Wilder Learning Officer

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The Wildlife Trusts

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Chipping Ongar, United Kingdom

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12 days ago

Closing date: Monday 4 July 2022
Salary: £24,131.87 rising to £24,631.87 after successful completion of probation period
Contract type: Permanent / Working hours: Full time
Location:

Bedfords Park Nature Discovery Centre,

Bedfords Park Nature Discovery Centre
Broxhill Road, Havering-atte-Bower, Essex, RM4 1QH
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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.

Based at our Grange Farm Centre at Roding Valley Meadows or Bedfords Park Nature Discovery Centre, 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.