Outdoor Learning Officer

Essex Wildlife Trust

Brentwood, Essex
£22,500 rising to £23,000 pa on completion of probation

Paid • Full Time • Permanent

www.essexwt.org.uk jobs@essexwt.org.uk

Reference: OLOThr1

Sectors: environmental education, conservation & wildlife

Closing date: Tuesday, 23rd April 2019   4 days left

Essex Wildlife Trust is the county’s leading conservation charity. It has more than 37,000 members, manages and protects over 8,400 acres of land on 87 nature reserves and 2 nature parks and runs 11 visitor centres. The aim of Essex Wildlife Trust is to Protect Wildlife for the Future and for the People of Essex. It is supported financially by members, local businesses and grant making organisations. It is one of the largest of the 46 county wildlife trusts that work together throughout the British Isles as The Wildlife Trusts.

We are looking for a Forest School Level 3 trained Outdoor Learning Officer to plan and deliver sessions out at schools; support education officers at busy times at centres in South Essex. You will also be planning and running regular events and birthday parties on weekends and during school holidays one day a week at Thorndon Country Park. This role will be based at Thorndon Country Park with extensive travel mainly in the South Essex area.

We work with school groups from Early Years to A level delivering interesting and engaging outdoor education; we offer Forest School sessions; we run popular outdoor themed birthday parties and we run exciting and varied events for a wide range of audiences. If you think you have the skills and knowledge we are looking for we can’t wait to hear from you.

Please note that an enhanced DBS check is required for this post.

Closing date: Tuesday 23rd April, Midday

Interview date: Thursday 2nd May & Wednesday 3rd May

How to apply: See downloads below for more information

Please return your application to jobs@essexwt.org.uk

For further information please contact Laura Harvey Outdoor Learning Manager on 01621 862960 or learnoutdoors@essexwt.org.uk.

Essex Wildlife Trust aims to employ a diverse body of people with different perspectives, values and attitudes. We seek to promote an inclusive environment where differences are shared and valued; unfair treatment or discrimination is challenged; and everyone is able to reach their full potential.

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