Forest School Project Officer

The Education Team at The Wildlife Trust for Lancashire, Manchester & N. Merseyside have been championing the Forest School movement in the North West since 2009. The Trust is committed to facilitating high quality Forest School programmes to a range of individuals and settings including nurseries, primary, secondary and specialist schools, home-education groups and adults.

The ideal candidate for the Forest School Project Officer will be an experienced forest school practitioner who is passionate about inspiring future forest school leaders, and committed to supporting them through their training journey. It is vital that the individual has excellent interpersonal, communication and leadership skills. If you have a forest school qualification and experience of delivering adult training, we want to hear from you!

Flexibility with regards to the working hours will be required as this post will involve occasional weekend and evening working; however the normal working week will be Monday to Friday. In return, we offer a friendly and flexible working environment, and the chance to make a positive difference for people and wildlife in the North West.

How to Apply

Further details including a full Job Description can be found on our website:, along with our application forms. Please review the Job Description before you apply.

Should you be interested in this position, please complete the Application Form and Diversity Monitoring Form and return your application before the closing date stated below.

(CV’s will not be considered – No Agencies)

Closing Date for Receipt of Applications Is: Monday 26 April 2021

Interviews: W/c 3 May 2021

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Key Information




Lancashire Wildlife Trust




Full Time


Mid Level, Postgraduate


Biodiversity, Conservation, Education, Environment, Nature & Wildlife, Sustainability, Workshop & Practical Skills


Brockholes Nature Reserve, Preston New Road, Samlesbury, United Kingdom

Application Deadline:

26th April 2021 at 11:45pm

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