Course Manager in Horticulture 0.6 FTE

Askham Bryan College (York)

£29,787 (Annual)

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Askham Bryan College is a specialist land-based college based across the North of England with centres in York, Middlesbrough, Saltaire, Wakefield and Gateshead.

We offer a wide-ranging curriculum to our Further Education students, including Agriculture, Horticulture, Animal Management, Countryside and the Environment, Engineering, Equine, Floristry, Motorsport, Outdoor Adventure Sport, Sports Development, Coaching and Fitness, Uniformed Public Services and Veterinary Nursing.

We define the values and qualities that we require from our people using the Askham Bryan College DNA. Hardwired in to what we do, our DNA strands ensure that all colleagues are committed to delivering with purpose, taking ownership, building trust and always learning.

Our staff benefits include 35 days annual leave plus bank holidays, Local Government Pension Scheme/Teachers Pension Scheme, Staff Discounts, Colleague engagement days, Cycle to Work Scheme, ABC Awards (Staff Recognition Scheme), beautiful campuses and free on-site parking (York, Middlesbrough, Gateshead).

We have an exciting opportunity for a Lecturer/CM with a background in Horticulture to join our Teaching Team here at our Middlesbrough campus, located within the spectacular grounds of Stewart Park. This role will be working part time 3 days per week.

We are seeking an individual who will be responsible for the delivery of the City & Guilds Level 2 Technical Certificate in Horticulture. Sector experience in Horticulture would be advantageous, and knowledge of further education would be beneficial.

Educated to degree level or above in a relevant subject, candidates should hold a teaching qualification or will work towards one. With excellent knowledge of both the theoretical and practical elements of Horticulture . The role of Lecturer in Horticulture at Middlesbrough offers a fantastic opportunity for the right person to be a central part of our provision, working at a fantastic campus as a key part of our vision 2030 and in doing so, help to secure the future of the industry.

For Further information, please see attached Job Description and Person Specification.

Safeguarding Statement

The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff, volunteers and partners to share this commitment. The Governors and Staff at Askham Bryan College regard each learner as a unique individual and therefore seek to support learner development in ways, which will foster security, confidence and independence. We recognise that high self-esteem, peer support, a secure College environment and clear lines of communication with trusted adults helps all young people and adults particularly those at risk or suffering abuse. These are regarded as central to the wellbeing of the individual and are therefore seen to be an intrinsic part of all aspects of the curriculum and ethos.

Specific measures relating to pre-employment checks:

We may undertake online searches on internet activity as part of our pre-recruitment checks.
We ask applicants for details of any convictions and cautions, regardless of whether these have been deemed as “spent”. It is a condition of employment that applicants provide these details.
We undertake Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Checks for prospective employees. Please note that it is an offence to apply for a regulated role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity involving children or vulnerable adults.
Note on “regulated activity”: You are engaging in a regulated activity if you:

Will be responsible, on a regular basis in a school or college, for teaching, training instructing, caring for or supervising children or vulnerable adults;
Will be working on a regular basis in a specified establishment, such as a school, or in connection with the purposes of the establishment, where the work gives opportunity for contact with children or vulnerable adults; or
Engage in intimate or personal care or healthcare or any overnight activity, even if this happens only once.


Askham Bryan College (York)

North Yorkshire

£29,787 (Annual)

Ends on 31 May 2024

13 days ago