As part of our Education, Families and Youth team, you will support the smooth running of our education social media channels. As part of this, you will play an important role in creating awareness and celebrating schools' successes in our biggest school offers including Big Schools' Birdwatch, Wild Challenge Award, Schools on Reserves and more.
We are looking for someone who can offer around four hours a week, mainly between Mon-Friday and, ideally, spread throughout the week. There is flexibility in this requirement so if you think you would be great for this role, we would love to hear from you.
This role is home-based, although depending on your location, there may be the possibility of occasionally working with colleagues in an RSPB office. Please note that we are looking for someone over 18 years of age.
What you will be doing
Help plan, create and post social media content for our teacher audience on Facebook and Twitter
Support the development of our online teacher community by engaging and amplifying UGC
Engage with teachers to inspire them to deliver their curriculums through (and for) nature by sharing the RSPB’s education offers and other relevant national education campaigns
Celebrate outdoor learning and promote quality teaching ideas
Support monitoring and evaluation
Attend (this can be remotely) an initial induction and training session and participate in occasional skills development opportunities
Build and maintain links with other RSPB staff and volunteers working on social media
Work strategically on social media communication plan and content delivery
The skills you need
- Proficient with Facebook and Twitter and good working knowledge of MS Office systems
- Knowledge and understanding of the curriculum, lesson planning and other demands of classroom teachers
- Experience of outdoor learning and the school grounds as a learning resource
- Ability to work independently
- An interest in building a movement of teachers committed to delivering learning in, through (and for) nature
- Ability to inspire others
What's in it for you
- A highly rewarding role which offers a chance to make a positive impact
- Experience of playing a vital part in inspiring teachers and young people to learn through (and for) nature during a very exciting time for outdoor learning
- Developing skills and experience
- Opportunity to use your knowledge and professional educational experience to help facilitate schools across the UK to increase the biodiversity of their school grounds and enrich their curriculums
- Experience of working for the UK’s largest nature conservation charity
- You will be a valuable member of a professional team
- The RSPB will provide: Regular line management support (appraisals, 1:1 meetings)
- Access to existing RSPB’s wellbeing support programme, affinity groups and online training courses
We believe in equality of opportunity, and are open to discussion of any adjustments you might need to achieve your full potential. We are committed to better reflecting society within our workforce, and are keen to encourage more applications from people from black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds, people with disabilities and younger people who are currently underrepresented as RSPB employees and volunteers. All applications will be judged on solely on merit.