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Lundy Island

 

School Engagement Officer / Assistant Warden

 

A School Engagement Officer position has arisen to assist the full time Warden on Lundy Island in the Bristol Channel. Lundy is a stunning and unique island, designated a SSSI and SAC it also supports the UK’s first Marine Conservation Zone with No Take Zone. A key part of the role will be to improve the quality of the Island’s education ‘offer’ and to provide opportunities for more school pupils to visit the Island and participate in educational activities.

 

Work will involve managing a programme of educational activities for visitors and schools, incorporating; outreach talks, facilitated visits to Lundy, guided walks and talks for both general visitors and educational groups, other age-appropriate on-Island activities for school pupils and visitors. During the summer you will assist with snorkel safaris and rockpool rambles, liaising with visitors and divers, interpretation and educational resource development. Supporting other areas such as the Tavern and Housekeeping may also be required at busy times.

 

The position is live in and the work load will be varied and a flexible approach is required. Enthusiasm is essential combined with a love for the outdoors, wildlife and visitor engagement. The ideal candidate will have a friendly personality, a flexible approach and enthusiasm to integrate into island life.

 

Accommodation along with travel will be provided.  This is a fixed term position until the end of October 2020 with the possibility of becoming permanent.

 

For an application form and job description please call 01237 423233 or emai admin@lundyisland.co.uk

 

Closing date for applications is Monday 22nd July.  Interviews will be held on Friday 26th or Saturday 27th July.  

 

   

 

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