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We are currently recruiting for a Outdoor & Nature Based Learning Lead (Thrive Outdoors), Professional Development Manager (Thrive Outdoors) and Performance and Impacts Advisor (Support in the Right Direction). 

Outdoor & Nature Based Learning Lead (Thrive Outdoors)

We are looking for an individual who is passionate and experienced in outdoor play and learning to join the Thrive Outdoors team. With great interpersonal skills, this person will be able to inspire and enthuse on the benefits on outdoor play and learning and support teams in their efforts to develop outdoor pedagogy in their setting. Experience in designing and delivering professional development / CPD opportunities would be beneficial.

Full time: 35 hours per week

Deadline for applications: 7th June 2024 5pm

Interviews will be held: 12th June 2024

Access the full job description here.

Apply for the role here

If you would like to discuss the role informally – please contact Mairi Ferris at mairi@inspiringscotland.org.uk

Professional Development Manager (Thrive Outdoors)

We are seeking a senior manager with significant experience in supporting the development of quality pedagogy in Early Learning and Childcare. This role will lead on the quality and development of Willow Den Scotland’s two outdoor nursery settings, Inspiring Scotland’s subsidiary company. Working with the nursery managers, the post holder will support the settings to deliver the highest possible quality in outdoor provision. You will also use this experience and passion to work with Thrive Outdoors colleagues to develop, extend and deliver an inspiring programme of leadership and professional development for the outdoor play and learning sector in Scotland.

Part time: 21 hours per week

Deadline for applications: 31st May 2024 5pm

Interviews will be held: 6th June 2024

Access the full job description here.

Apply for the role here

If you would like to discuss the role informally – please contact Mairi Ferris at mairi@inspiringscotland.org.uk

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One of the main reasons for Inspiring Scotland’s success is our people, who have been attracted from roles across the private, public and third sectors by the opportunity to make a difference and work for an organisation that is forward thinking, and people focused.

We believe that providing job satisfaction and a work-life balance for our staff is the right thing to do and flexible working is an option for every employee. This has been recognised through winning numerous industry awards including the Institute of Directors Award for Family Friendly and Flexible Working Scotland and the UK’s most Family Friendly Third Sector Employer. 

Find out more about Inspiring Scotland’s values and the way we create a positive and flexible working environment where the resources, talent and skills of all employees are maximised

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