Shrewsbury, Shropshire
£18,408 - £19,539 per year
Contract, Temporary, Fixed term: 1st March 2021 to 28th February 2022 Contract, Full-time
Job description

Engagement and Training Assistant (Eco-Skills internship) 

£18,408 - £19,539 per annum.

Base Negotiable

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Fixed term: 1st March 2021 to 28th February 2022.


Our client is one of the UK’s leading providers of outdoor environmental education. This is a great opportunity to join them!


This exciting role is a 12-month structured career development opportunity to design and deliver biodiversity training courses, including courses for younger people (aged 16-25).


The post holder will develop skills in training people in one or more biodiversity subjects by designing learning pathways, training courses, tutor networks and related publications. Our client believes this role will support the postholder to continue their career development within the green economy as a provider of biodiversity skills training.


The post is externally funded as part of ‘Generation Green’ project to create new jobs, volunteer roles and apprenticeships to connect more than 100,000 young people to nature, especially younger people aged 16 - 25. 


This post holder will be part of a national team with ambitious targets for income and impact to support our clients charitable mission. The team’s success will achieve accessible learning outcomes for target audiences by developing/upscaling structured learning pathways. 


The successful candidate will have experience engaging target audiences with biodiversity and experience organising training or community events. 


The successful candidate will also have a degree in an environment / biological / biodiversity discipline or comparable experience/qualification and knowledge of one or more biodiversity subjects. 


The post will include the need to travel to our clients locations and other venues throughout the UK, which will involve some overnight stays.


Please apply if you are interested in joining an internationally respected organisation where there are brilliant opportunities for self-development and where you can use your passion for the environment to enthuse others.


Our client follows a recruitment and selection process that is applied fairly, consistently, and without favour or prejudice, and which promotes a working environment in which diversity is recognised, valued and encouraged.


Closing date: 12 noon on Wednesday 3rd February 2021. 


Interviews are planned for the second or third week of February 2021 (virtual likely), with shortlisted applicants being contacted by telephone and/or email. 


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Posted on: 14 January 2021
Closing date: 03 March 2021
Job ref: FSCTT576853
Tags: Training, Teaching
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