Lecturer - Horticulture FE/HE

Sparsholt, Winchester
(dependent upon qualifications)
11 Sep 2018
24 Sep 2018
Full Time
Contract Type

£20,950 - £32,241 (dependent upon qualifications)

Lecturer in Horticulture is required to teach theory and practical tasks to students for Work-based Learning at Level 2, Full-time Level 3 and Higher Education (Levels 5 and 6).

Ideally you will have significant experience of working in Horticulture and either hold, or be prepared to attain, a recognised teaching qualification.

Modules may include: Business Management, Plant and Soil Science, Propagation, Investigative Project and many more. These are all subject to change however.

Applicants should have good all round horticultural knowledge and must have a minimum of 2 years post qualification experience together with a Level 5 (or above) qualification and preferably substantial industry experience and teaching experience at HE.

Use of machinery and relevant competence qualifications will be an advantage.

We are also looking for a Part-time Technician – Grounds.  For more information on this vacancy, please visit the College’s website.

This post is to be based at the Sparsholt campus

Closing Date: 24 September 2018

College Benefits

•             Eligibility to join the Teachers’ Pension Scheme (a defined benefit pension scheme)

•             Death benefit grant of 3 X salary if in the pension scheme

•             Free on- site parking

•             Car Share Scheme

•             Occupational Sick Pay Scheme

•             Occupational Maternity Pay Scheme

•             Flexible Working Policy

•             Holiday entitlement of 42 days plus bank holidays

•             Access to an Employee Assistance Scheme

•             On-site gym at the Sparsholt campus (membership £100 per year)

•             You Make the Difference Staff nomination scheme

•             Facility to purchase Sparsholt produce including: plants, flowers, fruit & vegetables, fish, venison and turkey

•             Access to discounted hair and beauty treatments at the Andover campus

•             Discounted admission to Marwell Zoo

•             Ability to access a range of CPD events and support with undertaking professional qualifications.

•             Various food outlets and eateries offering good value food and drink at competitive prices

There is a nursery on the Sparsholt campus operated by a commercial provider