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Education, Families and Youth Manager

Reference number: A4880220

Location: Belfast

Are you passionate about nature? Do you have the experience and skills to develop, deliver and evaluate education programmes and activities that inspire the next generation to take action for nature? You will lead our work to connect children with nature in Northern Ireland, including through strategy development and advocacy of our education policy objectives. You will help implement new and exciting initiatives and support the development of experiences for young people and families across Northern Ireland, and seek out new opportunities with funders and partners.

You will be an inspiring leader with experience of developing and managing projects, leading teams and managing change, and knowledge of safeguarding, formal education and community outreach. You will have good knowledge and experience of the education and youth sector in Northern Ireland. You will be an excellent communicator who is able to prioritise and think strategically.

This is a really exciting time to join the RSPB, in Northern Ireland where we have helped deliver some amazing successes for saving nature and inspiring people, and you'll have the opportunity to work as part of a dynamic team, helping to shape the way we connect young people with our wonderful wildlife.

The RSPB is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to the appropriate safeguarding checks upon appointment.

Salary starting at

£25,463 to £27,585 per annum, pro rata

Hours & contract information

Hours: Part time, 18.75 hours per week
Contract: Permanent

Closing date: 19 February 2020
Interview date: 2 March 2020

How to apply

Our role profile describes the key result areas and skills and experience needed for the role. Please make sure you include reference number A4880220 on your application.

Role Profile (Word 130Kb, requires Microsoft Word)

Application details (Word 33Kb, requires Microsoft Word)

Equal opportunities form (Word 31Kb, requires Microsoft Word)

This role is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act. You will be asked to declare unspent convictions and cautions at offer of employment stage.

Who to contact

For questions about this post
Jess McVicar

Send application details to
Joanne Cathcart