Landworkers’ Alliance Traineeship Network Coordinator

Type of job: 
part time
About the Job: 

The LWA are seeking a motivated, self-organised candidate who is passionate about developing agroecological education on farms.

Hours: 1 day (8 hours) per week. Duration: Two year contract (November 2019 - November 2021) with aim to extend. Location:.Working remotely with the capacity for regular travel for work and meetings in South West England, South West Wales and occasionally around the UK. Remuneration: £27,040 per annum, pro rata.* Annual salary for 1 day (8 hours) per week, £5,408. *the LWA has a pay parity policy and flat payment structure, with all workers paid at the same rate.

The Landworkers’ Alliance (LWA) are seeking to recruit a Traineeship Network Coordinator to develop a Landworkers’ Alliance Traineeship Network.

The two main outcomes of the project are (1) to develop an LWA Traineeship model, programme and curriculum (2) develop and support a network of farmers delivering on farm seasonal traineeship programs. The pilot project will initially be based in the horticulture sector, with a view to developing this model in various agriculture sectors going forward.

This is a one day per week role funded for two years (November 2019 – November 2021) through the ‘Agroecology Traineeship Network’ grant awarded to the Landworkers’ Alliance by The LUSH Permaculture and Agroecology Fund.

Initially this role is for 2 years, with 1 day (8 hours) per week, although our aim is to make this role a long term position. The Traineeship Network Coordinator can manage the hours as they deem most appropriate to deliver the outcomes required, and will occasionally be required to work on weekends when training days are being delivered.



Closing date for applications: 
Monday, 21 October, 2019

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