CJS Online: Environmental and Outdoor Education


A rolling list of vacancies, updated every weekday. Adverts are listed in chronological order, most recent at the top.

Environmental and Outdoor Education vacancies: interpretation, field work tutors, public engagement, adventure activities instructors also higher and further education roles.

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Ranger - Wild Exmouth

Part-time, fixed term (18.5 hrs a week, 3 year contract)

£21,693 – £23,866 per annum pro rata


East Devon is independently recognised as an outstanding place and so it follows that its council must also strive to be outstanding. Everything we do is aimed at ensuring that East Devon is a place that people want to live in, work in, visit and enjoy. Our ambition is to be an outstanding council which works together with local people to create great value services and an outstanding community, economy and environment for East Devon, now and for future generations.

  • Closing Date: 04/11/2018
  • Location: Exmouth
  • Posted: 19/10/2018
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Conservation Officer

Based at: Dean Bradley House, SW1P 2AF & Colne Valley Park Visitor Centre, UB9 5PG

2 days per week (0.4FTE).

10 month contract.

Salary: £23,275 (£9,310 per annum pro rata)

London Wildlife Trust is looking to recruit someone with a passion for conservation grazing and grassland restoration, as we look to introduce cattle onto sites in the Colne Valley, as part of a wider Heritage Lottery Funded Colne Valley Landscape Partnership scheme.

  • Closing Date: 19/11/2018
  • Location: Dean Bradley House, SW1P 2AF & Colne Valley Park Visitor Centre, UB9 5PG
  • Posted: 19/10/2018
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Project Co-ordinator

Dry Stone Walling Association (DSWA) Project Co-ordinator for Pendle Hill Landscape Partnership Traditional Boundaries Project  

Office base: Clitheroe (homeworking available). 

Starting salary: £21,000 pro rata

12 month fixed term contract

40 hours per month

An opportunity to be involved in an exciting new initiative to improve the landscape and heritage of Pendle Hill. The post will manage the Traditional Boundaries Project on behalf of the DSWA, working in conjunction with Pendle Hill Landscape Partnership Scheme.

  • Closing Date: 16/11/2018
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  • Posted: 18/10/2018
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Site Operative

River Stewardship Company is a social enterprise with a rapidly growing portfolio of commercial waterway maintenance projects with the Environment Agency, local authorities, riparian landowners and others. Through commercial or grant-funded projects, we also deliver programmes of community engagement (educational activities in schools, volunteer days, festivals, events and other activities) designed to connect, inspire and empower local people to improve themselves, their community and their local patch of waterway.

  • Delete Date: 16/11/2018
  • Location: Sheffield
  • Posted: 17/10/2018
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Project Officer & Assistant Project Officer

Fixed term contract for 3 years

Glorious Cotswolds Grasslands

Do you want to join the Cotswolds Conservation Board team to help restore internationally important wildflower rich grasslands in the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty? We are seeking two confident, dynamic and committed team players to deliver the Glorious Cotswolds Grasslands project, an ambitious project to create the largest connected network of wildflower rich Jurassic limestone grassland.

  • Closing Date: 12/11/2018
  • Location: Cotswolds
  • Posted: 17/10/2018
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Trail Ranger - The John o’Groats Trail

The Friends of the John o’ Groats Trail

Contract for Services - £32,400 one-year contract

Annualised Hours averaging a 37hr week including weekend hours

Location: East Coast of Caithness, Scotland 

This is an opportunity for a self-motivated individual with a background in trail development and/or as a trail ranger or countryside ranger.  You will be the sole professional working with charity trustees and volunteers to develop a trail in the far north of Scotland and lead walks and volunteer events, and give talks related to the trail.  

  • Closing Date: 26/10/2018
  • Location: East Coast of Caithness, Scotland
  • Posted: 12/10/2018
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Food Discovery Coordinator

The Country Trust

Buckinghamshire (part time, self-employed)

£144 per day plus reasonable expenses and mileage.

Initially one year self-employed, renewable annually. Around 90 days’ work. 

