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Title  

Learning Project Officer – FTC

Reference     (Please mention Stopdodo/Environment Jobs in your application)
Sectors   Nature Conservation (Terrestrial Ecology)
Location   England (London & Greater)
Salary   Starting salary £28,880 per annum inclusive of all allowances. Fixed term contract until 31.03.19
Type   Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status   Full Time
Level   Mid Level
Deadline   22/11/2017
Company Name   City of London
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Description  

We are looking a dynamic project officer to join our new learning team and deliver an innovative community engagement project at West Ham Park and Wanstead Flats. The project officer will lead our Wild East project, which connects London’s families to nature using bespoke interpretation tricycles staffed by teams of community volunteers

As a Learning Project Officer, you will be delivering projects which aim to increase people’s connections to their local green spaces, resulting in better understanding, confidence, involvement, wellbeing and connection in the local community. You should have a strong track record of delivering and managing community engagement and learning projects which create a lasting impact.

We are looking for an individual with experience in community engagement, family  learning, learning activity development,  volunteer engagement, and working with deprived communities.

-       Guerrilla Interpretation Project (based at West Ham Park and Epping Forest):.

-       Green Spaces Friendly Schools Project (based at West Ham Park): takes a full school approach with a smaller number of London’s inner city schools. The project aims to embed outdoor learning in a school’s ethos and curriculum, and create a sense of place with their local green space, through assemblies, school sessions, teacher training and senior leadership support.

-       Green Space Play Project (based at Hampstead Heath & Queen’s Park): aims to address barriers to connection with nature by targeting families with under-5s through natural play activities.

-       Green Talent (based primarily at Hampstead Heath & Bunhill Fields): provides opportunities for long term unemployed young people to explore careers in the environmental and green spaces sector.

As a Learning Project Officer, you will be responsible for the delivery of targets associated with the project, leading and motivating project volunteers, developing project content, maintaining relationships with high profile partners and working collaboratively with the community. You will also work alongside the Head of Learning on department-wide projects such as new ways of evaluating the impact of our learning sessions. These are exciting roles with scope to develop and innovate.

If you are passionate about connecting communities to their local green spaces and you want to make an impact, we look forward to receiving your application. 

Any additional enquiries contact Abigail.tinkler@cityoflondon.gov.uk

Closing Date for this post is at Midday, Monday 20 November 2017.

Interviews will be held on 30 November 2017.

To apply, please visit www.cityoflondon.gov.uk/jobs

Please note that CV’s will not be accepted

Please contact 020 7332 3978 (24-hour Answer phone) quoting reference number OS379 if you experience any problems. A minicom service for the hearing impaired available on 020 7332 3732.

                                                                                                     

The City of London is committed to Equal Opportunities and welcomes application from all sections of the community

The City of London Corporation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment

The City of London Corporation operates a no smoking policy.

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