Education and Engagement Officer

Ribble Rivers Trust

Clitheroe, Lancashire
£23,000 (pro rata)

Paid • Full or Part Time • Fixed Term Contract 01200 444452 Charlotte Ireland

Sectors: environmental education, conservation & wildlife, water & hydrology

Closing date: Monday, 3rd February 2020   6 days left

Ribble Rivers Trust (RRT) is the lead partner for Ribble Life Together (RLT), a catchment scale programme delivering a range of projects and activities to improve the condition, management, knowledge and awareness of the Ribble Catchment and its natural heritage. RLT brings together over 20 stakeholder and interest groups to develop and deliver a catchment action plan that will bring immediate and lasting benefits for people and the environment.

Education and engagement are two of the most important activities we deliver. Over many years, RRT has successfully developed and delivered a range of sessions that meet the needs of teachers, learners and the national curriculum – highlighting rivers as a key habitat and landscape feature. Since 2017 we have worked with over 50 schools and engaged over 3300 pupils. In recent years we have also expanded our engagement activities to include community consultation, events and guided walks, interpretation materials, art projects, short films and other digital and interactive media projects.

We are looking to recruit an Education & Engagement Officer who will be a confident and clear communicator with experience in directly delivering environmental education & engagement activities both in and out of education settings and with community groups. Leading on our work with schools in priority locations across the catchment the Education & Engagement Officer will deliver our education programme, using feedback and evaluation techniques to ensure we continue to improve and develop what we offer.

For more information and to apply for this vacancy please visit our website-

Please note: successful candidates will have experience of delivering similar projects and activities ensuring both the projects, activities and outcomes are communicated effectively to a wide audience. The successful candidate will be required to undertake an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Applicants must use the application form provided, CVs will not be accepted. The deadline for applications is 9am on Monday 3rd February 2020. Interviews will take place during the week commencing Monday 10th February 2020.

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