Environmental Education Officer (Oxon)

Berks, Bucks & Oxon Wildlife Trust (BBOWT)

Milton Park Estate, Near Didcot
£20,172 pa

Paid • Full Time • Fixed Term Contract


Sectors: environmental education, conservation & wildlife

Closing date: Tuesday, 27th February 2018   4 days left

Full-time, fixed term contract for 1 year

The Berks, Bucks & Oxon Wildlife Trust is a membership-based voluntary organisation, managing over 80 nature reserves, influencing land management and educating and encouraging all sectors of the community to care for local wildlife.

We are looking for an outgoing and knowledgeable educator to join our Oxfordshire team. The team’s operational remit is broad, and includes nature reserve management, environmental education, community and urban wildlife projects, landscape ecology and wider countryside initiatives including planning and development advice. This is an exciting opportunity, arising from a staff secondment, to play a key role in our thriving environmental education centre.

The successful applicant will have excellent communication skills and experience of delivering environmental education activities to primary school-aged children. You will also have an innate passion for the natural environment and a good general knowledge of wildlife and habitats. Sessions will usually be based at Sutton Courtenay, but travel to schools and events around Oxfordshire will also be necessary. As Environmental Education Officer you will have the enthusiasm to work flexibly within the wider team to help us achieve the Trust’s vision of an environment rich in wildlife, valued by all.

For full details on how to apply for the post, please visit our website

CVs will not be accepted. Please note that only successful applicants will be notified.

The closing date for applications is 9am 27 February 2018.

Interviews will be held at Sutton Courtenay Environmental Education Centre on 13 March 2018.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

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