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Education Officer


Based in Wigan with frequent travel to the Rivington area.

18 hours per week

Project funded for 3 years 

Salary £16,867 - £20,049 (pro rata)

Primary Purpose of the job:

We are looking for an Education Officer to co-ordinate and deliver an exciting, creative and engaging education strategy, delivering events, training and interpretation of the Rivington Terraced Gardens Heritage Lottery project. To work with the project team to develop events and activities that widens the projects audience and communicates and interprets the sites diverse heritage. 

The post holder will have experience of working with schools and local communities to deliver education activities and events and an ability to communicate and motivate local people and community groups into taking positive action to improve their local environment.

Experience of working in heritage sensitive locations will be advantageous. 

To register your interest and receive a full role description and application form please contact Catherine Birch on 01942 821444 or email

Alternatively, you can download the Job Details and Description and complete and return the Job Application Form and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form and email to or send via post to:
Groundwork CLM, 74-80 Hallgate, Wigan, WN1 1HP. 

Deadline for applications is 2pm Monday 26th September 2016.