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Casual Environmental Education Project Facilitators and Rangers

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South Derbyshire District Council, Rosliston Forestry Centre
Salary details
Grade 3 / Grade 4 £12.18 per hours for training and £13.24 per hour for project delivery
Job term
No Guaranteed Hours
Appointment type
As and when required
Closing Date
28 April 2024

The Environmental Education Project, based at Rosliston Forestry Centre delivers award winning outdoor sessions and provides fun learning experiences for schools, volunteers, corporate groups, individuals, and families at Rosliston and across the National Forest.

We are looking to expand our team with Facilitators/ Teachers who can develop and lead sessions for schools and Rangers who can lead conservation groups of individual and corporate volunteers.

Casual Environmental Education Facilitators / Rangers: days/ hours according to bookings and taking into account your availability and preferences. 

Please note – we wish to expand the skill set within our team – the successful candidates will each be able to demonstrate some of these skills:

  • Environmental and teaching qualifications to degree level and relevant experience.
  • Experience of delivering conservation tasks and work with volunteer groups.
  • Experience of running outdoor events and school activities for different age groups.
  • Basic understanding of habitats, conservation, and some ID skills.
  • A sense of humour and the ability to inspire and get on with people of all ages.
  • Be well organised and able to develop, implement and manage all the ‘’behind the scenes’’ parts of running successful sessions including booking people in and evaluation/ record keeping.
  • Attention to detail with all paperwork.
  • Common sense and an ability to problem-solve.
  • Teambuilding experience / basic awareness. 

Other useful attributes are:

  • Good social media skills and experience of marketing/ promotion.
  • Experience of events or work with schools in heritage/ cultural activities.
  • Experience of fundraising and managing projects.
  • Excellent IT skills in MS Office software.
  • Knowledge of ‘Forest School’ learning.
  • Great grasp of grammar.
  • Ability to design and edit publicity material in MS Publisher.
  • Driving licence and use of a vehicle. 

The post holders will require a DBS Disclosure.

Occasional evening and weekend work will be available.

Provisional Interview Date: 7, 8, 9 May 2024

Please be aware that Derbyshire County Council is placing this advert on behalf of this organisation and you should refer directly to its website for details of the terms and conditions attached to this post. Any queries regarding this advert or the recruitment process should be made directly to the organisation.