Sheffield & Rotherham Wildlife Trust is a registered charity and works with the local community towards a better future for wildlife, people and the green spaces we all love. We are also part of a national network of 46 Wildlife Trusts, working together for a better deal for nature and people locally and in the wider world.
We are always looking for passionate, dedicated and resourceful people to join us. If you have an interest in nature conservation issues and a passion for the values of Sheffield & Rotherham Wildlife Trust, we would love to hear from you. Our vacancies will be published on this page as and when they become available. If you would like to speak to us about our vacancies, please use the contact details listed in the vacancy information, or call us on 0114 263 4335.
We’re always looking for new volunteers to join us too. View our volunteering information for details of current volunteering opportunities at the Trust.
Casual Outdoor Learning Assistants
Salary: £8.30 per hour (plus holiday pay) equivalent to APO Grade
Duration: Open-ended, subject to funding
Location: SRWT HQ, Stafford Road, Sheffield, J G Graves Woodland Discovery Centre, Abbey lane, Sheffield and region-wide work sites
Application deadline: 24th August 2018 at 5pm
Interview date: 13th September 2018
Expected start date: 18th September 2018
Sheffield and Rotherham Wildlife Trust’s outdoor learning team provide amazing opportunities for children and young people to engage with nature all across the region. We are currently looking to expand our delivery team and are especially interested in hearing from you if you have experience of:
- Delivering learning objectives at KS1 and KS2
- Delivering STEM or Geography at KS3, KS4 or KS5
- Delivering PE sessions to children of all ages
The position is being offered on a casual basis which means that whilst SRWT will try to provide as much notice as possible when offering work, there will be no obligation for them to offer a minimum amount of hours or for the Casual Outdoor Learning Assistant to accept any work so offered. The amount of hours offered will vary depending on business needs.
Applicants will ideally have at least six month’s relevant experience and be able to work independently to deliver high quality workshops to groups of around thirty children at a time. They should have a good level of physical fitness, excellent customer service skills along with knowledge of ecology and nature conservation.
Knowledge and understanding of delivering the national curriculum is essential. Relevant qualifications such as Forest Schools, teaching or sports coaching along with a first aid certificate and full driving licence would be an advantage.
If you would like any further information about this role or an informal discussion, please contact Chris Smith, Senior Outdoor Learning Officer on 0114 263 4335.
To apply: please download and complete an application pack detailing how you meet the criteria to firstname.lastname@example.org or post to Recruitment, Sheffield & Rotherham Wildlife Trust, 37 Stafford Road, Sheffield, S2 2SF.
Sheffield & Rotherham Wildlife Trust aims to make sure all staff, volunteers and service users have free access to accurate and impartial information, advice and guidance on training, education and career progression. Sheffield & Rotherham Wildlife Trust is an equal opportunities employer.
Working for Nature – Trainee Scheme
Our Working for Nature trainee scheme is an excellent opportunity to spend a year working alongside our team and volunteers, developing professional skills to help take that first step to a career in conservation.
Six placements will be awarded each year, 24 over a four year period. The training programme will see the recruits study for their Level 2 Diploma in Work-based Environmental Conservation as well as receiving internal training from Derbyshire Wildlife Trust, Sheffield & Rotherham Wildlife Trust and Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust that will equip them with habitat and species management skills. Two of the Trainee placements will be available at each of the Trust’s each year.
For more details and how to apply please visit: https://www.derbyshirewildlifetrust.org.uk/working-nature
The deadline for applications is Friday 24th August 2018