Nature Friendly Schools Officer - Stirley Community Farm

Closing date:
Salary: £26,200 p.a. Plus up to 9% Employer Pension Contribution
Contract type: Fixed term / Working hours: Full time
Location: Stirley Community Farm, Off Hall Bower Lane, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, HD4 6RP
Are you a keen advocate of the ‘Nature Matters’ message and share our vision for creating Living Landscapes and Living Seas? Do you want to make a positive difference to mental health and wellbeing of young people and children?

Contact details

Please email completed application forms with accompanying equal opportunities forms to hr@ywt.org.uk or call 01904 615583 for more information.

Closing deadline: 5pm Monday 18 November 2019

Job reference: 17.6.124

We are seeking to appoint a Nature Friendly Schools Officer at both Stirley Community Farm, Huddersfield and Potteric Carr Nature Reserve, Doncaster. The post holder will lead on delivery of the Yorkshire Wildlife Trust element of this exciting national project working with primary schools in the West Yorkshire or South Yorkshire region. The post holder will make a meaningful difference for the wellbeing and school attainment of primary school pupils across Yorkshire and increase their connection with nature.

This is a great opportunity for a passionate outdoor educator that has excellent communication skills to build relationships with teachers and school stakeholders and ensure the smooth running of this exciting project. You must have good knowledge of the English education system and the challenges faced by schools. Please note this post is subject to a DBS check.

Yorkshire Wildlife Trust is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.