Education Officer (Maternity cover)

Ryton Organic Gardens, Coventry
£18-22k pro rata
Holiday Entitlement: 
25 days pro rata

Garden Organic are currently looking for a part-time Education (Social and Therapeutic Horticultural) Officer to join our friendly and dedicated Education team. This is a fixed term contract for up to a maximum of 40 days per year with flexible hours to include school holidays – additional hours as required. There are no set days for each week as this is flexible and to be discussed to suit requirements. This post is supported by BBC Children in Need.
As Education (Social and Therapeutic Horticultural) Officer you'll be planning, delivering and reporting on sessions to cover for maternity leave. Evening and weekend work may be required for this post, for which time off in lieu is given.
In return, Garden Organic offers its employees many benefits including:
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays
  • 8% employer pension for a 4% employee contribution
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Bike to work scheme
  • Life assurance (x 2 salary)
  • Employee Assistance helpline
  • Free parking
  • Membership of Garden Organic which includes free or discounted entry to partner gardens around the country
  • On-going training and career development
  • Free access to all Garden Organic’s public courses (certain conditions apply)
In addition to these more tangible benefits Garden Organic also offers a relaxed, supportive and inclusive culture with a strong commitment to equal opportunities for all. 
Applications are to be submitted via application form and full covering letter explaining why you feel you are suitable for the position.  Any applications received without a full covering letter will not be considered. This post may be subject to a DBS check and will require the successful candidate to undergo safeguarding training.
We are a disability confident employer. If you are classed as disabled under the Equality Act 2010 (i.e. you have a physical or mental impairment that has a substantial and long term effect on your ability to carry out normal day to day activities) and would like to be considered for an interview under our disability confident scheme please indicate this in your covering letter.
We welcome informal discussion about the role prior to application, please contact Human Resources on 024 7630 8237.
Application Closing Date: 
Sunday, 10 February 2019
Interview Date: 
Monday, 18 February 2019