Sports Turf and Greenkeeping Apprenticeships Lecturer

  • Company: Plumpton College
  • Closing Date: 03-02-2023
  • Location: Plumpton, Lewes
  • Salary: £24,057 - £31,417 per annum (pro rata)
  • Hours: Up to 3 days per week for the right candidate
  • Benefits: Pension, TOTUM card, onsite parking, gym use, FIKA app

Description

At Plumpton College we are looking to recruit a Sports Turf and Greenkeeping Lecturer on a permanent basis to join our successful Horticulture team. Delivering effective teaching, learning and assessment, and support to our Sports Turf and Greenkeeping apprentices, the Lecturer will help them to maximise their potential and make positive progress towards their timely success, future study and employment. You will be able to inspire and motivate future greenkeepers and ground’s people and make a significant contribution to our successful apprenticeship programmes and the industry as a whole.

Teaching a varied curriculum to cohorts at different stages of their apprenticeships, the successful candidate will be confident to teach Turf maintenance, golf-rules and etiquette, health and safety, weeds, pest and disease management, drainage and irrigation, preparing and managing a golf course, soil and plant science, identification of grasses, weeds, wildflowers, trees and shrubs, practical use of machines, team leading and budgeting.

With relevant industry experience, the ideal candidate will be qualified to a minimum of Level 3 with experience of Greenkeeping or a related subject. You will be a professional, hardworking and confident team player, with a track record of good or outstanding teaching, and above all you will be passionate about what you do.

The post-holder will ideally possess a relevant teaching qualification or be willing to gain a qualification in role - we offer excellent teacher training and CPD opportunities to all teaching staff.

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 this exciting phase of our development. At Plumpton College we are Ambitious & Progressive, Enterprising, Professional, Supportive and Passionate about everything we do – 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 recruitment@plumpton.ac.uk or send it to: HR Department, Plumpton College, Ditchling Road, Plumpton, East Sussex, BN7 3AE. Tel: 01273 890454.

Closing date for applications: Friday 3 February 2023

Interviews will be held: Thursday 9 February 2023

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

Plumpton College is committed to the promotion of equal opportunities and is dedicated to pursuing non-discriminatory policies and practices and eliminating unfair discrimination on any basis.

Plumpton is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of learners and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

How to apply for this role

Applying for jobs at Plumpton College

Please complete both documents, the Application Form and Equality & Diversity Monitoring Form and return to:

Email: recruitment@plumpton.ac.uk 

Post: Plumpton College, Human Resources, Ditchling Road, Plumpton, Nr. Lewes, East Sussex, BN7 3AE

Telephone: 01273 892036

Please note that in order to complete these forms digitally you will need to open them using PDF software on a laptop or desktop device.

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Email: jobs@onegardenbrighton.com

Post: Plumpton College, Human Resources, Ditchling Road, Plumpton, Nr. Lewes, East Sussex, BN7 3AE

Telephone: 01273 892036

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