Ruth StreetQualifications

  • Geography A level
  • B.Ed (2nd Class Honours); Subjects: Geography and Education
  • Full driving licence
  • Outdoor First Aid trained
  • Level 3 Forest School Leader
  • Level 2 Outdoor Food Hygiene Certificate
  • WSCC approved provider of outdoor learning in West Sussex
  • Enhanced DBS certificate number 001457455594

Classroom teaching

  • Taught Key Stage 1 in various local schools including Edward Bryant Primary School and Rose Green Infant School
  • Supply teacher for a number of years covering Key Stage 1 and 2

Field teaching

  • Planning & liaising with teachers
  • Preparing teaching notes
  • Designing new programmes to meet curriculum requirements
  • Teaching groups of 5 – 18+ year olds
  • Designing age appropriate activities
  • Creating resources
  • Managing health and safety including writing risk assessments
  • School visits
  • Record keeping

Resource development

  • Website resources. Production of virtual field trips, other online pages and online games for education website.
  • Worksheets and activities for all ages
  • Display material for public exhibitions
  • PowerPoint presentations
  • Species ID sheets
  • Maps
  • INSET training
  • Schools workshops – migration and rivers

Project management

  • Greenshank project (bird migration). Researching, writing and producing schools-based educational material for use on-site and online
  • Gifted and Talented Programme - Managing all aspects of providing intellectually challenging enrichment days for gifted and talented children from across West Sussex, including programme writing and delivery, team management, administration and budget management
  • Streamers - Working with local primary schools to monitor water quality in the local streams to understand the importance of wetland habitats
  • After School Wildlife Clubs - Organising, planning, running and budget management of clubs for local schools

Partnerships

  • Chidham School - Worked with the school to embed knowledge and understanding of Chichester Harbour into the school curriculum so that each child has a thorough appreciation of the importance of their local environment by the time they leave school.
  • Arundel Wetland Centre - Sale of my children’s information book on water voles and children’s activities
  • Chichester University - Contributed to the outdoor learning programme
  • Chichester Canal - Researched, designed, wrote the text and did most of the photography for 12 interpretation boards along the length of the canal.
  • Chichester Canal Visitor Centre - Designed and produced the displays for the new visitor centre at the Canal Basin, which provide information about the history and wildlife of the canal. Designed and produced a walk leaflet with points of interest for all ages.
  • Arun Biodiversity Forum and Arun District Council - Providing outdoor learning sessions in Hotham Park’s renovated Discovery Garden

Customer Testimonials

Qualifications and Experience

Water Voles Book by Ruth Street

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