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Practical Lecturer in Arboriculture – based at UCC, Penrith

We are excited to see an opportunity to work with us to support and deliver the land-based curriculum in Cumbria, as part of the innovative and collaborative development in the land-based subject of Arboriculture, based in Penrith on the site of our partners, Ullswater Community College (UCC).

As a Practical Lecturer in Arboriculture you will deliver Arboriculture related subjects to students on Further Education programmes and where required external clients.  This will be predominantly practical teaching but can also include classroom sessions

The successful candidate will have a Level 3 FE Arboriculture qualification and

NPTC qualifications in

  • Chainsaw,
  • Tree Climbing and Arial rescue
  • Tree felling up to 380mm

Industry experience in relevant business sector, a Teaching qualification e.g. PGCE / Cert Ed or be willing to work towards a teaching qualification within agreed time period alongside GCSE (or equivalent) at Grade C/4 or above in English and Maths. 

For more information please see the job description.

If you are interested in the role – please apply.

In return the College can 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 37 hours per week.

The salary range is £19,241 - £26,674 per annum relating to qualifications and experience

The closing date is Friday 19 November 2021

It is anticipated the interviews 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 

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 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 and Creative design (Penrith)
Ullswater Community College (Penrith)
£19,241 - £26,674 per annum relating to qualifications and experience
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Closing Date
Friday 19 November 2021
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