Logo: RSPB


Learning and Visitor Assistant x 2

Reference: JAN20228987
Location: Leighton Moss and Morecambe Bay nature reserve
Salary: £18,100.00 - £20,080.00 Pro Rata
Contract: 8 month fixed term
Hours: 15 hours per week . One position working Mondays and Thursdays and the other position working Tuesday and Wednesday.
Benefits: Pension, Life Assurance and Annual Leave

The Learning & Visitor Assistant roles offers a great opportunity to connect school children with nature through the delivery of formal education sessions at one of the RSPB’s premier visitor haven sites. Leighton Moss and Morecambe Bay nature reserve is a busy year-round destination for keen birdwatchers, nature-loving families and those who simply enjoy being immersed in the great outdoors. Famous for its booming bitterns, dazzling bearded tits, swooping marsh harriers, playful otters and rutting red deer, this large wetland site attracts around 100,000 visitors each year.

This role will work with the Learning Officer delivering outdoor education sessions to school groups of all ages. We engage with approximately 3,000 children and students from about 100 schools per year. The role will also include hosting informal youth groups out of school hours and working with the Visitor Experience team to deliver family events during school holidays.

Key activities for this role will include:

  • To deliver RSPB National Curriculum-linked programmes to early years, primary and secondary schools encouraging a connection to nature.
  • To host informal nature-based activities for youth/uniformed groups.
  • To provide support in developing and delivering family events on the reserve.
  • To support the promotion of our educational offer through social media and press releases.
  • To maintain teaching equipment, resources and materials and outdoor learning spaces.
  • To work with, lead and support volunteers when working with school groups.

As a key member of the Learning team, you will assist the Learning Officer with the development and delivery of our highly successful educational offer, maintaining the standards set by the Council for Learning Outside the Classroom Quality Badge.

The RSPB reserves the right to extend or make this role permanent without further advertising dependent on business needs at the end of the contract term.

Closing date: 23:59, 24 January 2022
We are looking to conduct interviews for this position on Tuesday 1st February 2022.

This role will require completion of a DBS in addition to the standard pre-employment checks.

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Closing Date: 24/01/2022  Location: Silverdale, Carnforth

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