Opportunity: Schools Climate Hub Coordinator

About the Role:

Salary on appointment will be £36,333 per annum, with an annual increment up to £43,155 per annum.

An exciting opportunity has opened at the University of East Anglia’s Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research for a Schools Climate Hub Coordinator. This position will involve coordinating the East of England hub for the national Climate Ambassadors programme. You will be responsible for recruiting and supporting volunteer Climate Ambassadors to help schools and other educational settings develop and deliver Climate Action Plans.

This is an excellent opportunity to be a part of a vital initiative that will help educate and inspire the next generation to take action against climate change. You will need a broad understanding of sustainability and climate issues and solutions in education settings.

If you are passionate about making a difference and have experience of delivering successful sustainability and/or education initiatives or projects, ideally with experience of rolling them out to wider audiences, we encourage you to apply.
This full-time post is available immediately for a fixed term period of up to 24 months. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. Appointment will be subject to a criminal record check at Enhanced level from the Disclosure and Barring Service, including a check of the Child Barred List. It is an offence to apply for this role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.
UEA offers a variety of flexible working options and we encourage applications from individuals who would prefer a flexible working pattern including annualised hours, compressed working hours, part-time, job share, term-time only and/or hybrid working. Details of preferred hours should be stated in the personal statement and will be discussed further at interview.
Benefits include:
  • 44 days annual leave inclusive of Bank Holidays and University Customary days (pro rata for part-time).
  • Family and Work-life balance policies including hybrid working and considerable maternity, paternity, shared parental leave and adoption leave.
  • Generous pension scheme with life cover for dependants, plus incapacity cover.
  • Health and Wellbeing: discounted access to Sportspark facilities, relaxation rooms, 320 acres of rolling parkland, wellbeing walks, Wellbeing Ambassador network, medical centre, Occupational Health and a 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme.
  • Campus Facilities: Sportspark, library, nursery, supermarket, post office, bars and catering outlets.
  • Exclusive shopping discounts to help cut the cost of household bills, childcare salary sacrifice scheme, Cycle to Work scheme and public transport discounts.
  • Personal Development: unlimited access to LinkedIn Learning courses, specialist advice and training from our Organisational Development and Professional Learning Team.
Closing date: 29 January 2024
The University holds an Athena Swan Silver Institutional Award in recognition of our advancement towards gender equality.

For an informal discussion about the post please contact Asher Minns via a.*****@ue*.uk or 07880 547843.