Project Officer - Wild West Berkshire Schools

Berks, Buck & Oxon Wildlife Trust

West Berkshire and home working
£10,456 pa (FTE £26,140)

Paid • Part Time • Fixed Term Contract

Sectors: environmental education

Closing date: Tuesday, 12th July 2022  

Salary: £10,456 (pro-rata) per annum (FTE £26,140)

Contract: Fixed term contract to end of May 2023

Hours: Part time, 14 hours per week

Based: Nature Discovery Centre, West Berks and homeworking

The closing time and date for applications is 11.59pm on Tuesday 12th July 2022

Children and schools are at the heart of the engagement work we do in local communities. This is an exciting opportunity to work on a collaborative project between BBOWT and West Berkshire Council. The Project Officer will be central to the development and delivery of an engaging outreach programme to local schools in the West Berks area. This role entails working with children aged 7-10 and their families to deliver inspiring activities that promote pro-conservation behaviours and encourage a healthy lifestyle.

We are looking for an outgoing, enthusiastic educator with great communication skills and a passion for the natural environment, with at least one year’s experience delivering educational activities to Primary-aged children. Experience developing and delivering activities that encourage a healthy lifestyle is desirable.

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.

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 closing time and date for applications is 11.59pm on Tuesday 12th July 2022.

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

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