Education and Therapy Manager

Littlehempston, Totnes, Devon
£29,270 - £33,891 per annum
21 Jun 2019
12 Jul 2019
Full Time
Contract Type

Education and Therapy Manager

Salary:  £29,270 - £33,891 per annum plus contributory pension, healthcare cash back scheme and mileage allowance.

Contract: Permanent subject to successful completion of probationary period.

The Mare and Foal Sanctuary is the largest equine charity in the South West peninsula dedicated to the rescue, rehabilitation and rehoming of horse and ponies in need. The Mare and Foal Sanctuary has recently launched its new 5-year strategy and is ambitious for the future.  You will make a real difference to people as well as to horses and ponies and will have the opportunity to contribute the full range of your educational or therapeutic expertise whilst continuing to develop professionally and personally in a supportive environment.

The post of Education and Therapy Manager has been created to expand the expertise and capacity of the existing small, talented team delivering equine facilitated interventions and outdoor learning.

Your role will be to develop and ensure the high quality delivery of educational and therapeutic programmes, activities and events that enable people of all ages to connect with horses and ponies, to experience and understand the difference they can make to our lives.

You will continue to develop your own professional specialisms within the Education and Therapy team as well as contributing to all aspects of general education and therapeutic work in an innovative, holistic, multidisciplinary team.

The post is based at Coombe Park, Littlehempston, Totnes working 37.5 hours per week hours (to be worked flexibly and to include some evenings, weekends and school holidays). Basic on site accommodation may be available.

For more information, please contact Dawn Neil (Head of Education & Therapy) via email  or call 01626 355969

To apply for this job, please complete and submit the application form including a detailed supporting personal statement explaining how your experience and expertise aligns with this role.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This role requires an Enhanced DBS disclosure.

The closing date for applications is 12pm on Friday 12th July 2019

Interviews are likely to be held on Wednesday 31st July and Thursday 1st August