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School Farm Gardener

£16/ hour sessional work


To deliver ‘school farm’ sessions for classes of children at Canal View Primary School in Edinburgh.  The sessions will teach children to grow fruit and vegetables, and tie in with classroom activities associated with curriculum goals.  


The School Farm Gardener will work in a team of two to plan and deliver four 1.5 hour sessions on Tuesdays and Wednesdays each week during the school year (except school holidays).  The sessions will be held on the School grounds at a school farm garden being developed by Edible Estates.


The sessions would each number up to 30 children, but two School Farm workers alongside the class teacher will be present and assist with each session. 


The role provides an additional ten hours a week over and beyond the six hours of sessions for preparation, liaison, management and maintenance activities.


An Application Pack is available below:


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Deadline: 5pm Friday 28th September, reply to admin@swee.org.uk   



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