Learning & Engagement Officer

Salary:

£24,582 - £29,525 dependent on experience

Location:

Myddelton House (EN2 9HG) with teaching across Lee Valley Regional Park

Type of position:

Permanent

Join our teaching team, showing people young and old about the wonders of Lee Valley Regional Park.

The post holder will deliver a diverse range of outdoor learning and community engagement across our 10,000 acre outdoor classroom.


There’s something very special about working in Lee Valley Regional Park. Set in award-winning parklands, sports and leisure venues, nature reserves and gardens which attract more than 7 million visits a year. 


The Learning and Engagement Team helps all ages including schools, teachers, youth groups, adults and families utilise the Park’s huge potential as an outdoor learning resource. We now wish to recruit a resourceful, flexible Learning and Engagement Officer to join our team. They will deliver our high quality outdoor learning programmes for schools and families covering a wide range of ages and abilities at locations across the Park. They will also deliver engagement activity for community groups of all ages. This is a great opportunity for someone to gain diverse experience in the field of outdoor learning and community engagement. 


Candidates should have experience working with a wide range of people in an outdoor setting. They should be confident in working independently and as part of a team.  This hands-on role requires enthusiasm and the ability to communicate effectively with all ages outdoors, but particularly young people, promoting interest and understanding of the Lee Valley Regional Park’s open spaces, biodiversity and Olympic legacy sites.  Sound IT literacy, dependability and good customer service are important for the office and resource management aspects of the position. Part of the role is processing customer bookings and supporting the administration of the Service.


A full driving licence and use of a car is essential and successful applicants will be required to obtain a Disclosure Certificate form the Disclosure Barring Service, for which assistance will be given. 


If you feel that you have the right blend of skills for this role, please apply online using the link below or alternatively download an application form and return it to jobs@leevalleypark.org.uk.


Closing date:  22 May 2022


If you do not hear from us within two weeks of the closing date,
you should assume you have been unsuccessful

  • We are an equal opportunities employer

  • We reserve the right to amend the closing date of this advert

  • No agencies please