VACANCY Sessional Ed. Officer Leics+Rutland Wildlife Trust – Closing date15th Feb

2 02 2016


 Sessional Education Officer

Beginning of March to 16th December 2016 with possible extension


£10 / hour

Likely to be around 7 hours a week, with possible extra hours, worked flexibly to include weekends and school holidays


An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Sessional Education Officer at Leicestershire and Rutland Wildlife Trust to develop and deliver activities and initiatives for children and young people. The aim is to engage them with the natural environment and the issues affecting it.


This will principally involve the delivery of the Trust’s EYFS, KS1 and KS2 Environmental Education Programme, running a Wild Tots pre-school group and planning, preparing for and delivering Wild Play events for children and their families.


Applicants should have experience of delivering informal environmental education, organising events, child welfare and safety and working in schools plus supervising and motivating volunteers. Forest School Leader – Level 3 qualification is desirable.


Leicestershire and Rutland Wildlife Trust is part of the national network of 47 Wildlife Trusts, with over 30 staff it plays a key role in conserving and enhancing the wildlife of Leicestershire and Rutland.


Closing date for applications is 5pm on Monday 15th February 2016

Interviews will be held on Thursday 25th February 2016 at the Trust office: The Old Mill, 9 Soar Lane, Leicester, LE3 5DE

If applicants have not heard from us by 22nd February 2016 they should assume that they have been unsuccessful.


For an application pack:

Download from

Or contact Martha Rose –  or 0116 248 7356


If you would like to discuss this role further please contact:

Martha Rose on 0116 248 7356 or

Rachel Ibbotson on 0116 248 7355


Martha Rose

Education Officer

Leicestershire and Rutland Wildlife Trust

Direct line: 0116 248 7356

Switchboard:  0116 262 9968






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