Tuesday 17th January 2017
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Be part of our future
There are lots of reasons why you might choose to work for the Countryside Education Trust. We offer a range of different roles, opportunities to develop new skills and a great working environment. People tend to stay for a long time - and return – which we think means we are doing something right! Most importantly you’ll know that you are helping people, and in particular children, to connect with the countryside, growing the environmental champions of the future.
Job Title: Education Officer
Responsible to: Education Manager
1. Education and Interpretation
1.1 To provide a high quality of educational service to our clients.
1.2 To teach groups visiting Trust facilities, either on day visits or residential trip.
1.3 To meet teachers making preliminary visits and plan programmes with them.
1.4 To develop new educational materials and services as required.
1.5 To assist with activities for the local community; holiday activities, adult courses, Owls groups, Open Days etc. with some evening and weekend work as required.
1.6 To supervise volunteers and work experience people.
1.7 To promote and publicise the Trust as required.
2. Farm Duties
2.1 To lead school groups on the farm.
2.2 To undertake farm duties as required, including working with animals, and farm maintenance.
3. Conservation Duties
3.1 To lead groups in the woods.
3.2 To undertake practical conservation work in Hartford Wood and on Home Farm.
3.3 To undertake conservation surveys and monitor impact of educational use on habitat.
3.4 To identify opportunities for habitat enrichment on both sites.
4. Garden Duties
4.1 To lead groups in the garden.
4.2 To undertake gardening and gardening maintenance work on occasion.
5.1 To promote courses etc. across a variety of media.
5,2 To produce educational resources as required.
5,3 To assist, as necessary, in the administration and maintenance of the Trust and its properties.
6.1 To undertake other duties as requested by the Education Manager or Chief Executive.
Post will be for three days per week (Monday to Wednesday), 9-5, £18,500 pro rata. Contact Jane Cooper for an application form on firstname.lastname@example.org. Closing date is 31st January, 2017