Forest School Leader

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The Wildlife Trusts

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Preston, United Kingdom

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21 days ago

Closing date: Sunday 2 October 2022
Salary: Up to £24,000 per annum depending on experience
Contract type: Permanent / Working hours: Full time
Location: Brockholes Nature Reserve , Preston New Road
, Preston , PR5 OAG

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The Trust is looking for Forest School Leader to join the team at Brockholes Nature Reserve.

We have an exciting opportunity for someone to join our forest school training team, inspiring and supporting forest school trainees through their training journeys.

Our training team deliver high quality Forest School training across the North West, we need an experienced forest school leader to support our lead trainer to prepare and deliver our fantastic training courses.

The ideal candidate will have experience planning and delivering a variety of forest school programmes, passionate about inspiring others and have the confidence to share their knowledge and skills with our trainees. It is vital that the individual has excellent interpersonal and communication skills and can work under the pressure of a busy training schedule.

The Wildlife Trust for Lancashire, Manchester and North Merseyside is passionate about opportunities for people to develop meaningful connections with, and take action for nature. Forest School enables us to inspire people, while providing opportunities for learning and development in nature.

We offer 28 days holidays plus bank holidays per annum, increasing with length of service. A friendly and flexible working environment with the chance to be a part of the largest nature conservation body in the area, working together to improve our region for nature as well as engaging and inspiring people to connect and take action for wildlife.

Should you be interested in this position please complete the Application Form and Diversity Monitoring Form and return your application before the closing date stated.

Completed applications can be returned via email to

The Diversity Monitoring form can be completed by clicking here or the link below.

(CV's will not be considered - No Agencies)

Closing Date for Applications Is: Sunday 2nd October 2022

Interviews: Thursday 6th October 2022

Early applications welcome; suitable candidates may be invited to interview prior to the closing date. We reserve the right to close this recruitment if it is deemed that we have received a suitable number of applications. On this basis we would advise applications are submitted as soon as possible’.

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