Fife Coast and Countryside Trust (FCCT) is an independent charitable trust who work to promote, manage, and maintain Fife’s exceptional outdoor spaces. We are an organisation driven by a passion for Fife’s natural heritage and a commitment to promoting understanding and care for the natural environment through outdoor learning; and are currently seeking a ‘Head of Conservation & Engagement’ who will be an integral part in driving our work forward. We believe that our people are our greatest asset and look to employ individuals who bring a positive, energetic, constructive, and committed attitude to the workplace.
Reporting directly to the Chief Executive Officer, the successful candidate will be able to demonstrate a keen eye for detail, excellent communication skills in English, and the ability to work effectively as part of a close-knit team. Managing multiple demands and prioritizing effectively will be essential in leading and inspiring your team in the development and delivery of the FCCT’s Conservation and Engagement Plan.
Applicants should also be able to demonstrate the ability to think creatively and strategically at a senior level, and have experience managing diverse teams with broad ranging objectives.
• A degree or equivalent professional qualification in a subject relevant to the post;
• Experience of managing staff and a demonstrable ability to lead, motivate, and develop diverse teams;
• Build strong and effective community partnerships and stakeholder relationships representing the Trust as appropriate.
• Build partnerships to support the Trust’s environmental and access agendas ensuring we add value rather than duplicate effort.
• Experience of project and budget management with a track record of delivering projects on time and on budget;
• A clear ability to take initiative, support a vision and drive innovative approaches to influence the actions of others;
• A full UK driving licence or access to a driver if disability prevents driving.
This post is a full-time (36 hours per week) permanent post with an annual salary from £36473 - £44282. Work will be delivered over a five-day week but may include some evening and weekend work as required. Additional benefits include:
• Holiday entitlement of 24 days (rising to 29 days after the completion of 5 years of service) plus 8 days Public Holiday;
• Competitive pension contribution;
• Access to Cycle to Work Scheme;
• Access to training and professional development;
• Flexible working.
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In this flexible role you will work directly with the people we work for, supporting them to make positive changes in their life and be part of their community.
We also offer a supportive and inclusive working environment. Wheatley Group is committed to equality and diversity and is an equal opportunity employer.
Fife Coast and Countryside Trust (FCCT) is an independent charitable trust that looks after Fife’s finest natural heritage. We are seeking an Education Manager to join our dynamic and effective team. We are an organisation driven by a passion for Fife’s natural heritage and a commitment to promoting understanding and care for the natural environment through outdoor learning. We believe that our people are our greatest asset and look to employ individuals who bring a positive, energetic, constructive, and committed attitude to the workplace.
In accordance with the Curriculum for Excellence through Outdoor Learning, FCCT recognises that outdoor learning provides meaningful and memorable learning experiences that can add relevance and depth to curriculums. Learning outdoors can be enjoyable, creative, challenging and adventurous and helps people, young and old, learn by experience and grow as confident and responsible citizens who value and appreciate the spectacular landscapes, natural heritage and culture of Fife. We are also committed to ensuring the outdoors is a place for all those who wish to access it responsibly and with care for nature.
Working to the Head of Communities and Engagement, this role offers an opportunity for an able educator with a strong belief in the value of outdoor learning to really make a difference. You will be able to shape and influence outdoor learning policy and deliver meaningful and rewarding experiences to people of all ages. To achieve this, the Education Manager will identify key stakeholders including schools, colleges and universities and other educational establishments. They will drive strategic engagement across these organisations, building relationships and strengthening collaborative working practises. They will deliver an engaging and informative educational programme of events that teaches the value of responsible access and the benefits of time spent in the natural environment.
This post is a full-time (36 hours per week) permanent post with an annual salary from £ 26768 to £ 33939. Work will be delivered over a five-day week but may include some evening and weekend work as required. Additional benefits include:
Realisation of the Human Rights of Fife citizens with learning disabilities. To support collective advocacy where groups of local people with learning disabilities meet together, discuss issues from their own lives and the lives of other people who have learning disabilities. Workers facilitate members’ support of each other and work with groups and individual members to consider and develop suggestions, solutions and demands. Ideas and issues then brought by member representatives to those who control services, policy and law to tackle the inequalities and discrimination that members face and to bring about improvements in the life experience of people with learning disabilities in Scotland.