Education Officer (Maternity Cover)

Leicestershire and Rutland Wildlife Trust

£20,894 pa pro rata

Paid • Part Time • Fixed Term Contract

Sectors: environmental education, conservation & wildlife

Closing date: Sunday, 21st January 2018   Closes today

Education Officer (Maternity Cover)
Fixed term for minimum 12 months
£20,894 per annum pro rata
21 hours/week (including some weekends and evenings)

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a part time Education Officer - Maternity Cover at Leicestershire and Rutland Wildlife Trust to develop and deliver activities and initiatives for children and young people. The aim is to engage them with the natural environment and the issues affecting it.

This will principally involve developing and promoting the junior branch of the Trust – Wildlife Watch (groups and events). Also to support the delivery of the Trust’s EYFS, KS1 and KS2 Environmental Education Programme, Wild Tots and Forest School sessions.

Applicants should have experience of delivering informal environmental education, organising events, child welfare and safety and working in schools plus supervising and motivating volunteers. Forest School Leader – Level 3 qualification is desirable.

Leicestershire and Rutland Wildlife Trust is part of the national network of 47 Wildlife Trusts, with over 35 staff it plays a key role in conserving and enhancing the wildlife of Leicestershire and Rutland.

Closing date: Sunday 21st January 2018

Interviews will be held on Monday 5th February 2018 at The Old Mill, 9 Soar Lane, Leicester LE3 5DE.


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