Education Officers - Seasonal & Sessional

Berks, Bucks & Oxon Wildlife Trust

Maidenhead, Berkshire
Seasonal £20,987 pa / Sessional £11.70/hour

Paid • Full or Part Time • Fixed Term Contract

Sectors: environmental education, conservation & wildlife

Closing date: Not specified, apply soon!

Education Officers

Full-time Seasonal and part-time Permanent Roles Available

We are looking for an outgoing, knowledgeable educator to be our Seasonal Education Officer to help deliver our schools and events programmes at Woolley Firs Environmental Education Centre during the busy spring and summer seasons (six month contract, March-August, 5 days/week).

We also have flexible contract opportunities as Sessional Education Officer for outgoing, knowledgeable educators to lead sessions with children. These sessions will usually be based at our education centre near Maidenhead, but could also include leading sessions at our other education centres in Thatcham, Abingdon and Tring on days to suit you.

Successful candidates for both the above roles will have excellent communication skills, experience delivering environmental education activities to Primary-aged children and will have a good knowledge of wildlife and habitats.

This post will be DBS checked at enhanced level. A criminal conviction will not necessarily be a bar to obtaining the position. BBOWT will not unfairly discriminate on the basis of criminal convictions. BBOWT’s policy regarding this matter and the Disclosure and Barring Service Code of Practice are available on request.

The Berks, Bucks & Oxon Wildlife Trust is a membership-based voluntary organisation, managing over 80 nature reserves, influencing land management and educating and encouraging all sectors of the community to care for local wildlife.

The closing time and date for applications is 9.00am on Friday 31st January 2020.

Interviews will be on Friday 7th February at Woolley Firs, Maidenhead. Please ensure you state which role(s) you are applying for in the application and complete the form in accordance with the corresponding job description.

For full details on how to apply for the post, please visit our website: email: or phone 01865 775 476.

Please note that CVs will not be accepted and only successful applicants will be notified.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

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