Nature Friendly Schools Officer x2

Yorkshire Wildlife Trust

Huddersfield and Doncaster
£26,200 pa pro rata

Paid • Full Time • Fixed Term Contract

Sectors: environmental education, conservation & wildlife

Closing date: Monday, 18th November 2019   6 days left

Nature Friendly Schools Officer x2 – 12 month Fixed Term Contract

£26200 p.a. pro rata plus up to 9% employee pension contribution

35 hours per week

Are you a keen advocate of the ‘Nature Matters’ message and share our vision for creating Living Landscapes and Living Seas? Do you want to make a positive difference to mental health and wellbeing of young people and children?

We are seeking to appoint a Nature Friendly Schools Officer at both Stirley Community Farm, Huddersfield and Potteric Carr Nature Reserve, Doncaster. The post holder will lead on delivery of the Yorkshire Wildlife Trust element of this exciting national project working with primary schools in the West Yorkshire or South Yorkshire region. The post holder will make a meaningful difference for the wellbeing and school attainment of primary school pupils across Yorkshire and increase their connection with nature.

This is a great opportunity for a passionate outdoor educator that has excellent communication skills to build relationships with teachers and school stakeholders and ensure the smooth running of this exciting project. You must have good knowledge of the English education system and the challenges faced by schools. Please note this post is subject to a DBS check.

See for more details or ring the office for an application pack: 01904 615583 or e-mail

Please note we don’t accept CVs

Closing date for receipt of completed application forms and accompanying equal opportunities monitoring form is 5pm Monday 18 November 2019.

Please note that applications received after the closing deadline will not be considered

Interviews: week commencing 25 November 2019

Yorkshire Wildlife Trust is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

No agencies

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