Education Officer

An exciting opportunity has arisen for us to recruit a confident, `green-minded` individual, with recent teaching experience and a love of plants and animals, to deliver a wide range of stimulating and diverse learning activities and workshops for formal education, families and other audiences.

Permanent – casual working hours (as and when required, determined by school visitor numbers).

Application forms and enquiries to be submitted to or by post (addressed to the Education Manager).

Education Officer job specification

Closing date – Monday 10th April 2017

Interviews – w/c 24th April 2017 (a short presentation will be required at interview)


Trustees Vacancies

Would you like to join the board of Trustees?

We are looking for new Trustees to help support the Birmingham Botanical Gardens.

Since we opened in 1832 we have relied solely on the support of visitors and donors. Such support goes towards maintaining our Victorian glasshouses, our 15-acres of wonderful gardens and into developing exciting new projects. It also means we can continue to be a valuable resource of horticultural knowledge and pass this legacy down the generations.

As a Trustee, you would play a vital role in shaping the future and the direction of the Gardens, which are a much loved part of Birmingham’s landscape and heritage.  We are looking for enthusiastic, inspiring, passionate and experienced candidates with a wide range to skills and who are  happy to help deliver the core ethos of our charity. The successful candidate will assist in the responsibility and oversight on running our Charity.

We are looking for:

  • A deputy chairman
  • A company secretary, preferably with legal or accounting skills
  • A trustee with experience in quantity surveying
  • A trustee with experience in retail
  • A trustee with experience in catering
  • A trustee with experience in the events and leisure industry

Please note, our Trustee role is an unpaid, voluntary role.


If you are interested in applying for one of these roles, please contact: