Teaching Trees Programme Officer

Royal Forestry Society

Banbury, Oxfordshire
£22,400 for 28 hours/week

Paid • Part Time • Permanent

www.rfs.org.uk simon.lloyd@rfs.org.uk 01295678588 Simon Lloyd

Sectors: environmental education

Closing date: Monday, 8th October 2018  

Teaching Trees is the Royal Forestry Society’s (RFS) schools programme. Our mission is to connect primary school age children with local managed woodlands in order to teach them to value trees and woods for nature, timber and fun.

Teaching Trees is currently delivered by 11 freelance Education Officers to over 5,000 children a year across locations in England and Wales. The size and scope of the programme has grown significantly in recent years. Its focus on teacher-led, curriculum-linked learning is a unique contribution to children’s education and personal development.

We are seeking to appoint a Teaching Trees Programme Officer to manage and develop the programme. This part time position is an excellent opportunity for a high calibre individual with primary school, outdoor learning and management experience to make a real impact on the provision of woodland education and children’s understanding of woods .

Reporting to the Chief Executive, this role is responsible for managing the team of freelance Education Officers, supporting partnerships with other education providers, developing the offer and promoting the programme to schools.

Full details of the job and how to apply can be found on the RFS web site.

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