Environmental Educator

Job: Environmental Educator
Organisation: The Cape Leopard Trust
Location: Cederberg Mountains and Cape Town, South Africa
Application deadline: 31 July 2013
Full details/website: Environmental Educator

Description: The Cape Leopard Trust is seeking a suitably qualified ‘Environmental Educator’ to run its camps in the Cederberg Mountains and to manage its Cape Town based education programme. The candidate must hold a valid driving license, be physically fit, have outdoor experience and be willing to work for extended periods in a remote location.

Reporting to the Project Coordinator the key performance areas are:

  • Good leadership skills
  • Facilitating hikes and outdoor activities
  • Group management and mentoring
  • Practical campsite experience including maintenance
  • Conducting presentations and visits to schools
  • Maintaining relationships with environmental education partners
  • General administration and curriculum development
  • The ability to work independently under pressure or as part of a team
  • To be a responsible and presentable ambassador for the trust

Qualification and experience requirements:

  • Matric or equivalent qualification
  • Teaching or guiding experience is an advantage
  • Computer literacy and communication skills
  • A code 10/C1 driving license preferable
  • Fluency in both English and Afrikaans with knowledge of an African language desirable