Seasonal Learning Assistant


WWT London Wetland Centre, Barnes
£11,229 - £11,812 (£18,715 - £19,700 FTE)

Paid • Part Time • Fixed Term Contract

Reference: SLA/LO

Sectors: environmental education, conservation & wildlife

Closing date: Wednesday, 24th January 2018   3 days left

Hours per week 22.5 Hours per week + overtime

Fixed term contract from March to September 2018

The Learning team at WWT London Wetland Centre has an excellent reputation for its lively, interactive, child-centred learning programmes. As a Learning Assistant, you will assist with the delivery of our varied school programmes, mainly at KS1 and KS2 levels, and the Centre’s family learning programme during weekends and school holidays. You’ll also have the chance to help with special events such as our summer Night Safaris.

The successful candidate will have excellent customer service skills, preferably gained within a visitor attraction, and experience within a teaching environment or other learning settings. The ability to communicate with people at all levels is essential. Knowledge of natural history / environmental / conservation issues is desirable.

Please note that regular weekend working and bank holidays are a requirement of this role.

The Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust (WWT) is a conservation charity that protects wetlands for wildlife and people. For 70 years we have been pioneers in saving threatened wetland wildlife across the globe and are experts in wetland management and creation. We work with communities living among some of the most vulnerable wetlands in the world, providing leadership and influence to create a sustainable future for our wetlands, their wildlife and the people who depend upon them. We believe that showing people first-hand how extraordinary wetlands are can ignite their passion to help us conserve them, so we provide amazing experiences at our unique UK wetland centres for over one million visitors every year.

In return for your hard work and dedication you’ll enjoy a wide range of benefits including:

  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays, pro rate
  • Contributory pension scheme (conditions apply)
  • Life assurance
  • Free parking
  • Child care voucher scheme
  • Free entry to all our centres

Appointment to this position is subject to the successful candidate receiving an enhanced disclosure and barred list check (child).

Interview date: 2nd February 2018

Registered Charity Number England & Wales, no 1030884 and Scotland, no SC039410

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