Careers & Opportunities at Dartington


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Current opportunities

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Research and Practice Development Officer, Research in Practice

We are looking for a talented Research and Practice Development Officer to join our team. Core activities of the role include: developing the participative strategy of RiP in order to further include the voice of the children, young people, families and practitioners in our services and resources. Developing learning resources that are informed by current practice and research evidence.

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Property PA

We are looking for an experienced, enthusiastic PA to provide administrative and secretarial support to our Estate Development Director, senior managers and the wider functions of our property and estate management team. Experience in the property sector would be desirable.

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Marketing Assistant - Arts

The Dartington Hall Trust is seeking a motivated and dynamic marketing assistant to join the busy Arts team delivering the Summer School & Festival, Barn Cinema, and Live Art programme.

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Sustainable Horticulture Trainer and Gardener

An exciting opportunity has opened up to join the Horticulture team as a horticulturalist and student trainer. We are looking for an experienced horticulturalist with a passion for sustainable food growing; you will be an excellent team player, a skilled communicator with a flexible approach to work and a commitment to values of Schumacher College and Dartington.

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Commis Chef

As Commis Chef, you will support the effective and efficient operation of all kitchens within Dartington Hall, with the aim that they provide the highest quality of product, are cost effective, meet budgeted targets and achieve a regional and national quality profile.

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Chef de Partie -The White Hart

As Chef de Partie, you will support the effective and efficient operation of all kitchens within Dartington Hall, with the aim that they provide the highest quality of product, are cost effective, meet budgeted targets and achieve a regional and national quality profile.

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Retail Sales Assistant

We are looking for an enthusiastic and hardworking individual to join our friendly team. The successful candidate will understand the importance of delivering excellent customer care to all of our customers and have a genuine interest in retailing and the wide range of products that we sell.

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Internships at Dartington

Are you looking for an opportunity to develop your skills and experience whilst working in beautiful surroundings? We want to help people get their working lives started well and have developed an internship scheme to support this.

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Bank Staff opportunities

We are always looking for staff to work with us on an ad-hoc basis.

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Volunteering positions

We also have a number of volunteer posts available at Dartington.

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What can working at Dartington do for you?

My Dartington: Katie from Dartington Hall talks about day-to-day life working at Dartington.

Staff benefits

Our employees get to work in beautiful surroundings, and know that they are contributing to a social enterprise making a difference to many people’s lives. We offer some great staff benefits, including 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays) free car parking, a stakeholder pension with Legal & General, childcare vouchers, discounts at The Shops at Dartington, Dartington Hall, Barn Cinema and elsewhere, use of the open air pool in the summer months, and more.

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