John Muir Award Scotland Project Manager

John Muir Trust

Glasgow; with 1 day per week in Balloch, West Dunbartonshire
£21,000 - £23,000 pa (depending on experience)

Paid • Full Time • Fixed Term Contract

Sectors: environmental education, conservation & wildlife

Closing date: Monday, 6th August 2018  

The John Muir Award, the main engagement initiative of the John Muir Trust, is a leading environmental award scheme focused on wild places. With funding support from Scottish Natural Heritage and Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park Authority, we are recruiting a Scotland Project Manager. This post will build on a five-year partnership with the National Park and join an existing staff team to promote and develop the John Muir Award throughout Scotland.

The post-holder will manage and increase John Muir Award activity in Scotland, primarily with schools but also through the informal education sector. The role will be part of a team meeting specific Scottish Natural Heritage and Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park targets, and developing further links with the Scottish curriculum and learning sector.

Applicants must have 2 years project management experience in a relevant role, demonstrate understanding of formal and informal education systems in Scotland and have experience of working effectively with volunteers and young people. A flexible approach, strong organisational and interpersonal skills and an ability to work without supervision are essential. Links with environmental and outdoor learning approaches would be desirable.

Closing date: 5pm, 6th August 2018
Interview date: 14th August 2018

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