Education Activities and Events Assistant
Coombe Country Parks offers 500 acres of beautiful gardens, woodland, lakeside walks, bird watching and Educational Activities.
Coombe has won many awards for its quality and excellence in management, conservation, visitor experience and education including SSSI status for 40 years, Green Flag (parks and green spaces excellence award), Visit England's Visitor Attraction Quality Scheme and Natural England's Country Park accreditation and the Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence. You will be joining a dynamic and enthusiastic education team who specialise in educating people of all ages and abilities. We offer a diverse range of programmes/ activities from school, family activities and guided walks at Coombe Country Park, War Memorial Park and other parks and green spaces in the city
Under the direction of the Education, Events and Activities Officers, the Assistant Education, Events and Activities (Casual) are responsible for assisting in the day to day, organisation and delivery of a wide range of educational, events and activities for both children and adults at Coombe Country Park, War Memorial Park and other Greenspace sites throughout the City
On a paid, but voluntary basis, cover for other duties required at both Coombe Country park and War Memorial Park and other staffed sites supporting in shop, with general maintenance, cleaning as required as required.
You will have knowledge of
Current Outdoor and Environment Education practices
Different learning styles and techniques
Delivering a wide range of activities and programmes to all ages and needs
Relevant health and safety issues.
Understanding and commitment to equal opportunities
Some knowledge of play work and informal education
Tasks required to maintain high levels of customer satisfaction within the park
This is a casual position, hours to be worked when required
23rd/24th/25th January 2019
In return, we can offer you an excellent pension scheme, flexible working, 'MyCar' scheme, interest-free loans on annual travel cards, discounts at a number of city centre restaurants, shops and other establishments.
Coventry City Council is committed to delivering the best possible services and improving the quality of life for Coventry people. In order to do this effectively we aim to have a workforce that represents the diverse communities we serve, embracing and utilising the broad range of skills, experiences and perspectives this brings.
We are committed to making our recruitment practices as inclusive as possible for all. This includes making adjustments or changes for people who have a disability or long-term health condition.
This post is exempted under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such appointment to this post will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of police records via Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).
This Authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
This post is covered by the Code of Practice on the English language fluency for public sector workers
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