External Vacancy

Post Ref: 6319

Full Time, 37 hours per week. Permanent

Salary £27,206- £35,476 per annum (dependent upon experience and qualifications)

 We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, innovative individual to engage with and inspire a new generation of Horticulturalists to support positive student experience, progress and destination. The successful candidate will join the Land and Outdoor Academy at our Kirkley Hall campus and play a key role in driving forward a quality Horticulture provision reflective of the highest industry practice and standards.

The successful candidate will be an experienced, committed and passionate individual with a strong Horticulture background and knowledge.  The post involves teaching programmes up to level 3, therefore a minimum of a level 4 qualification in Horticulture is required. They will plan, promote, deliver, monitor and evaluate the progress of their courses and learners and will create and cultivate strong links with the industry.

Attractive benefits for this post include 48 days’ annual leave per year plus bank holidays and the opportunity to join the Teacher Pensions Scheme.

Due to the nature of this post you will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure Check.

To find out more about this great opportunity visit www.educationpartnershipne.ac.uk/vacancies  alternatively email vacancies@educationpartnershipne.ac.uk to request an application pack.  Please note we will only accept EPNE application forms.

All applications must be received by 12 noon on Thursday 3rd December 2020

It is anticipated that interviews will take place during the week commencing 14 December 2020.

We are working towards equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the community.  We are committed to PREVENT and safeguarding the welfare of children and vulnerable adults.

6319 Horticulture Lecturer

Applicants Guide 2019

EPNE Application Form



Why work for us?

Excellent holiday entitlement and family-friendly working policies to encourage a good work-life balance.

Staff discount at all commercial businesses at the college including a state-of-the-art gym, City Bistro restaurant, hair and beauty salons and travel agency.

As part of a larger college group there is an increased opportunity for staff careers and progression.

Aspire leadership programme open to staff at all levels of the organisation encourages, nurtures and mentors the college's leaders of the future.

The college embraces diversity and has a staff network group for LGBTQ+.

Annual staff awards recognise the excellence, dedication and innovation of individual staff and teams.

A Wellbeing Action Group delivers campaigns and initiatives to staff including Pilates and Clubbersize classes, resilience training and Mental Health Motivation Pedometer Challenges.

A culture of strong values that are embedded in every part of the organisation.

Our Professional Values


We are who we say we are, we do what we say we do.


We value the opinion of others and the contribution they make.


We work hard to create a
dynamic, forward looking culture.


We are determined to achieve our vision and goals.

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