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Lecturer in Landscape & Garden Design 0.8 (Maternity Cover) – based at Preston

My career at Myerscough College – Inspiring Excellence

About the role

Are you passionate about transforming outdoor spaces and inspiring the next generation of landscape architects and garden designers? Do you have a keen eye for design, a green thumb, and a talent for teaching? If so, we have the perfect opportunity for you!

Myerscough College is a dynamic and forward-thinking institution, dedicated to providing high-quality education and fostering creativity & innovation. Our BA(Hons) Landscape and Garden Design and MSc Landscape Management (online) programme is renowned for its hands-on learning approach, cutting-edge curriculum, and commitment to sustainability.

As a Lecturer in Landscape and Garden Design, you will play a pivotal role in shaping the minds of aspiring designers. You will be responsible for delivering engaging and comprehensive lectures, leading practical workshops, and guiding students through real-world projects. Your expertise will help students develop the skills needed to succeed in the evolving field of landscape and garden design.

Why join us?

At Myerscough College and University Centre we have a nationally and internationally recognised Further Education, Higher Education, Adult Education and Apprenticeship provision. The Further Education provision is well established, the Higher Education provision has a well-recognised partnership with UCLan and the apprenticeship provision is operational nationally. We offer a rewarding and enjoyable working environment, where colleagues are inspired to make a positive difference to the educational experience and employability of our students. We are one of the top five largest land-based and sports colleges in the UK.

What We Offer:

We take care of our team just as we do our students. As an employee, you can enjoy a range of benefits, including:

  • A generous holiday allowance of 40 days pro rata, plus bank holidays.
  • Regular Continuous Professional Development (CPD) opportunities.
  • Hassle free parking at our Preston campus.
  • An Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) to provide wellbeing support in moments of need.
  • Membership of the Teacher’s Pension Scheme, with a remarkable 28.68 % employer contribution rate.

We are flexible working friendly and happy to discuss interest in flexible working.

Visit our website https://bit.ly/CareersAtMyerscough for the full list of excellent benefits our college offers.

Please note that as part of our commitment to safeguarding our students, our background screening checks include limited online searches. Online searches will only be undertaken in respect of the successful candidate, as a pre-conditional term of our job offer.

Safeguarding our students is of paramount importance. Our recruitment process has been designed to keep students safe and to ensure that we appoint safe and suitable people.

All successful applicants will be required to undertake pre-employment background and safeguarding checks.

The successful applicant will be responsible for complying with all safeguarding policies and practices, and for ensuring student safety and wellbeing is at the forefront of everything they do.

This post is not exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

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 LGBT+ applicants.

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

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

29.6 hours per week
Greenspace & Creative Design
Myerscough College (Preston)
£24,834 - £33,586 per annum, pro rata relating to qualifications and experience.
Reference No
Closing Date
Monday 1 July 2024
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