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VACANCY: Part time horticulture tutor for adults with learning difficulties and mental health issues

1 Jul '19

The role
Part-Time Horticulture Tutor - Mindlift Department for Practical Allotment Gardening

Deptford Reach SE8 4AT and Granville Park Centre

What we’re looking for
Adult learning Lewisham is looking for a confident practical Horticulture Tutor who has experience working with adults with learning disabilities and mental health issues. This role will compromise of three morning classes at Deptford Reach and three afternoon classes at the Granville Park Centre on Tuesdays. This will be term time only with each term consisting of 11 weeks and each class has a duration of 2 hours.

Subjects to be delivered: soil types, crop rotation and compost making. