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Are you a self motivated and engaging facilitator looking to bring your skills to a passionate network committed to positive change? Do you want to work within an ambitious, creative and dynamic team? Are you comfortable working online? Are you confident working across a variety of systems and projects? Are you looking for a flexible working pattern in an organisation committed to good People Care?

If so, read on!

As an inclusive employer and membership organisation, we want our staff to reflect better the communities in which we live and work. Therefore we encourage applications from all sections of the community. We’re committed to creating an organisation that recognises and truly values individual differences and identities.

About this post

We are looking for a confident, outgoing person who can engage and empower others and help us maintain and deliver our existing education work whilst the Education Lead is on Maternity Leave. This is a simplified role with some elements of the post being managed by other members of the team.

You will be working online with a distributed team who work across the UK and beyond!

We offer a very flexible approach to working, with the ability to work the hours across the week.


Job description

Job title:  Education Lead (Maternity Cover)

Salary: £26,000 pro rata (£11,243 per annum)

Hours: 17 hours per week (43% fraction of 37 hour week), plus an additional 30 hours (total) in October – November 2021 to enable a handover and phased start to the role. The Permaculture Association supports flexible working and this post can be worked on that basis.

Duration: Fixed Term (maternity cover only); 6 weeks phased handover (30 hours within October – November 2021) plus 42 weeks at 17 hours per week from 1st December 2021.

Holiday entitlement: 32 days (including Public Holidays) pro rata

Sickness provision: according to statutory requirements

Job sharing: this post is not suitable for job sharing

Wellbeing: We encourage a paid 15 minute ‘meditation’ as part of the working day and have an evolving Staff Wellbeing design

Place of work: This post is suitable for home working. We may be able to provide office space at our Leeds office (Hollybush Conservation Centre, Broad Lane, Leeds, LS5 3BP).

Job Purpose:  

  • To support educator members
    • Attending and planning continuous professional development meetings
    • Maintain and increase membership numbers
  • Maintain current online course offerings and support online course development
  • Maintain a positive relationship with the Education Working Group
  • To promote permaculture education to the public

If you wish to have an informal discussion about the post, please contact Jemma Findley at

If you would like to apply, please note that the closing date for receipt of applications is Wednesday 8th September 2021, 11.59pm. All applications must be received by email saved as either a .docx or .pdf file.

Please read the full job description and person specification before applying with the application form and equal opportunities form provided – follow this link to get all three attachments

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