We are seeking to appoint an experienced and organised individual to the new position of Education & Engagement Coordinator.


Marks Hall Estate has begun to deliver a new organisational growth strategy (2020-25) with a focus on environmental sustainability, public engagement, and education. The Education & Engagement Coordinator is a key role in the Marks Hall Estate team. The challenges of this new, exciting role include developing a high-quality public education and activities programme focused on nature-based learning, and on-site and virtual resources which connect people with nature and the history of the estate.


You will be responsible for developing and managing the school education programme, adult education services, site-wide interpretation, and online education offer. The post holder will manage the work of relevant projects consultants, support staff, contractors, and suppliers. This role ensures that every person who visits the estate or interacts with Marks Hall Estate online has access to useful, informative nature and heritage education resources.


The postholder will be a highly organised, experienced professional in the culture/heritage education sector with a passion for outdoor education and nature-based learning, who has demonstrable experience of working with schools and delivering education sessions for children and people of all ages. A creative self-starter with lots of energy and a positive outlook, you will be hands-on, and able to balance a range of priorities and a busy workload.


To apply

You can download the job description for the position here.

Please look at our website thoroughly before applying (www.markshall.org.uk). We also encourage you to visit Marks Hall Estate if possible.

To apply please email a CV and a letter of application (2 pages maximum) addressed to Kath Cockshaw, Executive Director, explaining how your experience fits the job description and person specification, and why you would be a good fit for this role.

Your application must include the names and contact details of two referees, one of which must be your most recent employer. We will not contact your referees until an offer has been made and accepted.

Please email your application to Nanette Gaskell, HR Manager, [email protected] by midday, Monday 27 July 2020. We will be happy to answer any queries about the role before the closing date.

Interviews will take place at Marks Hall Estate week commencing Monday 3 August. The successful applicant must provide evidence of their right to work in the UK, and evidence of a current DBS check.

Marks Hall Estate (registered charity no. 256700) is an equal opportunities employer. We celebrate and value diversity. All recruitment decisions are made on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.

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