Horticulture and Sports Turf Apprenticeship Teaching Opportunities

Our Horticulture, Landscaping and Sports Turf division is highly successful and our apprenticeship provision is growing fast. We are seeking Lecturers and Programme Managers to help our students to maximise their potential and make positive progress towards their timely success, future study and employment. We are passionate about horticulture and innovative in our approach to delivery, which results in outstanding achievement rates, a high external reputation and students achieving awards outside of the college curriculum.

Lecturers will deliver high quality teaching, learning & assessments in both practical and theory lessons in the classroom and visiting students on placement with employers and at Programme Manager level, you will create, manage and deliver well designed and challenging programmes to develop highly effective teaching, learning and assessment experiences.

The ideal candidates will possess a range of industry specific qualifications and will have knowledge and experience in Horticulture or Sports Turf. We are looking for people with enthusiasm and passion for the subject and the ability to communicate this to our students. We have many training programmes available for prospective candidates including initial teacher training and we pride ourselves on taking the time to develop our staff through a range of CPD activities.

As well as a competitive salary, you can also look forward to a great range of benefits including 37 days holiday plus bank holidays (and up to 7 efficiency closure days at Christmas), membership of the Teachers’ Pension schemes and free on-site parking.


With over 3,000 students, excellent resources and a drive for continuous improvement, Plumpton College is actively seeking staff who want to make a difference and be part of this exciting phase of our development. At Plumpton College we are Ambitious & Progressive, Enterprising, Professional, Supportive and Passionate about everything we do – if you share these values and would like to be part of our growing team then we’d like to hear from you.

To apply please complete an application form and an equality and diversity monitoring form and return them to recruitment@plumpton.ac.uk or send it to: HR Department, Plumpton College, Ditchling Road, Plumpton, East Sussex, BN7 3AE. Tel: 01273 890454.

For further information about the role including job description and application form please visit the vacancies section of our website www.plumpton.ac.uk.

Closing Date: Wednesday 12th June

Interviews will be held: week commencing 17th June

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