Job Alert: Local Food Project Officer, Groundwork

Salary range £21,413 – £26,765 inc. contributory pension scheme
September 2012 – February 2014

Groundwork are seeking to recruit an individual to deliver a new,
innovative project, Eat the School, across primary schools in the
Swinton area of Salford. You will have the ability to inspire and
motivate young children, their teachers and volunteers in food growing projects, using the outdoor environment to develop skills and
abilities in a fun and practical way. For this role you will have
experience of working with primary age children, and of teaching basic horticulture and gardening within the community, or working with community growing projects. You will also have experience of working with a range of public, private and third sector partners.

You will need an understanding of the national curriculum and the role of the outdoor environment in its delivery. You will need excellent communication and interpersonal skills, as well as the ability to plan events and activity programmes. You will possess strong basic horticulture skills, including planning, design and growing. You will be an excellent project manager.

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: 2nd August 2012
Interviews will be held on 9th August 2012

If you believe you can make a difference, we’d love to hear from you!
We are an equal opportunities employer.

Contact us on 0161 220 1000 or email manchester.jobs@groundwork.org.uk
for an information and application pack, quoting job reference LFPO.

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