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Practical Lecturer in Horticulture - Croxteth

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About the role

The College delivers practical horticulture courses to Liverpool City Region residents in community settings, including community gardens, parks and allotment sites. The role involves travelling to community settings to deliver practical skills to these groups.

We are looking for a Practical Lecturer in Horticulture to deliver the community-based courses who has experience of working with such groups. If you have experience of community gardening or food growing this could be the job for you!

This role will predominantly involve practical teaching and demonstrations; assessing the learners as they progress and develop their skills. The community-based courses are up to and including Level 2.

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

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 HR team.

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

37 hours per week
Greenspace - Croxteth
Croxteth Park (Liverpool)
£19,337 - £26,807 per annum relating to qualifications and experience. Teacher qualified commence at £21,012. Pro rata for fractional posts.
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Closing Date
Friday 6 January 2023
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