Head of Learning and Social Impact, Winchester

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Marwell WildlifeWinchester
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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent

Marwell Wildlife is seeking a dynamic and collaborative education specialist / social scientist to lead an exciting new phase in the development of our education, public engagement and environmental social science programmes.  

Reporting to the Director of Conservation, the successful candidate will mentor and develop our experienced team of qualified teachers and interpreters, while growing our related scientific capability and capacity. This will include developing and evaluating education opportunities and participatory initiatives, growing conservation education programmes for over 40,000 school children throughout all key stages of the national curriculum, engaging half a million visitors to our zoological park in Hampshire each year, and assessing the organisation’s wider social impacts.  

As a genuinely collaborative and embracing character, the successful candidate will bring an infectious enthusiasm for wildlife and a deep understanding of the value of nature for human wellbeing. They will have a post-graduate qualification in environmental social science, educational psychology or similar, a track record in successful conservation education, and key managerial qualities to lead and nurture an established and large team of staff and volunteers. 

If you would like to join our unique and vibrant organisation and become part of our Marwell Family, please visit our website, marwell.org.uk for a full candidate brief and to submit your CV and covering letter.   

Closing Date: 31st October 2017  

Successful applicants for vacancies with Marwell Wildlife will be required to have a DBS check as a condition of employment. Marwell Wildlife is an equal opportunities employer.

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More about Marwell Wildlife
Address: Colden Common, Winchester, Hampshire, SO21 1JH, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1962 777407