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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Instructor/Technician - Arboriculture and Forestry

£18,873 - £23,169 (dependent upon qualifications)

This role is to be based at the Sparsholt campus.

This is an exciting opportunity to work with our team in the training of arboriculture and forestry students. We have a strong dedication to industry and aim to produce students that are fit for purpose. We have extensive industrial worksites and are well resourced. Responsible for equipment checks, maintenance and service/repair of a range of equipment including chippers, stump grinders, chainsaws, brush cutters and tractors.

  • Closing Date: 11/11/2019
  • Location: Sparsholt Campus, Hampshire
  • Posted: 22/10/2019
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Outdoor Adventure Manager

Sayers Croft  - Westminster City Council

Location: Sayers Croft Outdoor Learning Centre, Ewhurst, Surrey GU7 7SS

Salary Range: £26,317- £35,934

Permanent contract.  36 hours per week, some weekends. Residential accommodation can be provided.

As our Adventure Manager, you’ll manage our outdoor adventure centre at Sayer’s Croft, delivering exciting outdoor activities and learning to thousands of children throughout Westminster and the South East. First and foremost, you’ll be responsible for putting our overall vision and strategy into practice, helping us remain competitive and provide a high standard of activities and learning.

  • Closing Date: 27/10/2019
  • Location: Sayers Croft Outdoor Learning Centre, Ewhurst, Surrey
  • Posted: 17/10/2019
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Learning Officer


£19,602 to £21,236 pro-rata

Part time, 15 hours per week

8 months fixed term contract

Lochwinnoch is a unique setting with a combination of wetland and woodland habitats, yet within a short commute from Glasgow. Our site provides children from all walks of life with the opportunity to engage with nature, often for the first time, with hands on, exciting learning activities. You will inspire school children visiting us by co-ordinating and delivering programmes for connecting school children and young people to nature through our Curriculum for Excellence-linked education programmes on the reserve.

  • Closing Date: 27/10/2019
  • Location: Lochwinnoch
  • Posted: 17/10/2019
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Farmer Cluster Officer (Rother and Romney Catchment)

Fixed-term for 14 months (until January 2021), full-time post based at Tyland Barn, Maidstone/Romney Marsh Visitor Centre

Salary Range: £27,548

Kent Wildlife Trust is the leading wildlife charity for Kent and Medway, supported by its members and staffed by committed professionals. Nature is in trouble and it needs our help. Kent Wildlife Trust has a plan to aid nature’s recovery and we encourage people to join us to make a difference.

Kent Wildlife Trust has been awarded funding to deliver one of the Defra Environmental Land Management: Tests and Trials, namely: Delivering ELMS at a landscape scale through Farmer Clusters.

  • Closing Date: 08/11/2019
  • Location: Tyland Barn, Maidstone / Romney Marsh Visitor Centre
  • Posted: 16/10/2019
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Community and Education Officer

Location: Englefield Estate, Berkshire

Contract type: 2 year fixed term (with possibility of extending) / part time (24 hours per week)

We are seeking a Community and Education Officer to work with the wider Estate team to engage with a wide range of stakeholders, including schools, Estate staff and community groups around the themes of environment, woodlands, farming, field sports and property management including our long term contribution to the local economy.  

  • Closing Date: 03/11/2019
  • Location: Englefield Estate, Berkshire
  • Posted: 15/10/2019
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Youth Partnerships Officer

Location: London or Brighton Office

Salary starting at: £19,602 to £21,236 per annum pro rata

Hours: Part time, 11.25 to 18.75 hours per week

Contract: Fixed Term until July 2020

Do you have a passion for connecting children and young people to nature? Could you use your project management experience to work in partnership, allowing us to reach more young people than we can do on our own?

  • Closing Date: 30/10/2019
  • Location: London or Brighton Office
  • Posted: 11/10/2019
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Schools Outreach Officer

Location: Flexible working considered but minimum two days working in our London Office required

Salary starting at: £19,602 to £21,236 per annum pro rata

Hours: Part time, 22.5 hours per week

Contract: This role is funded until July 2020 - but with the ambition that it will become part of the core work of the RSPB.

Do you have a passion for connecting children and young people to nature? Could you use your delivery experience to run our schools outreach programme and build a sustainable team of skilled volunteers? If so, you may be the person we are looking for to join our team to help us maximise the potential of our school's outreach project in London.

