Wilder Learning Officer (15 hours/week)

Essex Wildlife Trust

£9,652 pa pro rata rising to £9,952 after probation

Paid • Part Time • Permanent


Sectors: environmental education, conservation & wildlife

Closing date: Tuesday, 5th July 2022   3 days left

In this part time (15 hours) position as Wilder Learning Officer you will be delivering wildlife and nature-based programmes to a diverse range of audiences to foster a deeper relation with the natural world and promote the work of Essex Wildlife Trust.

This role is a part time position at 15 hours per week, based at our Naze Nature Discovery Centre near Walton-on-the-Naze, the post holder will plan and deliver an engaging and inclusive programme of activities for children attending our Nature Babies, Nature Tots, Forest School, after school clubs, birthday parties and weekend and school holiday events. The role provides an exciting opportunity for someone who is passionate about making a real difference to wildlife and young people, joining a team that is the go-to organisation in Essex for formal and informal outdoor learning and helping to build our profile as the largest provider of county-based outdoor education.

You will work alongside our Wilder Learning colleagues at the Trust in a dynamic, inclusive, and inspiring environment. You will have highly developed organisational and relational skills, experience of leading groups in education-related activities, and an infectious, driven energy for our work. You will also have the same passion as us for widening access to nature. For further information about the role, the ‘role information pack’ can be found on our website.

Essex Wildlife Trust is committed to equal opportunities and maintaining a safe and secure environment for all children and young people. Therefore, the successful applicant for this position will be subject to pre-employment checks including a Disclosure and Barring Service check.

Essex Wildlife Trust are the county’s leading conservation charity, committed to protecting wildlife and inspiring a lifelong love of nature; and we would love you to join our committed and enthusiastic team. Our values are Inspiring, Collaborative, United and Professional.

How to apply

To apply, please go to our website via the 'find out more and apply' button below. Once on our website, you can either complete an online application form via 'apply now' or download a MS application form under 'Supporting Documents'.

The closing date for receipt of applications is 9:00am on Tuesday 05 July 2022. The interviews are arranged for Friday 22 July 2022.

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