Senior Project Officer - School Green Gym

The Conservation Volunteers

Kilmarnock, East Ayrshire
£19,500 - £21,500 pa

Paid • Full Time • Fixed Term Contract 01302388878 Amy Styles

Reference: spoeayr

Sectors: environmental education, conservation & wildlife

Closing date: Thursday, 5th March 2020  

Every day TCV works across the UK to create healthier and happier communities for everyone - communities where our activities have a lasting impact on people's health, prospects and outdoor places.

TCV is looking for a Senior Project Officer to coordinate and deliver five Green Gyms in primary and secondary schools in East Ayrshire.

The successful candidate will work with a range of pupils to get them outdoors and active through growing projects and conservation work to improve their school grounds whilst improving their health and wellbeing as part of the school’s attainment programme. The Senior Project Officer will also work with teachers and deliver training to support their use of the outdoor spaces during and after the project.

The project is delivered through a combination of funding through the Attainment fund and the Children’s Lottery. The role is offered as a 6 month, fixed-term contract. Some weekend and evening work may be required for which TOIL can be arranged.

Benefits & Holidays:

  • 25 days per year and rising one day per year of service up to 30 days, plus all public holidays.
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • EAP programme
  • IMHRplus Online Reward portal

For more information and to apply, please visit our website.

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