Schools Development Coordinator

Our Schools Development Coordinator will lead the development of our urban schools tree planting and greening programmes in cities across England including London and Portsmouth.

Salary: £26,000-£28,000 (£20,800-£22,400 per annum pro rata)

Working Hours
: Part time (28 hours per week)

Deadline to apply:
9am on the 8th December 2022

About the role

As Schools Development Coordinator, you will be responsible for developing urban school tree planting and greening projects such as our flagship ‘Edible Playgrounds’ and new ‘Healthy Playgrounds’; and for securing project income, particularly from local authorities, trusts, foundations, lottery and national government.

It is an opportunity to develop school programmes in new towns and cities across England, implement our new Trees for Schools strategy, develop new projects, and build new partnerships.

To be successful in the role you will need to be a proactive individual, manage your own workload and time, communicate well and work to targets.

This is a permanent part-time role. The successful individual will be based at the London office, with some flexibility for hybrid home working.

About Trees for Cities

Trees for Cities is an ambitious, far-reaching organisation. We are the only charity that focuses on planting urban trees in cities worldwide. We are a rapidly growing and developing organisation that suits ambitious, dedicated and passionate staff.

How to apply

Click here to view full job description on our website. Download and complete the application form and submit by email to with the subject heading “Schools Development Coordinator” before 9am on the 8th December 2022. Interviews are expected to take place in London on the 12th December.

Trees for Cities is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to the principles of equal opportunity. We value diversity and are committed to promoting diversity within the workplace. We aim to ensure that our employees achieve their full potential and that all employment decisions, including recruitment, are taken without reference to irrelevant or discriminatory criteria. A full copy of our Equal Opportunities Policy can be provided on request.