  • Closing Date: 30/10/2019
  • Location: London
  • Posted: 11/10/2019
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Wild Brownsea Project Officer

Salary: £22406 plus accommodation provided

Contract type: Fixed term / Working hours: Full time

Location: Brownsea Island, Brownsea Island, Poole, BH13 7EE

Dorset Wildlife Trust is seeking a dynamic self-motivated project officer to help deliver the exciting new Wild Brownsea project. The post will take a lead role in planning and delivering a programme of visitor education, outreach and engagement activities, volunteer recruitment, training and support. The post will also support the delivery of the Brownsea Island Conservation management plan delivering practical habitat management, maintenance and repairs.

  • Closing Date: 29/10/2019
  • Location: Brownsea Island, Brownsea Island, Poole, BH13 7EE
  • Posted: 11/10/2019
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Countryside Ranger, Ryton Pools

37 hours per week (including alternate weekends and some bank holidays)

Location: Ryton Pools Country Park, Warwickshire

Salary: £23,836 - £26,317


The Country Parks Service has a portfolio of 5 Country Parks and 3 Greenways across Warwickshire serving in excess of 900,000 visitors a year. Ryton Pools Country Park is a 100 acre country park and is great to explore.  It attracts around 200,000 visitors per year and is the second busiest park in our portfolio. There are many different habitats that are home to a wide range of birds and other wildlife.

  • Closing Date: 28/10/2019
  • Location: Ryton Pools Country Park, Warwickshire
  • Posted: 09/10/2019
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Engagement Support Officer

Salary of £19,554 - £21,166 pro rata

Bakewell, Derbyshire

21.75 hours per week

The Peak District National Park Authority protects, enhances and shares the natural beauty, wildlife and cultural heritage of the Peak District. We also support the economic and social wellbeing of the communities in which we work.

  • Closing Date: 27/10/2019
  • Location: Bakewell, Derbyshire
  • Posted: 09/10/2019
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Conservation Officer - West Country Buzz (maternity cover)

Salary: £23,000 per annum

The Bumblebee Conservation Trust (BBCT) is looking for a Conservation Officer (35 hours per week). Your primary role will be to deliver the West Country Buzz project in North Devon. You will carry out advisory visits to farmers and other land managers to support bumblebees and other pollinators. You will collaborate with stakeholders to create, restore and maintain joined up habitat across the project area. Via walks, talks and workshops, you will raise awareness of bumblebee declines, their identification and monitoring, and how to manage land sensitively for them.

  • Closing Date: 03/11/2019
  • Location: North Devon
  • Posted: 04/10/2019
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Senior Tutor

Field Studies Council

FSC Margam Discovery Centre, Port Talbot

Salary -  £23,524 - £26,845 per annum. 

Contract Term – Permanent

The Senior Tutor will develop, plan and deliver ‘out-of-classroom learning’ activities to a wide ranging audience; engaging and enthusing students to assist FSC achieve their goal of ‘Inspiring Environmental Understanding through first-hand experience’.  The post holder will be expected to lead groups of all abilities in the natural environment with the ability to provide an appropriate standard of care for our learners, and also make a wide-ranging contribution to the work of this busy learning location in a leadership role.

  • Closing Date: 23/10/2019
  • Location: FSC Margam Discovery Centre, Port Talbot
  • Posted: 04/10/2019
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Reserves Officer - West Cambridgeshire

Salary: £20,110 per annum – 25 days leave plus all bank holidays, 5% pension contribution.

This post is a full time permanent position.

The Wildlife Trust for Beds, Cambs & N’hants is seeking to recruit a full-time Reserves Officer, working within the West Cambs team. The position will be based in the heart of the Great Fen Living Landscape area, near Holme, Cambs.

The post holder will be responsible for the maintenance and enhancement of biodiversity within WTBCN’s suite of nature reserves within North West Cambs.

  • Closing Date: 25/10/2019
  • Location: Holme, Cambs
  • Posted: 04/10/2019
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Land-based Alternative Provision Manager

Lorica Trust

The postholder will be based at East Clayton Farm, Storrington Rd, Pulborough, West Sussex

Salary: £16k - £20k (dependent on experience)

Contract: 3 years with potential to make permanent

The right candidate will have experience of working with young people (10 - 18 year olds), delivering land-based training, building employability skills and networking with a background in conservation, agriculture and/or horticulture.

  • Closing Date: 24/10/2019
  • Location: Pulborough, West Sussex
  • Posted: 26/09/2019
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