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Gardening/Outdoor Learning Educator

Grow Your Own Playground
Schools in East London

Posted: 12/12/2019

Deadline: 25/01/2020

Compensation: starting at £12 per hour (increasing to £15)

Paid Part-time


Job description

Grow Your Own Playground is looking for a brilliant gardening educator who really wants to inspire children. 

You will initially assist and then run curriculum linked gardening lessons at East London schools in Hackney, Tower Hamlets and Newham. Horticultural knowledge and interest is important, but most essential is someone who is hard working, shows good initiative and understands the importance of providing a practical, hands on learning experience for children to connect them with plants the natural world. 

Grow Your Own Playground is celebrating its 10th year next year. It works with over 5000 children giving them the opportunity to learn creatively using plants in a huge range of lessons. 

Salary: Starting at £12 per hour (increasing to £15 when you able to run lessons by yourself). 8 Hours a day- £96 a day (or £120 a day for running lessons).  

Hours: 1 day per week (during school terms), Friday (with the possibility of more days).

Application information

Please send a CV and covering letter to Cassie@GrowYourOwnPlayground.com

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About Grow Your Own Playground

Grow Your Own Playground gives children in London the opportunity to learn about plants and the natural world within their school curriculum.