Horticultural Tutor (32 hours a week), Liverpool

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Greenbank CollegeLiverpool

Date posted:
Start date: As soon as possible
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: SCP 24-27 £21,962 - £24,174 (Pro Rata)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Job Title: Horticulture Tutor  

Salary: SCP 24-27 £21,962 - £24,174 (Pro Rata-normal working week 40 hours)

Hours: 32 hours per week

Contract Type: Permanent    

Responsible to: Education & SEND Manager

Job Location: The main place of work is Greenbank College, Greenbank Lane, Liverpool L17 1AG but all employees are required to be flexible in their approach to working conditions and expected to work at other sites as and when required

Job Purpose

To develop and maintain curriculum delivery across practical horticulture programmes across the academic year. To support initial assessment, teaching performance, learner achievement, attendance and retention, target setting, differentiation for SEND learners and other quality measures as required by awarding bodies, funders and inspection bodies. 

Main Duties and Responsibilities

· Responsible for the development and delivery of practical horticulture courses, both non-accredited courses at pre-entry and entry 2, 3 & level 1 accredited programmes.

· You will be responsible for developing lesson plans, schemes of work and tutorial resources to an agreed format for use within the department. To adapt and provide user-friendly resources for the delivery of courses.

· To assess students in accordance with Awarding Body Guidelines; liaising with the appropriate Awarding Body as and when necessary ensuring compliance with their policies/procedures

· Ensure adherence to an efficient learner tracking system in compliance with Greenbank’s quality systems and funding body guidelines. Monitor and support learner attendance, retention and achievements providing accurate management information as and when required.

· To maintain the garden areas to ensure they are safe, user friendly for delivery of the horticulture programmes.

· To assist in the support, mentoring & review of volunteers within classes.

· To undertake administrative duties, maintaining confidential records, monitor, review and evaluate work in line with quality standards.

· Required to contribute to a yearly maintenance plan for the external grounds.

· Comply with all of Greenbank’s policies and procedures and legislative requirements.

· Required to work as part of a team, sharing resource development and promoting good practice, attend team and staff meetings as required

· Required to attend and undergo training recommended by the line manager.

· Required to carry out other duties as assigned by Greenbank’s Senior Management Team.

This is an outline of the main duties of the post. The duties/responsibilities listed above describe the post at the time of writing and is not intended to be exhaustive. The Job holder is expected to accept reasonable alterations and additional tasks of a similar level that may be necessary. This job description may be reviewed when necessary in line with the development of the organisation.

To apply for this position

For further details please contact Tracy Harrison on 0191 267 6555.  Applicants will be required to complete the application form attached and these must be returned to via email to permanent@visionforeducation.co.uk by 12 noon on Friday 20th September 2019.

Additional vacancy details

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, gender, gender reassignment, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and adhering to the requirements of the Equality Act 2010. 

Applicants should note that the successful candidate will be asked to apply to the Disclosure and Barring Service. Further information about the Disclosure Scheme can be found at: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/disclosure-and-barring-service.



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Phase: Further Education
Funding status: State
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 16 - 18 years
Address: Greenbank Lane, Liverpool, Merseyside, L17 1AG, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 151 733 7255