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Royal Highland Education Trust (RHET)
Fife Assistant Co-ordinator

We seek an enthusiastic and flexible individual with a passion for the countryside to work from home on a self-employed basis. The successful candidate 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 West Fife area, in partnership with the Fife Project Co-ordinator.

The contract is for up to 400 hours over one academic year (term time only). The role is seasonally variable due to school demand. You will organise farm visits and classroom talks for school groups in Kirkcaldy, Dunfermline and wider West Fife 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. 

Contract runs from November 2016 for 8 months in the first instance with the possibility of extension to 12 month yearly contract thereafter. 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 21st October 2016 to

Successful individuals will be required to undertake a PVG Disclosure Scotland check. Interviews for this contract will be held week commencing 31st October.

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