Sessional Education Worker x 2

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Closing date: Monday 15 April 2024
Salary: Assistant band: £12.03 per hour - Zero Hours - Temporary (6 months May to October)
Contract type: Casual / Working hours: Flexible
Various including Rutland Water Nature Reserve, Schools and Green Spaces, across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland
Are you an inspiring educator who is passionate about making a difference for local wildlife and people? We are looking to appoint two Sessional Education Workers to deliver our exciting new Education Programme to children aged 2 – 12 years old.

This is an exciting time to be joining LRWT as we look to grow and engage with new audiences. Reporting to the Education Team, you will deliver science-based Education Visit activities at Rutland Water Nature Reserve and Outreach Visit workshops in schools. You will be working with volunteers to deliver the workshops and activities. You will promote the work of the Trust through speaking to teachers, parents and the pupils.

We are looking for:
  • An experienced educator – you have excellent communication skills and can lead groups of children in activities in an outdoor environment.
  • Strong planning, organisation and time management skills – you have experience in managing groups and taking initiative when required.
  • An enthusiastic individual - able to inspire and engage children about nature and wildlife.
  • A passion for wildlife - a interest in working for a nature conservation charity whose mission is to protect wildlife and create a wilder future for people and nature across Leicestershire and Rutland

Contact details

For an informal discussion about the role, please ring Rachel Ibbotson, Education Officer – Tuesday/Wednesday mornings Mobile: 07710090012 or email questions to

We do not accept CV’s. Please apply on the application form provided.

Complete the attached application form and return to apply through our website

Closing date for applications – 9.00am Monday 15th April 2024 (we may close the deadline earlier if filled the roles).

Date of Interviews – Week commencing 22nd April 2024

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