Part Time Learning Officer
Location: Dearne Valley – Old Moor
Salary: £22,986 – £25,500 pro rata
Benefits: Pension, Life Assurance and Annual Leave
This is a fantastic opportunity to inspire a generation of children at the organisations’ site in Old Moor at the Dearne Valley. Connecting children to nature through environmental education is a core part of the charity’s work and they are looking for a passionate and inspirational educator with good general knowledge of ecology and natural history to join their friendly and supportive team.
At this site in Old Moor it is a wetland wildlife reserve between Rotherham and Barnsley, which has just been awarded SSSI status (Site of Special Scientific Interest) for its wildlife. They are also delivering a project thanks to funding from the NLHF (National Lottery Heritage Fund) for a programme of events, activities, and site improvements to make Old Moor even better for their wildlife and visitors for the organisation.
They will be aiming to host school visits again from Spring 2022 and the learning officer will be central to building positive connections with schools and inviting them to visit and participate in their Schools on Reserves programme. The learning officer will facilitate their visits and lead in all aspects of delivering learning experiences on site, utilising the amazing natural environment of the reserve.
What’s the role about?
Essential skills, knowledge and experience:
This is a permanent, part-time role for 22.5 hours per week. These hours will usually be weekdays, and some flexibility to accommodate school booking requirements will be necessary. You will work at the reserve, either outdoors delivering education sessions, or in the office for desk-based tasks. Typically, Tuesday to Thursday, with some flexibility required around school bookings.
Closing Date: 22:59, 26 January 2022
They are looking to conduct interviews for this position from 31st January.
This role will require completion of a DBS in addition to the standard pre-employment checks.
This organisation is an equal opportunities employer. This role is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.
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