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In our most recent, anonymous, staff satisfaction survey, 100% of staff said they feel proud to work for LtL. This confidence is based on professionalism: all staff reported their experience that LtL offers high quality services to our clients. This is borne out by repeat business and the longevity of our partnerships.

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Then discover who makes up the Learning through Landscapes team and what motivates them.

Why work for us?

LtL staff have a wide range of professional skills including teaching, child care, landscape architecture, fundraising, programme management, finance and business administration. As a relatively small organisation, collaboration and variety are key and we’ve built a very strong and supportive team spirit. LtL is a tightly run ship, with a purposeful culture where everyone’s contribution counts. If you like to hide away at work, this is not a place for you. But if you like to get things done and be valued for making a contribution, then LtL is a great place to be.

LtL strives to ensure it’s staff are rewarded for their contribution and offers many ‘soft’ benefits to help create a culture where staff welfare and wellbeing are high on the agenda and where staff feel happy, confident and rewarded in their work. These benefits include:

  • 28 days annual leave (pro-rata)
  • Birthday leave
  • 2 x annual salary life cover
  • Flexible working solutions
  • Support with work related studies
  • Paid leave to deal with emergency situations
  • Limited free parking
  • Free refreshments
  • Christmas meal allowance
  • Annual staff away day/meeting including subsistence

Who are we looking for?

The team at LtL has a wide range of professional skills including teaching, childcare, landscape architecture, fundraising, programme management and business administration.

As a relatively small organisation, collaboration and variety are key and we’ve built a very strong and supportive team spirit. LtL is a tightly run ship, with a purposeful culture where everyone’s contribution counts.

If you like to hide away at work, this is not a place for you, but if you like to get things done and be valued for making a contribution, then LtL is a great place to be.

If you are interested in working for us, please view our current vacancies (listed below). We also offer opportunities to deliver our work on a freelance basis as an Accredited Professional.

Current Vacancies

Polli:Nation for the Next Generation

Learning through Landscapes is excited to announce that funding from the National Lottery Heritage Fund has been granted to run a 15 month project through their Green Recovery Challenge Fund.

The project will be delivered in partnership with Leicester City Council (LCC) and the Wildlife Gardening Forum (WLGF).

As part of this project we are delighted to be able to offer opportunities for under 25’s wishing to work in the outdoor learning sector. This under 25 stipulation is a funding and project requirement and has been made to address the lack of opportunities for young people in this age group aspiring to train as outdoor educators in one of the areas hardest hit by the pandemic.

Project Officer – Leicester

full time – 37 hours per week

Salary range – £22,660 to £25,000 plus benefits

This post is home based in the Leicester area with extensive travel throughout the city and occasional travel to the Winchester or Stirling Offices.

For more information about the Project Officer post and to apply, please download the attachments below

Information and how to apply

Job Description and Person Spec

Application form

Equal Opportunities form

If you meet the criteria, have a passion for the outdoors and knowledge of either pollinators, habitat creation and management, wildlife gardening or citizen science as well as a broad knowledge and understanding of the English National Curriculum, you may be just who we are looking for.

The deadline for submitting applications is 9 am on 27th January, 2021

Interviews will take place on Tues 9th and Weds 10th February, 2021.

 

Support Officer – flexible/home based

part time – 7.4 hours per week

Salary £20,000 pro rata plus benefits

The Support Officer will facilitate the participation of WLGF within the “Polli:Nation for the next generation” (Polli:Gen) project in partnership with Learning through Landscapes (LtL as lead partner) and Leicester City Council.

You must be under 25 years old at the start of January 2021, have proven organisational and self-management skills, have a knowledge of environmental issues affecting pollinators and habitat creation & management Uk wide/globally and have Degree level or equivalent in a relevant field.  You will be expected to work closely with the Project Team at LtL, WLGF and coordinate responses across organisations so the ability to work flexibly throughout the project duration is essential.

For more information about the post and to apply, please download the information here

Please return the equal opportunities form with your application.

Applications must be received no later than 9 am on Thursday 18th February, 2021.

Interviews will be held on Wednesday 3rd March, 2021 via Zoom.

Digital Marketing Officer

full time – 37 hours per week

Salary £25,000 per annum plus benefits

We now have a vacancy for a Digital Marketing Officer to be responsible for our online presence and the growth of LtL’s digital education offer, leading to a growth in customers paying for and engaging with our online training.  Key responsibilities include:

  • New business development, with a focus on supporting the delivery of our online learning offer to schools, charitable trusts, corporate and social investors.
  • Creating a digital presence for LtL’s online training offer.
  • Sharing and promoting LtL’s online learning offer across multiple digital platforms, and with key stakeholders.
  • Designing and delivering LtL’s communications plan regarding our digital education offer.
  • Using analytics to increase self-generated income from online training because of promotional activities.

If you have the skills and would like to work for a charity that invests in it’s people, please download and read the information pack here.

The deadline for submitting applications is 9 am on 17th February, 2021

Please complete this Equal Opportunities form and return with your application.

Interviews will take place on Friday 26th February, 2021.

LTL is always keen to work with volunteers whose skills could help support the development of our work both in the office and with schools and early years settings. Please don’t hesitate to contact us if you think you can help in any way.

 

DIVERSITY AND EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES

LtL is committed to genuine equality of opportunity in all aspects of its activities both as an employer and as a national charity promoting children’s rights. To this end LtL will work to encourage and assist any disadvantaged groups or individuals and create a level playing field from which equality of opportunity can operate.

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