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Working for us

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.

Would you like to put a face to our name?
Then discover who makes up the Learning through Landscapes team and what motivates them.

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.

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

Our current vacancies

Training and Development Officer (London Area)

JOB TITLE              Training and Development Officer (London Area).

LOCATION            Home based – delivering across London/M25/Berkshire/Buckinghamshire and Hertfordshire area

SALARY                 £25k per annum pro rata – plus benefits

CONTRACT          Fixed Term contract to end of March 2022 with possibility of extension

HOURS                  22.2 hours per week – term time only.

 

POSITION AND ACCOUNTABILITY WITHIN LEARNING THROUGH LANDSCAPES

The Training and Development Officer will report to the Project Manager at LtL’s national office in Winchester.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • The Training and Development Officer will be responsible for the development and delivery of training to those interested in the use of school grounds for biodiversity projects, sustainability projects and other learning and play programmes. This will include teachers, support staff, governors, parents, early years practitioners and school grounds professionals, and will involve a significant amount of travel in England and the possibility of occasional work in other areas of the UK.
  • The post holder will deliver training using existing training modules and resources and will also be required to develop training materials for early years settings, new events and workshops.
  • The Training and Development Officer will work under the direction of the project manager and will work closely with other delivery officers and members of the Projects team.
  • Additionally, the Training and Development Officer will use their knowledge and experience to contribute to the general work of the Projects team in advising and helping colleagues, schools and school grounds practitioners across the UK to use, develop and manage school grounds to their maximum potential.

 

Please use the link below to download a Job Description and Application Information.

Support Officer – Wildlife Gardening Forum (WLGF)

JOB TITLE             Support Officer – Wildlife Gardening Forum (WLGF)

LOCATION            Flexible, home based

SALARY                 £20k pro-rata

CONTRACT           Fixed Term contract to end of March 2022

HOURS                   7.4 hours per week (0.2 full time equivalent)

 

POSITION AND ACCOUNTABILITY WITHIN LEARNING THROUGH LANDSCAPES

The Support Officer post is a part-time post on a 0.2FTE basis and is to 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.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

The role centres on:

  • Providing liaison and excellent communication between the WLGF coordinator, WLGF volunteers and community groups working within the Polli:Gen project and other participants.
  • Coordinating production/distribution of high quality Polli:Gen project materials by WLGF volunteers & community groups.
  • Providing administration and coordination help to free up WLGF Trustees to engage directly with the Polli:Gen project.

 

Please use the link below to download a Job Description and Application Information.

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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