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Logo: Royal Forestry Society Teaching TreesTeaching Trees Education Officer, Staffordshire

 

Teaching Trees is the Royal Forestry Society’s (RFS) schools programme.  Our mission is to connect primary school age children with local managed woodlands in order to teach them to value trees and woods for nature, timber and fun. 

 

Teaching Trees is currently delivered by 11 Freelance Education Officers to over 5,000 children a year across locations in England and Wales.  The size and scope of the programme has grown significantly in recent years. Its focus on teacher-led, curriculum-linked learning is a unique contribution to children’s education and personal development.

 

We are seeking to appoint a Teaching Trees Education Officer in Staffordshire to enrol local primary schools and deliver sessions at KS1 and KS2 level. This part-time freelance time position is an excellent opportunity for a high calibre individual with primary school and outdoor learning experience to make a real impact on the provision of woodland education and children’s understanding of woods in the local area.

 

Fee: £17.50 per hour to cover 1-2 short (4 hour) days per week, delivering about 30 sessions a year during school terms, carrying out planning and administration, and attending team meetings and training as required.

 

Location: Staffordshire 

 

Closing date for applications: 14 December, 2018 at 5pm

 

Full job description and details on how to apply click here  

 

 

 

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