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Royal Highland Education Trust (RHET) Project Co-ordinator

RHET Ayrshire & Arran

We seek an enthusiastic and flexible individual with a passion for the countryside to work from home on a self-employed basis. They will continue the excellent work currently being undertaken, to help young people learn about the countryside, food, farming and their natural heritage. The candidate will organise farm visits and classroom talks across the Ayrshire and Arran council area, to help young people learn about the farming, food and their local countryside as well as to foster an understanding of Scottish farming today.

The initial 2015/16 contract is for 840 hours over the academic year. The role is seasonably variable due to school demand, with the majority of hours within term time. Fees will be paid at the rate of £11.50 per hour.

This position is part-funded by the Scottish Government, The MacRobert Trust, QMS, and the NFU Mutual Charitable Trust amngost others and will run from October  2015 to August 2016 for one year with the possibility of extension.

The closing date for CV with a covering application letter is 5pm Friday 16th October 2015 to Successful individuals will be required to undertake a PVG Disclosure Scotland check.

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