Imagine a job where you are able to share your knowledge of food, farming and the countryside, and ignite curiosity in disadvantaged children, their teachers and parents.  Delivering The Country Trust’s Food Discovery programme to initially three schools in Buckinghamshire over the academic year 2018-19. 

  • Closing Date: 04/11/2018
  • Location: Buckinghamshire
  • Posted: 10/10/2018
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Horticulture Tutor (SEN)

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £24,000.00 to £27,000.00 /year

Green Corridor is a small, dynamic UK registered Charity in Hillingdon, working to improve the employability of disadvantaged 16-25 year-olds with special educational needs and learning disabilities through horticulture and catering.

You will be working with SEN young people and vulnerable adults on a one-to-one basis and in small groups of up to eight/ten, teaching and assessing Entry Level, Level 1 and Level 2 qualifications in horticulture.

  • Closing Date: 07/11/2018
  • Location: Hillingdon
  • Posted: 09/10/2018
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Learning Officer

Location - Fairburn Ings Reserve, West Yorkshire

Hours - Part-Time -  22.5 hours per week.

Salary -  £19,602 - £21,236 per annum pro rata

Basis - Permanent role.

Are you looking to get some quality experience with Europe's largest conservation charity, engaging with young people and delivering environmental education? Could you inspire the next generation with a passion for wildlife? We are looking for a Learning Officer to manage and deliver RSPB programmes which connect school children and young people with nature through curriculum-linked education programmes in the inspirational setting of RSPB Fairburn Ings nature reserve.

  • Delete Date: 16/11/2018
  • Location: Fairburn Ings Reserve, West Yorkshire
  • Posted: 08/10/2018
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HQ and Outreach Manager

4-month contract

Working Hours: Weekends and two days in the week (32 hours per week)

Pay: Pro-rata £18, 000

A brilliant opportunity for a keen birder and naturalist to work with and help build our local bird conservation and education charity. While the role is to focus on management of the HQ, volunteers and visitor engagement, there will be opportunities to hone birding skills and take part in important outreach and conservation projects for the right candidate.

  • Delete Date: 02/11/2018
  • Location: Poole Harbour
  • Posted: 05/10/2018
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Conservation Placements

Are you aged 24 or under? Are you looking to grow your career in conservation? If so then we would like to hear from you.

The Yorkshire Wildlife Trust has opportunities available at Pearson Park Wildlife Garden in Hull.

We are looking for 4 passionate and motivated young people to join the Tomorrow’s Natural Leaders programme.  As part of the programme we help build your practical skills, conservation knowledge, leadership skills and employability in the conservation & environmental sector.

  • Delete Date: 02/11/2018
  • Location: Pearson Park Wildlife Garden, Hull
  • Role Type: Apprentice
  • Posted: 05/10/2018
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Education & Community Officer (Coastal)

Based at Gibraltar Point National Nature Reserve, near Skegness

Circa £18,000 pa

Do you have a passion for natural history, the environment and education? We are looking for someone to support our existing education staff in delivering a programme of curriculum linked environmental education activities for schools and informal activities and events for visitors of all ages.

  • Closing Date: 29/10/2018
  • Location: Gibraltar Point National Nature Reserve, near Skegness
  • Posted: 05/10/2018
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Farm Educators

Sacrewell Farm and Country Centre

We have several posts available - some (spring/summer 2019) seasonal, some permanent, with pay levels of £7.83 - £8.56 per hour.

Farm Educators are key for the development and delivery of the Trust’s agricultural education mission. Led by an energetic and creative Livestock Manager, the farm team delivers the Trust’s agriculture engagement plan. On a typical day, you might be mucking out barns and sweeping paths, working with our (rare breed) Suffolk Punch horses, giving a tour of our 18th C, Grade 2* working watermill, grooming ponies with the public, or just helping our visitors have a great day at the Farm.  

  • Delete Date: 29/10/2018
  • Location: Thornhaugh, Peterborough
  • Posted: 01/10/2018
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