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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.

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.

Check out our available positions below

Please note: In normal circumstances we would make every effort to let applicants know they have not been successful for interview. However, at the present time, due to the high volume of applications being received across a variety of different roles, we are now unable to do so and therefore must apologise in advance and kindly request that you do not contact us if you do not hear from us regarding your application.

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.

Training and Development Officer x 4

London/East of England/South & West Wales/Central Scotland

Part-time hours – term time only

Salary £25,000 per annum pro-rata plus benefits

We are delighted to announce that we have been successful in securing funding from the Players of the People’s Postcode Lottery funds which has allowed us to continue our extremely popular Local School Nature Grants project working with schools and early years settings across the UK.  We are now in a position to be able to recruit for 4 x part-time Training and Development officers to work in the London region, Central Scotland, South and West Wales, and the East of England. 

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 within their designated region with 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.

To find out more about these exciting roles and how to apply, please select the relevant information pack for

London      East of England          Central Scotland       South and West Wales

 

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

The deadline for submitting applications is 9 am on Thursday 25th February, 2021.

Interviews will take place via Zoom on

Tuesday 9th March (Scotland)

Wednesday 10th March (England)

Friday 12th March (Wales)

Tuesday 16th March (London region)

Commercial Development Manager

Stirling or Winchester

29.6 hours per week

Salary circa £30k per annum pro-rata plus benefits

Working from either our Stirling office or our Winchester office, we are looking to recruit a Commercial Development Manager to manage the growth and delivery of LtL’s training offer in the UK, and the development of our international training expansion.

The postholder will also be responsible for the creation and implementation of a robust business plan to deliver increasing sales and a quality of the LtL training portfolio, and be responsible for securing new work in face-to-face training and virtual training, and to test, develop and market new products.

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

The deadline for applications is 9 am on Friday 5th March and interviews will be held via Zoom on Thursday 18th March, 2021.

Please complete and return this equal opportunities form with your application.

Training & Office Administrator

Stirling, Scotland

15 hours per week, 9:30am-12:30pm Monday-Friday

£17.5k – £24k pro-rata (Band 5 of the LtL pay scale)

Do you have excellent customer relations skills to co-ordinate our training requests UK wide, and strong admin skills that can help the team in our Scotland office?  Perhaps you are particularly looking for a part-time role?

We are now recruiting to fill the position of a Training and Office Administrator whose key responsibilities will be to:

  • Organise and take bookings for training and site visits, liaising with LtL Staff and Professional Network teams.
  • Provide general admin & finance admin support to the LtL team to ensure the smooth and efficient running of the Scotland office.

If you are interested in this role and would like to know more, and how to apply, please download the information pack here.

The deadline for applications is 9 am on Friday 5th March and interviews will be held via Zoom on Wednesday 17th March, 2021.

Please complete and return this equal opportunities form with your application.

Trusts and Foundations Fundraiser & Bid-writer

Stirling, Winchester or Home based

15 hours per week

£27,500 per annum pro-rata, plus benefits

We are excited to be able to add this new post to our jobs page in the hope that we can fill the role and attract someone who has the necessary fundraising experience and the passion and drive to want to work with our charity. The key responsibilities for the fundraiser will be:

  • to identify potential funders for projects, campaigns and core support for the charity.
  • to work closely with the leadership and management team to shape and write funding proposals for new and existing projects, programmes and pilots & campaigns, ensuring that bids reflect the needs of the organisation and are appropriately costed to secure income targets.
  • to research possible funding opportunities and partnerships that would support the work and vision of LtL
  • together with members of the leadership and management team build relationships with charitable trusts, corporate, lottery and social investors.

If you are interested in this role and would like to know more, including how to apply, please download the information pack here.

The deadline for applications is 9 am on Monday 15th March and interviews will be held via Zoom on Friday 26th March, 2021.

Please complete and return this equal opportunities form with your application.

Communication and Digital Campaign Lead (Maternity cover)

Stirling, Winchester or Home based

29.6 hours per week

£29 – £32k per annum pro-rata, plus benefits

Another opportunity to work for us has arisen to cover the role of our Comms and Digital Campaign Lead who will be off on maternity leave in May. 

The postholder will play a significant role in the development and effectiveness of LtL by delivering an agreed media communications and marketing plan, including: 

  • Lead contact for the Outdoor Classroom Day movement for the UK and Ireland 
  • Creating digital presence for LtL projects and campaigns in support of the organisation and individual projects. 
  • Writing compelling and engaging copy for our website and other resources. 
  • Share and promote the work of LtL across multiple digital platforms, and with key stakeholders. 
  • Design and manage LtLs social media communications plan. 
  • Work with partner communication teams to create cohesive comms plans for projects. 

If you are interested in this role and would like to know more, including how to apply, please download the information pack here.

The deadline for applications is 9 am on Friday 12th March and interviews will be held via Zoom on Friday 19th March, 2021.

Please complete and return this equal opportunities form with your application.

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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

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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