Urban Roots
Urban Roots

Charity registered in Scotland SC040647

Urban Roots is a community led environmental and health improvement organisation working across the Southside of Glasgow. We empower local people to make choices and lifestyle changes that are beneficial for them, their communities and the environment.

We are committed to working with local people on projects that improve the environment and health of the area through a range of activities including community gardening, conservation and biodiversity, and planet friendly living.

Our work aims to inspire people and communities to connect with nature.

Our ultimate vision is to become more embedded in the local community. 


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Outdoor Education Officer – Southside Schools Digging into Nature

  • Part time
  • £25,440 pro-rata
  • Toryglen Community Base, Glasgow
  • Closing 20th May 2019

Urban Roots is a thriving environmental and health improvement organisation working across the Southside of Glasgow. The Southside Schools Digging into Nature project will develop and deliver an ambitious outdoor learning project with five primary schools in Glasgow Southside. The post holder will be responsible for day to day management and delivery of the project.

The role will involve working with school staff to organise and deliver an exciting program of learning sessions at natural heritage sites local to the schools, to support teachers to plan other activities based on learning at the sites, deliver a program of twilight CLPL to the wider school communities and to produce learning packs to encourage ongoing use of the sites. The ideal candidate will hold a PGDE certificate or equivalent. Significant weekly travel will be required across the project locations.

This post is funded by Scottish Natural Heritage and the National Lottery Heritage Fund.

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