Senior Project Officer (Fixed term, 8 Months)
East Ayrshire LOST & TCV
Salary £19,500 - £21,500
Location based in Kilmarnock, East Ayrshire
Contact information/links/how to apply https://www2.tcv.org.uk/cgi-bin/jobs/job_vacancy?id=1772
Closing Date Noon 07/08/2020
TCV & East Ayrshire is looking to recruit a Senior Project Officer who will work in partnership with East Ayrshire’s Learning Outdoors Support Team (LOST) to deliver East Ayrshire’s post COVID-19 School Green Gym programme (working with Primary, Secondary and ASN) in East Ayrshire, including the Barony Campus, Cummnock.
The post holder will work with a range of teachers and pupils; to support schools to get outdoors, develop their skills in working and learning outdoors, and to improve individual’s physical and mental health.
The Senior Project Officer will be tasked with running School Green Gym sessions and supporting teachers through School Green Gym training. Activities include healthy growing projects, conservation tasks and school grounds development; all with an aim to improve school grounds for learning and improving pupils and teacher’s health and wellbeing, as part of the school’s attainment programme. The Senior Project Officer will also work with teachers to deliver on going School Green Gym guidance and support, to maintain school’s use of outdoor spaces within school grounds and local green spaces.
The project is delivered through a combination of funding through the Attainment fund and the Children’s Lottery is offered as a 8 months, fixed term contract.