Learning and Discovery Leader (Part Time)

Peak District National Park Authority

Peak District

Paid • Part Time • Fixed Term Contract


Sectors: environmental education

Closing date: Wednesday, 27th March 2019   4 days left

Do you have a passion for outdoor education and field studies? Can you help school groups and visitors discover and understand the special qualities of the Peak District National Park?

We are looking to recruit experienced outdoor educators to enable young people to discover the beautiful landscapes of the Peak District National Park. Our team delivers school visits from Nursery up to A-level also working with community groups and higher learning. We would like to hear from you if you enjoy working in a lively team, are able to inspire young people and meet the person specification for the role.

The following part time positions will be available starting in April 2019. Delivery will be principally during April – July and September – October. A degree of flexibility in line with school bookings is needed.

The roles will be based within one geographical area of the National Park, but will be expected to work up to 20% within the wider National Park. See below for information about each role.

Please see the website for more information on our school programmes www.peakdistrict.gov.uk/learning-about/education

Positions available:

1 contract based in our Western Hub: This will be mainly focused towards primary and EYFS delivery at Macclesfield Forest Classroom.

3 contracts based in our Central Hub: This will be mainly focused towards secondary delivery (Geography and Biology/Ecology) but with some primary delivery at our centres in the Hope valley, Edale, Goyt valley and North Lees.

All contracts will be:

  • 288 hours, equivalent to 48 days (based on an average 6hr day)
  • Including training and holiday allowance
  • Up to 20% of each contract will be in other locations with the National Park

Please note that a DBS check is required for these posts

For information and to apply visit www.peakdistrict.gov.uk 

For more information email learning.discovery@peakdistrict.gov.uk or call 01629 816373.

Closing date: 27 March 2019
Interviews: w/c 8 April 2019

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