Education and Engagement Manager

Vacancy: Education and Engagement Manager (Part Time)
Salary: £31,000 – £35,000 (pro-rata) plus 9% Employer’s Pension Contribution
Location: Office (Salisbury)/Home-based, with some travel across Wessex and the Isle of Wight
Employer: Wessex Rivers Trust
Closing date: 5pm, Wednesday 10th April 2024
Interviews: Monday 22nd April or Friday 26th April 2024

We are looking to recruit a new part time Education and Engagement Manager to lead the way in our vital work throughout Wessex and the Isle of Wight. The successful candidate will be passionate about environmental education, community outreach and volunteer engagement.
Wessex Rivers Trust delivers hundreds of river education sessions and events each year to schools, uniformed groups, home education groups, teachers, and the general public. We aim to educate as many people as possible about our local chalk streams and rivers and empower local communities to take up stewardship of these precious environments.

As our Education and Engagement Manager you will oversee the growing team, with direct line management of the Senior Education Officer, Education Officer, Communications & Events Officer, and Youth Engagement Officer. You will be responsible for developing the education and engagement programmes, ensuring best practice is adhered to, including health and safety, and work with Trustees to maintain funding for the delivery programmes.

Please see the full job description here.

How to apply:
To apply for this position, please send the following documents to
• Your CV (3 pages maximum)
• Cover letter (1000 words maximum) describing your suitability for the role with explicit reference to the Person Specification

The deadline for this position is Wednesday 10th April 2024, 5pm and interviews will take place on Monday 22nd April or Friday 26th April 2024.

If you would like to discuss this position, please email 

Education Volunteer

Vacancy: Education Volunteer
Organisation: Wessex Rivers Trust
Closing date: Ongoing

Do you have a passion for the environment and education? Are you interested in helping Wessex Rivers Trust deliver river education sessions? Apply to be an Education Volunteer today!
Wessex Rivers Trust is looking for a group of dedicated volunteers to support the Education and Engagement team deliver sessions to school groups, home education groups, youth groups (e.g. Scouting and Guiding) and at public events.

The role will be mostly site-based working, either by a river or in-school, with occasional visits to our Head Office in Salisbury.

View the Role Description.
To apply for this position please email the following to
• Your CV (3 pages maximum)
• A brief covering letter (500 words maximum)
We will then arrange an informal chat, either face-to-face or online, depending on your availability.

All successful candidates will be subject to at least one reference and an enhanced DBS check.