If you have some experience working with children and like the outdoors or have recently finished studying and are now looking for an opportunity to work in the field of outdoor heritage education, then an Education Trainee role could be for you!
We are looking for a new member of staff to lead and assist with activities on our innovative education programme for school groups and visitors at Celtic Harmony Camp, the Prehistory settlement, near Hertford.
Celtic Harmony is an award winning charity, providing hands-on cultural heritage education of ancient Britain to increase understanding of the natural world and create a more sustainable way of life for future generations.
The education program has a unique hands-on approach to learning, where visitors experience life in Prehistory form Stone to Iron Age during day trips and residential trips. Celtic Harmony is pledged with ‘Brilliant Residential’ campaign to deliver high quality residential trips which can lead to improved resilience and relationships for young people.
The education team dress in Celtic costume so that visiting school children can experience life in ancient Britain. There is a range of days from Woodsmen to Warriors that teachers choose from with hands-on age appropriate activities from grinding grain on quern stones to archery and bat walks. The job is varied and includes assistance with catering, delivering of activities, site maintenance and communication.
Benefits to you:
* Full induction training
* Work in a growing charity
* Develop skills in a unique field of work combining creative and practical skills to gain external training and accreditation where necessary.
* Follow a personal development programme
The ideal candidate will have / be:
• degree / college training / experience based in education or outdoor work
• Interest in primitive skills and ancient culture.
• Access to your own transport is essential due to the location of the site.
• able to use your initiative
• ability to work in a team
• good communication skills
Own transport due to rural location
Location : Celtic Harmony Camp, Brickendon, Hertfordshire SG13 8NY
Remuneration: £16,016 to £17,077 gross per annum pro rata, on a monthly rota including some weekends. Remuneration dependent on experience with the opportunity to becoming a Senior Education Trainee earning £19,281 after 12 months and the possibility to progress to Education Officer after 24 months earning £20,000 gross per annum pro rata.
Apply soon as we run an ongoing assessment for good candidates.
lease read the Job Description and complete the application form at http://www.celticharmony.org/vacancies/education-trainee/