Forest School Project Officer (Training)

Would you like to join the Forest School Team, focussing on on forest school training in a variety of settings?

Forest School is a child-led, play based ethos that provides children, young-people and adults regular opportunities to achieve and succeed through hands on learning experiences in a natural setting.

The Wildlife Trust is passionate about the provision of opportunities for children and young people to develop their understanding of nature and care and concern for the environment, and we aim to provide this through the facilitation of Forest School programmes throughout the North West.

The team are currently recruiting for a Forest School Project Officer to focus on the preparation, implementation, delivery and evaluation of Forest School training at Level 2 and 3. This is a fixed-term position for two years.

The successful applicant will establish themselves as a key member of the Forest School team, working closely with the Education Manager and the Forest School Project Officer to prepare and deliver Forest School programmes and educations workshops to a vast range of groups such as schools, nurseries, pre-schools, scouts and guides.

You will need to have a Level 3 Certificate in Forest School Programme Leadership, and at least two years experience facilitating a range of forest schools programmes to be considered for the role. Part-time/job share will be considered for the right candidate(s).

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 not accepted – No agencies)

Closing Date for Receipt of Applications Is: Thursday 23 September 2021

Interviews: W/c 27 September 2021

Interviews: W/c 6 September 2021

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Key Information




Lancashire Wildlife Trust


Fixed Term


Full Time


Graduate, Mid Level, Postgraduate


Conservation, Education, Environment, Nature & Wildlife


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

Application Deadline:

23rd September 2021 at 11:45pm