Learning Programme Teacher, Richmond upon Thames

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Royal Botanic Gardens, KewRichmond upon Thames
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Contract type: Full Time / Part Time
Salary: £26,500 per annum pro rata
Contract term: Permanent

Learning Programme Teacher x 6

Zero hours

Looking for a challenge in teaching? This is a unique opportunity to work in a diverse, inspirational and exciting learning environment.

Schools are integral to our work and vision, with abroad curriculum linked programme for visiting schools which spans Early Years, Primary, Secondary and Tertiary education (100,000+ participants per annum). Our aim is to inspire and develop lifelong connections with the natural world and foster dialogue about the need for sustainable lifestyles.

Kew is the world’s leading botanic gardens, at the forefront of plant and fungal science, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a major visitor attraction.
We want a world where plants and fungi are understood, valued and conserved – because our lives depend on them.

We use the power of our science and the rich diversity of our gardens and collections to provide knowledge, inspiration and understanding of why plants and fungi matter to everyone.

We are looking for experienced and innovative educators, with proven delivery experience and a passion for outdoor learning for all. The role requires creative, organised, flexible and inspirational team players with a good knowledge of the national curriculum across multiple key stages. You will be required to teach all age ranges from Early Years, Primary to Secondary pupils.

Our fantastic benefits package includes opportunities for continuous learning, a generous annual leave entitlement, flexible working to help you maintain a healthy work-life balance, an Employee Assistance Programme and other wellbeing support such as cycle to work scheme and discounted gym membership. We also offer a competitive pension, an employee discount scheme and free entry into a wide range of national museums and galleries, as well access to our own beautiful gardens at Kew and Wakehurst.

If you are interested in this position, please visit our website for more information and to apply.

Closing Date: 19/01/2020

We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from all sections of the community. We guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for the post.

No agencies please.

Interviews are planned for week commencing 3rd February. We anticipate that successful candidates will start work from 9th March onwards.  This role is subject to an Enhanced DBS check.


More about Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
Address: 47 KewGreen, Richmond, Surrey, TW9 3AB, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 208 332 3200