GREEN SCHOOLS AND COMMUNITIES PROJECT CO-ORDINATOR

20 hours a week / £30,732 pro rata

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: 5pm, Friday 16th February 2024

We are looking for someone with experience of delivering outdoor and environmental sessions with schools and communities, working with children and young people in outdoor learning settings and supporting volunteers.

The Green Schools and Communities programme works with children and young people through outdoor learning, environmental education and nature-based play. The programme encourages the use and stewardship of local greenspaces to foster a love of nature and addresses the importance of protecting our planet. Through nature-based awards children are empowered to increase their understanding of the natural world and take positive actions towards the enhancement and conservation of nature, and net zero.

We require someone who is highly motivated and very organised and can take responsibility for managing their own project. You should have excellent communication skills and the ability to effectively supervise and motivate volunteers. Outdoor learning and environmental education experience are essential. Approximately 60% of time will be spent in contact with young people and much of this time will be spent working outdoors.

Key areas and job activities:

  • work with a range of schools and youth organisations
  • actively engage with schools and organisations working in areas of deprivation and disadvantage
  • support learning across a variety of curriculum areas
  • work with volunteers
  • deliver outdoor learning
  • project management

The post is for 20 hours per week, to be worked in a flexible way. This post will require substantial weekend working and some evenings.

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Applications are by c.v with a letter of application detailing why you are interested and suitable for the position.

Closing date for applications is 5pm on Friday 16th by email to Penny Radway, CEO, with interviews held in person on Thursday 22nd February.