Education and Community Officer FTC

Essex Wildlife Trust

Hanningfield, Essex
£13,800 pa

Paid • Part Time • Fixed Term Contract

Reference: EDCOM3H12

Sectors: environmental education, conservation & wildlife

Closing date: Friday, 26th April 2019   7 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 part time, fixed term Education and Community Officer based at our busy Hanningfield Reservoir Visitor Centre to plan and deliver formal education on school days and run regular events and birthday parties on weekends and during school holidays.

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.

Working Hours: 22.5 hours per week

Closing date: 26th April 2019, 9am

Interview date: 9th May 2019 at Hanningfield

How to apply: Visit

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For further information please contact Laura Harvey Outdoor Learning Manager on 01621 862960 or

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.

Protecting Wildlife for the Future and for the People of Essex

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