Opportunity to work on Lundy Island

Thanks to Heritage Lottery funding and working with the Landmark Trust we’re really pleased to be able to offer this post of Seasonal School Engagement Officer to manage a programme of activities for schools and visitors that will use the church as an educational base.


A Seasonal School Engagement Officer position has arisen to assist the full time Warden on Lundy Island in the Bristol Channel. Lundy is a stunning and unique island, designated a SSSI and SAC it also supports the UK’s first Marine Conservation Zone with No Take Zone. A key part of the role will be to improve the quality of the Island’s education ‘offer’ and to provide opportunities for more school pupils to visit the Island and participate in educational activities.

Work will involve managing a programme of educational activities for visitors and schools, incorporating: outreach talks, facilitated visits to Lundy, guided walks and other age-appropriate on-Island activities for school pupils. Supporting other areas such as the Tavern and Housekeeping may also be required at busy times.

The position is live-in and starts in April 2018 and runs until the end of October 2018. The workload will be varied and a flexible approach is required. Enthusiasm is essential combined with a love for the outdoors, wildlife and visitor engagement. The ideal candidate will have a friendly personality, a flexible approach and enthusiasm to integrate into island life.

Accommodation along with travel will be provided.

For an application form and job description please call 01237 423233 or email:

Closing date for applications is Wednesday 11th October 2017. Interviews will be held on Wednesday 18th October.

A beautiful day on Lundy
A beautiful day on Lundy