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Lecturer in Horticulture and Plant Science 0.4- based at Preston Campus

Would you like to be part of a team that helps shape a great learning experience for students?

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Greenspace and Creative Design Team as a Lecturer in Horticulture and Plant Science

As a Lecturer in Horticulture and Plant Science you will deliver inspirational teaching and learning on the Level 3 Horticulture pathway, teaching core subjects in relation to horticulture and plant sciences on the Further Education programmes and where required external clients.  This will be predominantly theoretical teaching.

The successful candidate will have a Degree in Horticulture or equivalent qualification in a relevant discipline e.g. plant science, landscape or sportsturf, industry experience and a Teaching qualification e.g. PGCE / Cert Ed or willing to work towards a teaching qualification within agreed time period along with GCSE (or equivalent) at Grade C /4 or above in English and Maths.

If you are interested in the role – please apply.

For more information please see the job description.

Here at Myerscough College, we offer a fantastic working environment, an attractive benefit package - including access to the Teachers’ Pension Scheme and a wealth of professional development opportunities.

The role is 14.8 hours per week. 

The salary range is £20,907 - £30,179 per annum, pro rata, relating to qualifications and experience.

The closing date is Wednesday 28 July 2021

It is anticipated the interview will be held virtually.


Please visit the College website at www.myerscough.ac.uk to download an application pack.  If you are unable to download an application pack, please contact the HR team on recruitment@myerscough.ac.uk


We are an equal opportunity employer; we want all our candidates to have a fair and equal opportunity to secure employment with us. We encourage applications from all underrepresented groups: BAME applicants, disabled applicants, and LGBTQIA applicants.

If you require any adjustments to the recruitment process, due to a disability, then please speak with a member of the HR team.

As a disability confident employer, we commit to guaranteeing an interview for any disabled applicant who meets all of the essential criteria.

Greenspace & Creative Design - Horticulture
Myerscough College (Preston)
£20,907 - £30,179 per annum, pro rata, relating to qualifications and experience.
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Closing Date
Wednesday 28 July 2021
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