Learning Officer

Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust

Slimbridge, Gloucestershire
£20,545 pa

Paid • Full Time • Permanent

www.wwt.org.uk recruitment@wwt.org.uk Recruitment Team

Sectors: environmental education, conservation & wildlife

Closing date: Sunday, 27th October 2019  


The Learning team at WWT Slimbridge has an excellent reputation for its outdoor, enquiry based, interactive learning sessions. Coupled with the Centre’s renowned collection of birds, mammals and amphibians, visits are even more memorable, enjoyable and educationally sound. As part of the team you will assist with the development, delivery and evaluation of our varied learning sessions. You will also assist with the development, delivery and evaluation of Centre’s informal learning events calendar during weekends and school holidays.

Other duties include taking and managing bookings, assisting with pre-visits and teacher taster events, facilitating the Centre’s work experience and Duke of Edinburgh Bronze award programmes and carrying out simple maintenance tasks within learning areas across the Centre.

The successful candidate should have the ability to communicate with people at all levels, knowledge of natural history / environmental / conservation issues and experience of delivering formal learning sessions is desirable. Please note that regular weekend working and bank holidays are a requirement of this role.

The Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust (WWT) is a conservation charity that protects wetlands for wildlife and people. We conserve, restore and create wetlands. We are pioneers in saving wetland wildlife, both in the UK and around the world. At our 10 UK sites around a million visitors a year engage with wetland nature. We work internationally in key global wetland areas, balancing conservation with sustainable livelihoods and influencing national and international conservation policies.

In return for your hard work and dedication you’ll enjoy a wide range of benefits including:

  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays increasing to 30 days after 5 years’ service
  • Contributory pension scheme (conditions apply)
  • Life assurance
  • Free car parking and secure bike storage areas
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Free entry to all our centres

Appointment to this position is subject to the successful candidate receiving an enhanced disclosure and barred list check (child).

WWT is an equal opportunities employer and all applications will be considered solely on merit.

Interview Date: Wednesday 6th November


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