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Education Assistant

(Seasonal Staff)

The Role:

Barleylands seek an enthusiastic and lively individual to join their award winning  Education Team, hosting school visits.

Duties include –

  • Leading a group of children with accompanying adults, establishing a rapport with the group.
  • Imparting knowledge
  • Facilitating hands on activities
  • Checking that learning objectives are being met

The Individual:

Experience in working with children at KS1 and KS2 would be an advantage but not essential. More importantly you will possess strong communication skills, be able to use your own initiative, be adaptable to an ever changing working environment and be willing to absorb and relay information regarding Food, Farming and the Countryside

Working hours are term time between 8.45 and 3.30 according to demand.

To register an interest in this role please email a copy of your CV, including a covering letter outlining why you believe you are suitable for the post, to our Education Officer, Karen Watson –



Farm Park Visitor Hosts

(part-time, weekends, holidays, evenings)

The Role

Can you bring a smile to people’s faces? The team create a fun, interactive and dynamic experience for our visitors in a range of environments; from outdoor Farm Park locations with our animals, to Indoor play areas and party venues.  Creating memorable experiences for each and every customer is our aim and working alongside children and animals is something we positively encourage!

Some of the duties include:

    • Delivering great customer service to our guests.
    • Participating & Leading activities
    • Animal Handling
    • Maintain & Deliver the Brands Product/Standards.
    • Hosting Play Barn Parties during evenings.

The Individual:

The role of the Visitor Host is, first and foremost, a customer service role. Therefore you will need to be friendly, approachable and confident when dealing with a variety of guests. A positive attitude, with flexibility, mobility and alertness are required to perform in this role.
You will need to have a full drivers licence as you will be required to do some tractor driving at times, training will be given.

Our Environment:

Barleylands is a friendly, fun and unique place to work and is seeking customer focused individuals who like nothing more than providing memorable and entertaining experiences for customers.  If you have the skills and attributes we are seeking and can be flexible in your hours of work we would love to hear from you.

Send your CV and covering letter to: