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Schools Officer

Stepney City Farm
Stepney City Farm E1 3DG

Posted: 31/01/2019

Deadline: 25/02/2019

Compensation: £24,000 FTE (£9,600 pro rata)

Paid Part-time Fixed term / contract

Job description

The Schools Officer is responsible primarily for the delivery, monitoring and reporting for Stepney City Farm’s schools programme, funded through a 2-year service level agreement with Tower Hamlets Council.

The post holder is also responsible for the sale and delivery of workshops to schools from outside of Tower Hamlets; for the sale and delivery of nursery school packages; and the sale and delivery of egg incubation projects to local schools. These form a vital stream of generated income in support of the Farm’s charitable activities.

In addition, there is scope for the post holder to be trained up to cover annual leave for the Farm’s Youth Officer, delivering the Farm’s Sunday Young Volunteer sessions (ages 12-17).

The successful candidate will have experience of environmental education with children in a community setting, and a track record of delivering funded programmes, meeting delivery targets and reporting to funders.

For more information please read the full the job description.

Application information

Download: Job Description

Download: Application Form

Closing date: Midday, 25 February 2019

Interviews: 28 February 2019

Start date: April 2019

To apply: Email your completed application form and CV to

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About Stepney City Farm

Stepney City Farm is a three acre working farm, educational charity and a rural oasis in the heart of Tower Hamlets, offering children and adults the chance to interact with farm animals, learn how to grow food and try out arts and crafts. We provide a welcoming space for bringing diverse communities together, and cultivate wellbeing through high-welfare, environmentally sustainable farming practices. The Farm is free to all and everyone is welcome.