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Application Deadline Monday 29th January

JOB TITLE

Education Team Member and Tour Guide

DESCRIPTION

The main responsibility of this job role is to assist the education team at Kents Cavern in delivering the nationally significant education and outreach programme. You will do this by conducting educational tours of the cave, as well as hosting up to three, half an hour activities on site.

The educational visits typically lasts 4 hours, and take place during term time for classes from the Early Years Foundation Stage through to University level, for a broad range of topics such as evolution, rocks and fossils, light and dark and the English Riviera UNESCO Global Geopark as well as many more. The majority of our visits are for Key Stage Two classes learning about the Stone Age in Britain.

As part of the job role, you will be required to train as a Kents Cavern Tour Guide in order to familiarise yourself with the information associated with the cave and our health and safety procedures. This role is principally concerned with entertaining and leading visitors of all ages on guided tours around the cave system. 

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HOURS

The role requires the candidate to be able to work daytime shifts Monday – Friday, hosting educational visits or as a cave guide depending on the time of year. Our educational visits take place throughout the school term and peak general public visits are throughout the school holidays. Any existing holiday commitments should be noted on your CV and we will take these into consideration when determining your suitability for the role. 

HOW TO APPLY

Please send in your CV to:

Elliot Ling

Kents Cavern Prehistoric Caves 

Ilsham Road 

Torquay 

TQ1 2JF

Alternatively email your application to caves@kents-cavern.co.uk

DEADLINE DATE

Deadline for applications is 29th January.

INTERVIEW DATE

Interviews will take place on 6th and 7th February.

START DATE

Applicants must be available for training beginning 19th February.