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Lead Outdoor Learning Tutor/Teacher

Salary: £25,501-28,050
Hours: 37.5 hours per week on average, worked flexibly over the year

We are looking for an experienced and passionate educator to join our friendly team and become an integral part of our exciting future.
This diverse role will have primary responsibility for leading our educational programmes, including working with school and community groups, families and site visitors.

You will be responsible for delivering established programmes as well as developing new programmes that make the most of our setting at Bore Place – a 500 organic acre farm with kitchens, gardens and an environmental education centre. Our Trust is committed to inspiring young people about nature and the countryside, food, farming and sustainability and to expanding our provision to support more children and young people to reach their full potential.

The successful individual will be passionate about young people and experiential outdoor learning, will have a can-do attitude and will be ready to hit the ground running. A commitment to our vision and values is essential with sustainability, collaboration and inspiration at their core.

Job Description and Application Form

To apply please complete the application form and send a covering letter outlining why you are applying for the role to

Application deadline Tuesday 11th February at 11:00 am.
Interviews will be held on Thursday 13th February 2020.
Please get in touch with Steph Barclay if you have any questions - email: tel: 01732 463255

Sessional Learning Tutors

We are looking for enthusiastic sessional tutors to join our education team, delivering experiential outdoor learning programmes including for visiting schools, SEND groups, school holiday programmes and community and visitor groups.

Please call Julie Easy for an informal chat about the role: 01732 463255.

Volunteering opportunities

Volunteer Market Gardener

Salary: voluntary position
Hours: 2 days per week; approx. 6 hours per day

We are looking for someone with enthusiasm and experience in fruit and vegetable growing to join our friendly and dedicated team. Working alongside our Market Gardener, you will need to be available to volunteer regularly and have experience of planting, growing and harvesting crops.

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Please send your CV to if you are interested in getting involved.

Volunteer Kitchen Assistant

Salary: voluntary position
Hours: flexible

Are you interested in local, seasonal and organic food? Are you a keen cook looking to improve your skills or someone wanting to boost their kitchen confidence? The role is to assist in preparing, cooking and serving a range of foods and meals and will include full training and the chance to experience and learn with our Head Chef using carefully sourced ingredients from onsite and the surrounding locality.

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Please send your CV to if you are interested in getting involved.

Other voluntary opportunities

Opportunities arise across the organisation to work alongside our staff in the gardens, kitchen, office and education teams. Take a look at our Volunteer page.

Work experience

Bore Place has lots of opportunities for students and others to gain work experience. Take a look at our Work Experience page.

Website photography

We are particularly grateful to many of our volunteers and others who have contributed some stunning photos to this website including: Clore Foundation, Pippa Green, Wendy McDonnell, Andrew Johnson, David Salmon, Helen Carey, Ian Leach, Julia Bracewell, Karen Shepherdson, Rebecca Douglas, Stella Cole, Becky Baldock, Jo Sheach, Jen Sayers, Sue Potter and Sparky Palmer.

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