Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Hitchin, Hertfordshire
Competitive + Benefits 00
Contract, 1 year fixed-term contract (maternity cover), Full-time
Job description

We are seeking a passionate individual with a commitment to animal welfare to join our Education Team working within schools and in the community to educate children and families on responsible dog ownership and dog safety.

Dogs Trust is the largest dog welfare charity in the UK with a nationwide network of rehoming centres and charity shops. Last year, Dogs Trust centres cared for over 9,000 dogs; we never put a healthy dog down.

Dogs Trust Education Team have been carrying out workshops in schools and in the community since 2003. Educating the dog owners of the future about responsible dog ownership is an important part of what we do at Dogs Trust. By helping young people learn about the responsibilities and commitment involved in dog ownership, we believe that we can reduce the number of dogs that are mistreated and/or abandoned. Our workshops also incorporate key safety messages that are integral for keeping young people and their families safe when around dogs.

The successful candidate will have a recognised teaching qualification and experience of delivering confidently and passionately to young people. You'll have plenty of creativity and enthusiasm teamed with a knowledge local dog welfare issues as well a basic understanding of the aims and objectives of Dogs Trust.

A full, manual driving licence is also essential.

Please note that this is a 12-month maternity cover opportunity. While home-based you need to be based in the Hertfordshire/Cambridgeshrie Area.

To apply for this position please click the APPLY NOW button. Our application process requires you submit a CV and a cover letter explaining your interest and suitability for the role.

At Dogs Trust we value diversity and we're committed to creating an inclusive culture.  We actively encourage applications from people of all backgrounds, abilities and cultures and believe that a diverse workforce will help us to achieve our mission. Should you need any adjustments to the recruitment process, either at application or interview stage, please contact us.

N.B. Due to the nature of this role and its interaction with children and/or vulnerable adults requirement to carry out financial transactions on behalf of Dogs Trust the successful applicant will be required to undergo a Disclosure & Barring Service (or other relevant body) check before employment is confirmed.

More about Dogs Trust

Dogs Trust, the UK’s largest dog welfare charity, has an income of over £90 million. The Trust, which cares for around 15,0... Read more

Refreshed on: 22 October 2021
Closed date: 28 October 2021
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