Tutor Assessor – Horticulture

Job Roles:
Tutor, Trainer/Assessor
Organisation Type:
Further Education
FE College
Contract Type:
Full Time
Subject Area:
Agriculture/Rural Science
North West
Contract Term:
Salary Description:
£23,746 - £30,043
7th Mar 2019
Start Date:
Oldham College
Job Ref:

There has never been a more exciting time to join The Oldham College. We have just been confirmed by OFSTED as a “Good College” (January 2019).

Come and join Oldham College in its ambition to become “Outstanding”, the “Best Place to Learn and Work” and be part of our exciting Faculty of Work Based Learning!

We are looking for:
• Tutor Assessor – Horticulture (Salary £23,746 - £30,043)

We are a local college with a reputation for dynamism, success and providing a high level of technical and vocational education and training.

We embrace and encourage all those who are driven to better themselves, achieve their goals and reach new heights. Excellent resources combined with exceptional tutors and student support means that whatever your ambition, we can help you to achieve it.

The college is regarded as a “Good” across every area: “Our quality of teaching, learning and assessment are good”, “overall achievement has improved” and “we continue to nurture the culture of inclusion across the college. Staff, learners and apprentices embrace and promote equality of opportunity and celebrate diversity” as stated in a recent OFSTED inspection.

Each year we have approximately 5,000 full and part-time students and apprentices studying at our College and approximately 600 students studying at our University Campus.

When you join our college, our colleagues have access to numerous benefits and facilities:
• Generous Pension Scheme
• Occupational Health Service
• Enhanced Maternity/Paternity provision
• Staff Development days/week (Jan, July, Aug)
• Free confidential counselling service
• Staff recognition awards
• On-site Day Nursery
• On-site hair and beauty salon and The Grange Theatre

The successful candidate will be ideally qualified to Level 3 in Horticulture, hold a recognised teaching qualification such as PTTLS/Cert Ed or equivalent and be an experienced assessor. An IQA qualification is desirable.

As a Tutor Assessor in Horticulture, you will:
• Have prior teaching experience or experience of working within the horticulture industry.
• Have a proven track record of a high standard of work and industry experience with a passion to inspire in teaching those interested in horticulture; have the ability to apply IT in the workplace and be a self-motivated, enthusiastic team member.
• Have experience of working in work based learning.

Prior experience of delivery training and assessment in relation to golf greenkeeping, groundsmanship, parks, gardens and greenspace, landscape and cemetery alongside previous vocational experience would be a strong advantage.

As part of this role you will be required to initiate, develop and manage customer relationships with employers, in line with the sector strategy, maintaining an up to date knowledge of sector developments. You will also maintain an excellent success rate ensuring that students are given a positive and exciting journey throughout their Apprenticeship programme.

You will also be able to demonstrate an understanding of current developments within your specialist area with up to date CPD.

The role will require you to embed and work to the college’s values; working with Integrity, having Ambition to help our learners succeed and being Inclusive to learners and colleagues alike.

To apply for this vacancy please email an up to date CV and covering letter to recruitment@oldham.ac.uk before the closing date of 29th March 2019.

Closing Date:
Contact Details:
Oldham College
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