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Work-Based Tutor in Landscaping & Horticulture (North West)

Work-Based Tutor in Landscaping & Horticulture - 37 hours per week.

An exciting opportunity to join the Apprenticeship and Skills department has arisen. The post of Work Based Tutor in Landscaping has become available. This is an opportunity to work with employers and apprentices, currently delivering the Landscaping and Horticulture pathways of the apprenticeship Standard through workplace visits, practical teaching and classroom based theory lessons. The role involves daily management of a caseload of apprentices, engaging new employers and apprentices and ensuring that apprentices are ready for assessment at the end of their qualification. It is essential you hold a minimum of a Level 3 qualification in Horticulture/Landscaping, and GCSE (or equivalent) in English and Maths at grade C / 4 or above, along with a full Assessors Award plus a Level 3 Teaching qualification or be willing to achieve this within an agreed time scale. You will also have a flexible approach to your work, hold a full driving licence and be comfortable to travel as required. In addition, you must have sound industrial experience with a passion to imparting this knowledge on to new apprentices in the workplace, along with strong administration and organisational skills and high levels of attention to detail. This role will ideally suit someone with existing educational experience or someone looking for a career change. Full training and support will be given by the college including a mentor. In return the College can offer a fantastic working environment, an attractive benefit package, including access to the Teachers’ Pension scheme, a generous holiday entitlement, a wealth of professional development opportunities, IT technology provided and potential eligibility of a company car (dependent on business mileage).

Non-teacher qualified applicants may be able to access an enhanced support package through the Taking Teaching Further scheme which includes a reduced timetable, work shadowing/ mentoring, and support with the costs of the teaching qualification.

Salary: £20,657 - £29,880 per annum in accordance with qualifications and experience.

Closing date: Friday 12 June 2020 

It is anticipated that interviews will take place on Wednesday 24 June 2020

Please visit our website for further information, this can be found under ‘application details.’ For information about the recruitment process please email hr@myerscough.ac.uk


37 hours per week
Apprenticeship & Skills
Myerscough College (Preston)
£20,657 - £29,880 per annum in accordance with qualifications and experience
Reference No
Closing Date
Friday 12 June 2020
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