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Green Light Trust

Environmental Education Team Leader

Hours of work: 37.5hrs per week

Salary: £20,000 - £26,000 per annum dependent on experience

The Green Light Trust exists to positively transform the lives of individuals who may have been disadvantaged, suffered challenges, or been to the depths of despair through mental health or addictive behaviours. We deliver a variety of nature based courses, workshops and educational opportunities for both adults and children.

Programmes are tailored towards adults and young people with:

  • Special education needs
  • Substance misuse experiences
  • Mental health issues
  • Young people struggling to engage in school
  • Probation service users
  • Individuals not in education, employment or training NEET


We believe that our woodland environments, and our commitment to nature-inspired initiatives, has been fundamental in enabling hundreds of adults and children to achieve health, hope and happiness.

The Role

We are looking for an Environmental Education Team Leader to work with our participants across Suffolk. Based at either Lawshall, (near Bury St. Edmunds), or Martlesham (near Ipswich), you will be required to work alongside our delivery team to provide fun, inspiring, engaging and educational sessions for participants across our wide range of beneficiary groups.

You will be required to plan and facilitate effective sessions to engage marginalised and disadvantaged people in the natural environment. With experience of working with people facing significant challenges in their lives, you will have the ability to focus on people's positive qualities in order to raise self-esteem. You will combine sympathy and understanding with a strong knowledge of the natural environment.

To read the Job Description and the Person Specification please click here or visit www.greenlighttrust.org/news/we-are-recruiting

To apply for the role please send a CV and a covering letter to info@greenlighttrust.org

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