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Royal Highland Education Trust (RHET) Borders Assistant

RHET Borders

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 position is to further develop the work of RHET in the Berwickshire and Kelso areas of the Scottish Borders, in partnership with the Scottish Borders Project Coordinator.

The contract is for 120 hours over one academic year (term time only). The role is seasonably variable due to school demand. You will organise farm visits and classroom talks for school groups in Berwickshire and Kelso areas encouraging them to look at their natural heritage as well as to foster an understanding of Scottish farming today. As such it would suit an applicant living in this geographical area.

This position is part-funded by the Fallago Trust. Contract runs from October 2015 for one year in the first instance with the possibility of extension. There is also the possibility of increasing the number of hours if funding becomes available.

The closing date for CV with a covering application letter is 12 noon Friday 7th August 2015 to Successful individuals will be required to undertake a PVG Disclosure Scotland check. Interviews for this contract will be held in September.

Please read the full job description before applying which can be found here: Job Description Borders assistant 2015


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