University Centre Askham Bryan: Lecturer /Course Manager – Arboricultural Science
Part Time, Permanent Contract
Salary: £26,747 per annum, pro-rata (SP26)
Askham Bryan College is a specialist land-based college based across the North of England.
We have an exciting opportunity for a Higher Education Lecturer / Course Manager specialising in Arboricultural Science here at our York campus. This is a part time, permanent role, working 14.8 hours per week (0.4FTE).
The successful applicant will be a proactive and self-motivated individual, who will work closely with University Centre Team, the wider curriculum team and grounds staff when required.
The ideal candidate should hold a formal level 6 qualification or higher, either in the subject area or possess extensive working knowledge in the subject area. Excellent knowledge of tree identification and dendrology, woodland management, plant and soil science, tree biology and tree pests and diseases is highly desirable. You will have excellent communication skills, be experienced with Microsoft programs and be willing to work flexibly to meet the needs of the business and support outstanding student experience, marketing opportunities and industry engagement.
In return, you will receive a generous holiday allowance, free parking, canteen facilities, and a range of employee benefits as well as the opportunity to work within spectacular grounds.
For more information, please refer to the Job Description and person specification.
Closing Date: 9am, Monday 8th March 2021
Interviews: W/C 15th March 2021
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.