to provide this check. A confirmed offer of employment and commencement in the post will be subject to the outcome of both these pre-employment checks being deemed satisfactory.

This post has a minimum requirement of two references, one of these must be your current or most recent employer.

Fixed term for a period not exceeding 28 March 2025

Informal enquiries to: Fiona Eaton, tel: 01888 530855

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