Great Oaks College
- Horticulture Tutor Required
Great Oaks College is a new specialist independent college that is co-located within Oaklands Schools new state of the art, purpose built premises located in Gresham Road, Hounslow. We are close to Osterley Tube Station and public transport routes and just 15 minutes walk from Hounslow bus station. The college provides further educational opportunities to post 19 students that have severe, profound and multiple learning difficulties or autism.
The college is split into 3 pathways; Vocational, Life Skills and Multisensory. Vocational Choice is a two year course designed for young people who have made the decision that they wish to pursue employment on leaving education. They have demonstrated that this is a realistic option for them and are ready to develop the level of independence which will be needed.
Due to our rapid and continued expansion, we are looking to appoint a creative and enthusiastic horticulture tutor to prepare, deliver and assess horticulture related programmes on our vocational pathway. As well as having a good sense of humour, you will have experience of working with students that have severe learning difficulties, be well organised, calm, patient and passionate about teaching students with special educational needs. We believe that all of our students are capable of making outstanding progress and we want to appoint individuals who share our belief and have the desire and motivation to make this happen. Please refer to the job description and person specification for full details of the role.
We value our staff and offer excellent training and support membership of the Teachers Pension Scheme, employee assistance programme and other wellbeing benefits.
Great Oaks College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young adults and anyone applying to work at the college is expected to share this commitment. This position is subject to a satisfactory fully enhanced DBS check and references being received. All positions are subject to the satisfactory completion of a 26 working week probation period.
Details of this post are available on both Oaklands schools and Great Oaks Colleges website.
Visits to the college are welcomed. Please contact Rany Kalsi, HR Manager for an appointment.
If you believe you have what it takes and would like to join our friendly and supportive team, please complete and email the application form. Please ensure that you explain clearly in your application how you meet the person specification.
Closing Date: 9am on Friday 4th October 2019
Interview Date: Thursday 10th October 2019
Start Date: January 2020
Contract Type: 2 days per week (Thursdays and Fridays). Permanent. Term time only.
Pay Scale: Qualified or Unqualified Teachers Scale / MPS + SEN depending on qualification and
CV’s will not be accepted. No Agencies Please.
Oaklands is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and anyone applying to work at the school is expected to share this commitment. This position is subject to a satisfactory fully enhanced DBS check and references being received.
All appointments at Oaklands School are subject to the employee successfully completing a 26 working week probation period.
Applicants are advised to read the Oaklands pay policy while considering their application.