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.