Junior Education Officer

Are you passionate about the outdoors and inspiring children to feel a connection with nature?  We use the culture of the Stone to Iron Age as a vehicle for the children’s imagination and to develop an understanding of community and their place in society.

Why we need you: We are looking for new junior education officer to support our education team and assist with activities and customer service  on our innovative education and events programme for school groups and visitors at Celtic Harmony Camp, the Prehistory settlement, near Hertford.

Celtic Harmony is an award-winning education charity, providing hands-on cultural heritage education of ancient Britain. We aim to increase understanding of the natural world and create a more sustainable way of life for future generations.

The education and events program has a unique hands-on approach to learning, where visitors experience  Prehistory during school trips and family events. Celtic Harmony has the Learning Outside the Classroom quality badge for outdoor education provision and was awarded the Best Learning Team in the School Travel Awards 2023.

The education team dress in uniform when working with volunteers and during the food service and wear Celtic costume when delivering activities, to provide the an enjoyable experience of life in ancient Britain. There is a range of school days from Farmers to Warriors that teachers choose from, with hands-on age appropriate activities, such as grinding grain on quern stones to archery and bat walks. The job is varied and includes assistance with catering, delivering of activities, site maintenance and communication.

Benefits to you:
  • Relocation Package one of £250
  • BUPA Health Care Scheme
  • Pension
  • Free Parking
  • Full induction and in-house and external training with Celtic Harmony
  • work in a growing education charity
  • follow a personal development training program
The ideal candidate will:
  • have a minimum of 2 years experience in outdoor education
  • have a degree or diploma in outdoor education / archaeology / history / child related qualification.
  • be interested in primitive skills and ancient culture.
  • have an enthusiasm to develop a career in the field of outdoor heritage education
  • be a good team player.
  • own car due to the rural location of the site.
LocationCeltic Harmony Camp – Brickendon, Near Hertford, Hertfordshire
RoleJunior Education Officer
Remuneration£23,000 gross per annum with extra £500 after 6 months. Work on a monthly rota including weekends.
Start Date4 September 2023
DeadlineThis is an ongoing recruitment process and we suggest you to apply as soon as possible.
HoursFull-time 40 Hours per Week

Apply soon, as we run an ongoing assessment for good candidates. Please read the Job Description and complete the application form and send to work@celticharmony.org

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