Cheshire

Assistant Freelance Environmental Educator

Cheshire Wild Life Trust - Mon, 01/14/2019 - 16:15
Assistant Freelance Environmental Educator Closing date: Wednesday 13 February 2019trustadmin Mon, 14/01/2019 - 16:15 Salary: £8.45 per hour as and when required (self-employed. UTR will need to be provided)Would you like to work with the People and Wildlife Team at Cheshire Wildlife Trust?

A group of passionate environmental educators specialising in delivering environmental education and Forest Schools.

We work with Mums and Tots, and children from early years and on into key stage 1, 2 3 and 4 as well as teachers and further and higher education establishments.

The team also runs holiday Wildplay and clubs and other family events.

The Assistant Freelance Environmental Educator will sit within the People and Wildlife Team working to assist the team in delivering outdoor education sessions at busy times to enable the team to satisfy the increasing demand for their services. If appointed you will be expected to undergo a DBS check.

You will assist in the delivery of outdoor learning environmental education sessions to schools during term time and subject to demand – predominantly for Foundation Stage, Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 classes, but also occasionally Key Stage 3 and above. You will also be expected to, assist deliver Nature Tots for cares and toddlers in term time, help deliver Wildplay sessions for families in school holidays and help with other family events throughout the year.

We are especially looking for individuals confident in working with Early Years.

You will need a clean driving licence and own vehicle available and insured for business use.

Closing date: 5pm, Wednesday 13th February 2019.
Interviews: 22nd February 2019Contract type: CasualWorking hours: FlexibleLocation: Sites around Cheshire, Cheshire Contact details

If you are interested in this volunteer role then please send your CV and a covering letter to  Jan Shone: jshone@cheshirewt.org.uk

Job reference: People and Wildlife Information Sheet
Categories: Cheshire

Freelance Environmental Educator

Cheshire Wild Life Trust - Mon, 01/14/2019 - 15:43
Freelance Environmental Educator Closing date: Wednesday 13 February 2019trustadmin Mon, 14/01/2019 - 15:43 Salary: £10 per hour as and when required (self-employed. UTR will need to be provided)Would you like to work with the People and Wildlife Team at Cheshire Wildlife Trust? A group of passionate environmental educators specialising in delivering environmental education and Forest Schools.

We work with Mums and Tots, and children from early years and on into key stage 1, 2 3 and 4 as well as teachers and further and higher education establishments. The team also runs holiday Wildplay and clubs and other family events.

The Freelance Environmental Educator will sit within the People and Wildlife Team working to assist the team in delivering outdoor education sessions at busy times to enable the team to satisfy the increasing demand for their services. If appointed you will be expected to undergo a DBS check.

You will deliver outdoor learning environmental education sessions to schools during term time and subject to demand – predominantly for Foundation Stage, Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 classes, but also occasionally Key Stage 3 and above.

You will also be expected to deliver Nature Tots for cares and toddlers in term time, deliver Wildplay sessions for families in school holidays and help with other family events throughout the year.

We are especially looking for qualified Forest Schools practitioners and individuals confident in working with Early Years.

You will need a clean driving licence and own vehicle available and insured for business use.

Closing date: Wednesday 13th February
Interviews: 22nd February 2019Contract type: CasualWorking hours: FlexibleLocation: Sites around Cheshire, Cheshire Contact details

If you are interested in this volunteer role then please send your CV and a covering letter to  Jan Shone: jshone@cheshirewt.org.uk

Job reference: People and Wildlife Information Sheet
Categories: Cheshire

PAW volunteers

Cheshire Wild Life Trust - Mon, 01/14/2019 - 12:29
PAW volunteers Closing date: Friday 8 February 2019trustadmin Mon, 14/01/2019 - 12:29 Salary: VoluntaryWe require volunteers to assist with delivering educational activities and practical workshops with primary school children visiting Bickley Hall Farm, Malpas, Moore Nature Reserve and Spud Wood in Warrington and at various other sites around Cheshire.

Main tasks

• Help delivery school visits at Bickley Hall Farm
• Help deliver Forest schools and Nature Tots activities at countryside sites in Cheshire.
• Help to deliver outreach environmental education work around Cheshire.
• Supervise groups of primary school children in both indoor and outdoor settings
• Help to deliver environmental games
• Supervise children pond dipping and with identification of aquatic animals
• Help to prepare materials for environmental craft activities at off site events.
• Assist at public events by providing children’s activities.
• Help with the produce and development educational resources

Practical Arrangements
• This is a short-term volunteer role. Flexible days can be accommodated but a minimum commitment of 2 days per week is required. .
• The role will involve working with young people and vulnerable adults. A DBS (Disclosure and Barring Services) check is therefore required.
• Your continuation in the role is subject to our receipt of 1 reference, satisfactory completion of a one month trial period and continued good conduct and attendance.
• The normal working day for CWT is 9am to 3.30pm, Monday to Friday. Week end hours may also be needed.
• You will need to have a reasonable level of fitness and mobility and be able to spend a significant amount of time outside, sometimes on difficult terrain.

Benefits and Training
• Gain practical experience in environmental education with day to day practical training within an experienced team.
• Experience of working within an environmental organisation.
• References and help with job applications towards the end of the year.

Volunteer Specification
We are looking for someone with the following qualities and abilities:
• Enjoy working with children
• A good knowledge of wildlife species and conservation issues.
• Enthusiastic and concerned about the environment and enjoy being outdoors
• Friendly and approachable nature
• Reliable
• Able to use initiative
• Able to get along with many different people and work as part of a small team
• Good communication skills

Contract type: CasualWorking hours: Part timeLocation: Bickley Hall Farm , Bickley Lane

, Malpas , Cheshire , SY14 8EF Contact details

If you are interested in this volunteer role then please send your CV and a covering letter to  Jan Shone: jshone@cheshirewt.org.uk

Job reference: People and Wildlife volunteer
Categories: Cheshire

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