Looking good now
This stunning Indian bean tree is finally in flower at the heart of the Rock Garden.
This stunning Indian bean tree is finally in flower at the heart of the Rock Garden.
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Head of Education (part-time, 3 days/week)

Grade 8, £32,901-£44,166 per annum pro rata
This is an exciting part-time post that oversees the education and outreach programme of the Botanic Garden. The post-holder will lead the education team and will have specific responsibility for the development and running of the Garden’s programme of courses. The education team includes two other part-time education officers who oversee the other major strands of activities: the schools programme and community outreach. Administrative support is provided. Responsibilities of the post include: course programme planning and development; course tutor support, community education development; publicity/advertising; information materials design and development.
Educated to degree level, preferably in a science subject, the post-holder will have several years’ experience of working in the field of education with regular contact with the public. It is essential that they possess a sound understanding of both commercial principles and the educational context within which the Garden provides life-long learning. The successful candidate will have excellent inter-personal skills, be a creative thinker and team player and possess the ability to translate ideas into reality.

Further particulars and CHRIS/6 forms may be downloaded from the link left. Completed forms, a copy of a current Curriculum Vitae and the names and addresses of three referees, should be addressed to Mrs B M Stacey, Administrator, and submitted by the closing date of 22 November 2012.

It is hoped to hold interviews on 18 December 2012.