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Environmental Education Tutor

NFP People
Little Wittenham, OX14 4QZ
£24,150 per annum pro rata (£14,490 per annum actual)
Closing date
25 Apr 2024

Job Details

Environmental Education Tutor

Are you passionate about education and the environment? Are you a confident communicator with the ability to nurture and inspire children, young people and adults – whatever the weather!

The charity has recently undertaken an exciting period of development and expansion at the award-winning Earth Lab and surrounding green spaces, creating an environment that is fully equipped for learning and a pleasure to teach in.

This is an amazing opportunity to make a real difference to the educational offer and the impact on children and young people’s understanding of the natural environment and their place within it.

Position: Environmental Education Tutor

Location: Little Wittenham, OX14 4QZ

Hours: Part time, 21 hours per week (flexible working available)

Salary: £24,150 per annum pro rata (£14,490 per annum actual)

Contract: 12 months, maternity cover

Benefits: 26+ days holiday per year, pension contribution, flexible working arrangements

Closing Date: Thursday 25th April 2024. (We may close the advert sooner, subject to volume and quality of applications, so don’t hesitate to apply if you have the skills and experience we’re looking for.)

The Role

The Environmental Education Tutor a key role in the multidisciplinary Education team, supporting all areas of work, from school visits to community engagement with young adults and families. You will lead and engage groups from early years to adults through three education programmes: Earth School, Earth Skills and Earth Explorers.

This role has co-responsibility for the coordination of the Earth Skills programme, working with young people with special educational needs on an Open College Network accredited course.

Accountabilities include:


  • Working with the Environmental Education Manager to continue developing the STEM focused Earth School content
  • Maintain excellent relationships with schools, parents and other stakeholders
  • Co-responsibility for the administration, coordination, and delivery of the Countryside Skills programme
  • Work with the Environmental Education Manager to develop other skills based learning opportunities for schools, alternative education providers and charities
  • Maintain education resources and spaces as part of the team.


You will be joining a small but motivated team who are passionate about making a difference to climate sustainability, biodiversity, environmental impacts and health and wellbeing through engaging more people and making a positive impact.

About You

We’re looking for someone who has experience in learning delivery and is passionate about the value of education outside the traditional classroom setting. Someone who is flexible and adaptive with a love of the natural world and understanding of the importance of guiding children, young people and adults to develop a strong positive relationship with it.

You will have experience of:


  • Working in education (formal or informal setting)
  • Working with disengaged and challenging young people
  • Outdoor practical skills such as gardening, tool use, and wildlife monitoring
  • Working with young people with a broad range of Special Educational Needs and Disabilities, including ASD, SLD and PMLD


You will have:


  • A teaching qualification OR degree in environmental subject or equivalent.
  • A full driving license


If you have the skills and experience we are looking for and a passion for engaging children, young people and adults with the natural world… then apply today!

You will be asked to submit your CV and a covering letter describing why you are interested and how your skills and experience make you a good fit.

The Organisation

This environmental charity with 40 years’ experience in caring for and inspiring others with the natural green spaces, believes that we all have a responsibility to care for nature and understand our role within our ecosystem. The organisation cares for 500 hectares of woodland, farmland, wildflower meadows and wetlands, which receive 200,000 visits a year. These amazing places engage and inspire people to demonstrate nature based solutions to climate, biodiversity and public health crises.

Alongside a competitive salary, you can benefit from generous annual leave, volunteering opportunities, family friendly, flexible working wherever possible with forums and inclusive facilities to support staff.

You may have experience in other areas such as Teacher, Tutor, Mentor, Teaching Assistant, Primary Teacher, Secondary Teacher, Education, Schools, Environmental, Conservation, SEN, Youth, Children, Wildlife, Climate.

PLEASE NOTE: This role is being advertised by NFP People on behalf of the organisation.


We are Not-For-Profit People.

We recruit exclusively for organisations in the challenging Not-For-Profit sector. We’re fully behind the charities and bodies that aim to change the world – one project at a time. Whether you’re seeking exceptional leaders, committed staff or a combination of the two, you probably want to know exactly how we’re different and why it matters to you. We don’t do business as usual. We deliver a recruitment solution that replaces clunky, costly, contracted processes with a single, seamless solution.

Company info
01234 815658
6 West Street
MK46 5HR

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