Oxford Botanic Garden and Arboretum

Primary Education Officer (maternity cover)

This is an exciting opportunity to join a dynamic education team for maternity cover.

As a university botanic garden and arboretum, OBGA is committed to education in all forms and at all levels. The Education Officer(s) will play a crucial role in delivering OBGA’s mission to inspire people with the scientific wonder of plants, and in particular, the core strategy of Education and Engagement. The Primary Education Officer(s) will be part the Education Team, and will contribute to OBGA’s work within both the formal and informal education sector. The formal education work includes: sessions for primary school pupils, training sessions for postgraduate students, and Continuing Professional Development (CPD) sessions for teachers. The Education Officer(s) will engage schools with a varied programme of activities linked to science in the National Curriculum. An important part of this role will be contribution to the Development Phase of the National Lottery Heritage Fund (NLHF)-funded project which seeks to engage with new audiences at the Arboretum.

Closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Monday 5th December 2022. Interviews will be held in the weeks commencing Monday 9th January and Monday 16th January 2023.

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Closing Date: 05/12/2022  Location: Oxford

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