We are looking to recruit a highly motivated Lecturer to teach across a range of Horticulture courses at Hadlow College. The successful candidate will need to be educated to degree level, have experience in industry and be passionate about their area of Horticulture. Professional experience in production, hard/soft landscaping, amenity horticulture or garden design is desirable.
This is an exciting opportunity to be part of our growing team of horticultural lecturers, the successful candidate will have opportunities to develop courses / modules to meet the requirement of industry. Excellent practical opportunities are made available to students with the potential to run practical sessions with industry and to use the facilities on site including our glasshouse complex, public gardens and garden centre.
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 or the willingness to work towards one. Courses 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 full time position, job share will be considered
As well as a contributory pension scheme and free car parking, this post also attracts 7 weeks holiday each year (excluding bank holidays).
The successful candidate will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and provide proof of their right to work in the UK. Where applicable, a prohibition check will be carried out.
The job description and application form can be downloaded from our website. Alternatively, you can request an application pack by emailing us a the address on our website or by calling us.
The closing date for applications is Tuesday 3rd November 2020
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 us at the address on our website or by calling us 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.
North Kent College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.