Forestry and Arboriculture Department Opportunities

  • Company: Plumpton College
  • Closing Date: 05-03-2020
  • Location: Plumpton
  • Salary: Dependent on role + prior qualifications
  • Benefits: 37 days hol + B/Hols, Teachers Pension, Free parking


Forestry and Arboriculture Department Opportunities

These opportunities could be part-time or full-time on a Permanent, Temporary or Fixed Term Contract basis

Salary: Dependent on role and prior qualifications

Due to an expansion in our forestry and arboriculture department, we are looking to recruit for a variety of roles. The candidates will have the opportunity to provide high quality teaching, learning & assessment and support to our students, helping them to maximise their potential and make positive progress towards their timely success, future study and employment. With access to fantastic facilities and a range of woodlands across Sussex, you will be able to bring the subject alive to ensure the future workforce for forestry and arboriculture are the best they can be.

The ideal candidate will possess a range of industry specific qualifications related to the forestry and arboriculture sector. We are looking for someone who will have enthusiasm and passion for the subject and the motivation to pass this on to a variety of students. We have many training programmes available for prospective candidates including industry qualifications and refreshers as well as initial teacher training. We pride ourselves on taking the time to develop our staff through a range of CPD activities to offer the best education we can.

As well as a competitive salary, you can also look forward to a great range of benefits including 37 days holiday plus bank holidays, membership of the Teachers’ pension scheme and free on-site parking.

With over 3,000 students, excellent resources and a drive for continuous improvement, Plumpton College is actively seeking staff who want to make a difference and be part of the next phase of our development. Recently rated as “Good” by Ofsted, we are seeking ambitious professionals who want to be part of our future success. At Plumpton College we are Ambitious & Progressive, Enterprising, Professional, Supportive and Passionate about everything we do and we want to “be the best we can be” – if you share these values and would like to be part of our growing team then we’d like to hear from you!

To apply please complete an application form and return it to or send it to: HR Department, Plumpton College, Ditchling Road, Plumpton, East Sussex, BN7 3AE. Tel: 01273 890454.

Due to growth, we have ongoing opportunities within Plumpton College and will respond to applicants as soon as possible regarding next steps.

We reserve the right to call candidates to interview or withdraw this vacancy at any time if there is a good level of response. Therefore, we recommend you submit your application as early as possible.

Join our expanding Forestry and Arboriculture teaching team, and bring subject alive to ensure our students are the "the best they can be".

Applying for this role...

Please complete an application form and an Equality & Diversity Monitoring Form and send to: or HR team, Plumpton College, Ditchling Road, Plumpton, East Sussex BN7 3AE.

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