Not the right job for you? Start a new job search on Tes

Job details

Job details
Employer Hadlow College
Location Kent
Salary £23,903 to £32,157 per annum, pro rata
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed

Hadlow College is Kent’s premier land-based College and one of the top such Colleges in the United Kingdom, having been confirmed as ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted in 2010

We are looking to recruit a highly motivated teacher to deliver a range of Horticulture courses to Secondary School groups at Hadlow College. The successful candidate will need to have experience in teaching 11 - 16 year olds in Horticulture, Science, Environmental Sciences or a related field. Professional experience in garden retail, hard/soft landscaping or amenity horticulture is highly desirable.

In addition to the requirements detailed above, the ideal candidate will have teaching experience in a practical and/or classroom setting, together with a teaching qualification. Courses at the College are delivered across a range of provision types including schools, FE and HE, so applicants will also need to demonstrate that they can be adaptable, resourceful and resilient, have excellent communication and IT skills and the ability to work well as part of a team.

This is a part-time position. There may be a requirement to travel between the Hadlow site and our Mottingham and Canterbury Campuses.

As well as a contributory pension scheme, health cash plan, salary sacrifice scheme and free car parking, this post also attracts 7 weeks holiday each year, pro rata (excluding bank holidays) and 3 additional statutory days designated by the College ( but usually taken over Christmas).

The successful candidate will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check (DBS) and to provide proof of their right to work in the UK. Where applicable a prohibition check will be carried out.

To apply for this job, please complete an application form. The job description and application form can be downloaded from our website, Alternatively, you can request an application pack by emailing or telephoning 01732 853616. You are required to complete an application form as we do not accept CVs.

Please return completed application forms to

The closing date for receipt of completed applications is Monday 26th June 2017
Interviews will be held on Wednesday 12th July 2017

When applying for this role, please reference this job board as your application source when asked.

Due to the volume of applications we receive it is impossible to inform all applicants if they have been short listed: therefore if you have not heard from us within 14 days of the closing date you can assume that you have not been successful.

For more information please contact in the first instance or call 01732 853616 if you would like to discuss this further.

Hadlow College is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

About the employer

Locations and contacts

Hadlow Campus
TN11 0AL
United Kingdom
+44 1732 851957