Ruskin Mill Trust provides Specialist Independent Education to children and young adults with complex needs including learning difficulties, autistic spectrum conditions and disabilities. Our unique method of Practical Skills and Therapeutic Education helps learners overcome barriers to learning, become skilled and contribute to community
We are currently seeking a Farming Tutor for
£20,029 – £29,990 per annum – 40 hours per week, 52 weeks per year
Starting salary will be dependent on qualifications and experience
An exciting newly developed post has become available to help establish and run a farm based learning programme for children and young people with complex learning needs at Sunfield School and Children’s Home. The successful candidate’s daily work will be carried out entirely on Sunfield School Farm, a 52 acre (21ha) site in Clent, near Stourbridge, West Midlands. The farm is currently in conversion to biodynamics and is central to the re-envisioning of the school’s therapeutic educational offer (PSTE).
We are looking for a skilled, organised and motivated person, with experience of working in farming & livestock care. The candidate will also ideally have some experience of teaching and/or working with groups with differing needs.
The post holder will be expected to embrace, articulate and work with the Trust’s objectives, vision, values, purpose and method, ensuring that the Trust’s paradigm of biodynamic agriculture, Anthroposophical medicine and practical skills education, which is informed by Steiner Education, is maintained, implemented and integrated within the provision of the School.
The role offers a great opportunity to the right candidate:
Closing date: Monday 9th September 2019
We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if a suitable candidate is found.
For further information and to apply visit www.sunfield.org.uk or contact the HR Team on 01562 882 253 (switchboard).
Alternatively please complete an application form (sorry no CV’s or Agencies) by “clicking” on the links below, which includes information on how to complete your application form.
This post is subject to satisfactory references, an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check for both Adults and Children, medical check, evidence of qualifications, plus verification of the right to work in the UK.
Sunfield Children’s Home is a registered charity (No. 527522) and an equal opportunities employer. Sunfield is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.