Learning Officer
Ref: LO(2023)SL

WWT Slimbridge and Headquarters
Visitor Engagement, Communications, Learning
£23,336 per annum
Position type
Full Time
Working pattern
37.5 hours per week, 5 days from 7 including weekends, bank holidays and occasional evenings
Job advert

The Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust (WWT) is a conservation charity that protects wetlands for wildlife and people. We conserve, restore and create wetlands. We are pioneers in saving wetland wildlife, both in the UK and around the world. At our 10 UK sites around a million visitors a year engage with wetland nature. We work internationally in key global wetland areas, balancing conservation with sustainable livelihoods and influencing national and international conservation policies.

The Role

The Learning team at WWT Slimbridge has an excellent reputation for its outdoor, enquiry based, interactive learning sessions. Coupled with the Centres new exhibits, renowned collection of birds, mammals and amphibians, visits are even more memorable, enjoyable and educationally sound. As part of the team you will assist with the development, delivery and evaluation of our varied learning sessions.

Other duties include taking and managing bookings, assisting with pre-visits and teacher taster events, facilitating the Centres work experience programme and carrying out simple maintenance tasks within learning areas across the Centre. Occasionally you will also assist with the delivery and evaluation of Centre’s engagement events during school holidays.

About You

The successful candidate will have a proven customer service ability gained within a visitor attraction. The ability to communicate with people at all levels is essential. Knowledge of natural history / environmental / conservation issues and experience of delivering learning sessions is desirable. Please note that regular weekend working and bank holidays are a requirement of this role.

In return for your hard work and dedication, you will enjoy a wide range of benefits including:

  • 33 days annual leave, inclusive of bank holidays, increasing to 38 days after 5 years’ service (pro-rata)
  • Contributory pension scheme matching up to 7%
  • Life assurance providing 3 times annual salary
  • Access to a wide range of resources to support your health and wellbeing including our 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme
  • Enhanced family friendly policies
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Free entry to all our centres

Appointment to this position is subject to the successful candidate receiving an enhanced disclosure and barred list check (child).

Closing date:  Wednesday 6th December 2023

Interview date:  Friday 15th December 2023

WWT is an equal opportunities employer and all applications will be considered solely on merit.

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