This is a UK based contract and as such, you are required to have the Right to Work in the UK. Evidence of your Right to Work will be checked prior to interview.
This is a fixed term contract until 30 th August 2024.
Nature is in decline and if we do not reverse it our world will change forever. It is not too late to act, and you can play a pivotal role in bringing our world back to life by joining the world s largest independent conservation organisation in this new role of Teaching Community Manager.
As a global environmental charity, we are tackling key drivers of nature s decline, climate change, food systems and thriving habitats and species. If we are to succeed, we need to increase the number of people engaged in our work. This is where your abilities as Teaching Community Manager are needed.
Join us and you will help harness the power of education to help shape a positive and sustainable future for our planet. Your role will put teachers and school leaders at the heart of our education programme. We want you to support our community of educators and schools to make their institutions and their local communities more sustainable. This will involve introducing a programme to support and mobilise school leaders to change curricula, school estates and culture. You will take responsibility for programme budget management, evaluation as well as for setting and monitoring KPIs. You will engage with teachers to grow our audience and ensure they are involved in developing our education programme too. You will also collaborate with colleagues to develop tools and training that supports our schools programme, connecting schools with WWF and developing young people s knowledge and skills.
For this new role, you must have experience of developing and delivering effective education programmes, preferably with professional development partners. You will have an understanding of relevant pedagogical approaches and evaluation methodologies as well as experience of a range of mobilisation, engagement and communication techniques. You will also have experience of budget management, commissioning research and leading a matrix team to deliver against objectives. You will be familiar with monitoring and evaluating programmes, and using insight gained to improve ongoing performance too. An effective communicator you will be excellent at building relationships, facilitating engaging training sessions for a range of stakeholders , solving problems and overseeing projects Critically, you will have sound knowledge of the education landscape in the UK.
Experience of working in an educational context or having a PGCE or similar teaching qualification would be an advantage.
If you have the skills to inspire teachers, students and schools to join the fight to create a world where people and nature can thrive, we d love to hear from you. Please visit our website via the link and complete the online registration and submit a copy of your up to date CV with supporting statement highlighting why you are interested in this role as well as why this role is for you.
We expect to conduct first interviews the week commencing 4/12/2023
Every role at WWF is open to applications from all sections of society. We believe in the potential of everyone regardless of; race, religion or belief, ethnic origin, different physical ability, family structure, socio-economics, age, nationality or citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other aspect that makes you, well you. Here at WWF we re committed to conscious inclusion that helps cultivate an ethos of belonging, connection, and shared purpose. We believe that the more diverse we are the better we become; this brings us together and empowers us to develop, engage and inspire; and critically to help build a future where people can live in harmony with nature.
Our policies and benefits reflect the importance of people being able to have a good work-life balance and being able to bring their full self to work.
Our world needs you like never before. We are the first generation to know we are destroying the world and we could be the last that can do anything about it. We re looking for people who are passionate about making it politically, socially and economically unacceptable to destroy our planet s natural resources. We need you to join us in the fight for our world.