Lecturer in Countryside & Arboriculture

19 Jan 2019
23 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Part Time

Capel Manor College

Job Title: Lecturer in Countryside and Arboriculture

Job Status: 3 days per week (not specified) Permanent, Part-time

Location: Enfield with the ability to travel to Gunnersbury Park, Crystal Palace and other college centres on request

Salary: Points 25-35 of the Harmonised Salary scales for Lecturers in Further Education. The lecturing salary scale is an 11 point scale with the top 2 points being reserved for the recognition of teaching qualifications.

Capel Manor College is the only College in London that aims to deliver outstanding and inspirational land-based learning opportunities across the Greater London region. Our most recent Ofsted report rated the College “good” with good effectiveness of leadership and management. Aspiring to excellence, the College has an excellent reputation for quality, is financially strong and has continuous growth in student numbers. Fundamental to the College’s forward-thinking strategy is support for the environment and food supply in Greater London and the southeast.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Lecturer in Countryside and Arboriculture based at Enfield. Lecturer in Countryside and Arboriculture will have wide ranging and interesting duties and be encouraged to become fully involved in the development and maintenance of a range of courses organised by the College. It is intended that the lecturer will make important contributions to the development of the College's activities both locally and nationally.

The successful candidate will participate in the teaching, administration and assessment of mainly countryside, but with some aspects of Arboriculture courses offered by the College (to include its centres in North, East and Central London as appropriate) and assisting with the Quality Assurance (QA) process.

You will be expected to co-ordinate in conjunction with the Team leader and Head of School, Agriculture, Arboriculture Wildlife and Conservation and Outdoor Activities. The understanding of the practical elements of course provision e.g. acquiring work sites, transport of students, equipment and providing materials will also be a necessary factor.

The ideal candidate will possess a Level 2 qualification in English and Maths or a willingness to achieve within a specified period and have a Level 3 Diploma in Arboriculture or Countryside management or related award (minimum). You will have experience in environmental monitoring and surveying.

What’s in it for you?

Capel Manor offers a unique working environment with a range of benefits including:

  • Access to Teachers’ Pension Scheme
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Superb staff development opportunities

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure and barring list check as it is within regulated activity due to the college being defined as a ‘specified place’. The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment.

Capel Manor College aims to employ a workforce which reflects the community it serves. Therefore applications from minority groups are welcomed. Where applicants indicate they have a disability and meet the essential criteria in the person specification, they will be short-listed for interview.

How to Apply

To apply for this position, please click on ‘Apply’ and complete an online application form.

Closing date: 21 January 2019

Interviews: TBC

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