Outdoor Education Officer, Cyrenians Farm

  • Part time
  • £27,260 pro-rata
  • West Lothian
  • Closing 28th September 2020

  • Advertised from 9th September 2020
  • 15 hours per week. Initially funded for 12 months.
  • plus pension


Cyrenians Farm, at Kirknewton in West Lothian is a working organic farm producing local fruit, vegetables and eggs, and is also home to a community of vulnerable young people, many with backgrounds of homelessness.

This new role is an exciting opportunity for us to develop an educational offering to the farm residents, volunteers and local community using the farm’s resources, while also supporting the farm’s operational activities.

The post holder will lead on the development and delivery of educational activities, by engaging with relevant agencies and local organisations.

We are looking for a passionate and effective educator with excellent communication skills. With experience of outdoor education and/or a background in horticulture, woodwork, ecology or gardening, you will be resourceful and well organised. You should also be able to demonstrate Cyrenians values of compassion, respect, integrity and innovation in the work that you do.

Organisation Profile:

Cyrenians is a charity working towards a society that truly values and includes all. Our Vision is of an inclusive society in which we all have the opportunities to live valued and fulfilled lives. We work to make that vision a reality through our mission to support people excluded from family, home, work or community on their life journey.

Website: cyrenians.scot

Application notes

For full details and an application pack please visit cyrenians.scot , call 0131 475 2354 (during office hours) or e-mail: recruitment@cyrenians.scot CV’s will not be accepted.

Closing Date: 12 noon on Monday 28th September 2020

Interview Date: week beginning 5th October 2020

2nd stage: TBC