Community led environmental projects in the Southside of Glasgow.


This page lists any current vacancies we have.  Please note we are always happy to accept speculative CVs.  If you think you could bring something new to our projects then please get in touch:
Urban Roots,  Toryglen Community Base,  179 Prospecthill Circus,  Glasgow,  G42 0LA
Telephone: 0141 613 2766 / 2763 or email:

Current opportunities:

Outdoor Education Officer

Deadline for applications: 5pm on Tuesday 14th May
Interview date:
Monday 20th May

Job Description

Hours: P/T 21 hours. 
Salary:  £15,264 (FTE £25,440)
Contract: To start as soon as possible, fixed term until August 2020
Location: Toryglen Community Base with travel to schools across Southside
Reporting to: Urban Roots Manager
Responsible for: Freelance workers, volunteers

Urban Roots is a thriving environmental and health improvement organisation working across the Southside of Glasgow.  The Southside Schools Digging into Nature project will develop and deliver an ambitious outdoor learning project with five primary schools in Glasgow Southside.  The post holder will be responsible for day to day management and delivery of the project. 

The role will involve working with school staff to organise and deliver an exciting program of learning sessions at natural heritage sites local to the schools, to support teachers to plan other activities based on learning at the sites, deliver a program of twilight CLPL to the wider school communities and to produce learning packs to encourage ongoing use of the sites.  The ideal candidate will hold a PGDE certificate or equivalent.  Significant weekly travel will be required across the project locations.

This post is funded by Scottish Natural Heritage and the National Lottery Heritage Fund.

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