Education Team Leader - Spider are advertising on behalf of an environmental charity based on the outskirts of Bury St Edmunds, who are looking for an experienced Education Team Leader to join their Environmental Education department working at various locations within Suffolk.
Due to an increase in the activity within the environmental education work our client is seeking experienced Education Team Leaders who will engage mainly with participants from marginalised and disadvantaged groups, supporting them towards varying goals, using nature and the environment as the medium, building health, hope and happiness through the power of nature. The charity values staff from a wide variety of backgrounds and would especially welcome applicants from a mental health, school, or SEND background with environmental/ conservation experience.
As the Education Team Leader you will be working predominantly in woodlands, as well as, wild spaces parks and schools. Participants from diverse backgrounds are given the opportunity to improve their well-being and, if they aspire to; learn practical skills and gain knowledge about the environment they are working in.
A typical day can include enabling people to do fire lighting and management, cooking on a fire and using greenwood tools – if you feel you have the passion or skills to support this then we would love to hear from you. Other key duties include:
The ideal candidate will have the following skills and attributes:
This Education Team Leader position is a full time position and on offer is a salary of £20,000 - £26,000 (depending on experience), 25 days holiday plus bank holidays (with up to three additional efficiency days at Christmas).
As the post will involve contact with children and vulnerable adults, a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check will be required in the event of a successful application.
If you have the relevant skills and experience and would like to be considered, please apply by forwarding an up to date CV as soon as possible. We look forward to hearing from you.
This vacancy is being advertised and handled by Spider, an Online Job Advertiser and Specialist Recruiter, who provide recruitment services in Suffolk, Norfolk, Essex, Cambridgeshire and beyond.
Additional keywords: Trainer, Environmental, Conservation, Woodland management, Delivery Manager, Tutor, Assessor, SEND, Charity
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