Forth Environment Link seeks a Schools’ Project Officer for the Forth Valley Orchards Initiative.

Salary £21,500 - £22,500 pro rata, 14 hours a week until 31 March 2013. There may be a possibility of continuing the post until March 2015, subject to funding.

In this role you will expand the number of school orchards through the Central Scotland Green Network (CSGN) Orchard Grant Scheme 2012/13 across Forth Valley, and develop a network of existing and new school orchard groups to link them to the wider orchard network across the CSGN area. You will provide capacity building support for selected schools gaining funding from the grant scheme and promote school orchards and engage the school community in orchard activities. A background in environmental education, practical orchard establishment and management, and excellent communication skills are essential.

Apply by Sunday, 17 June 2012 to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Interviews will be held on Monday, 25 June 2012.

For an application pack, please visit the Forth Environment Link website.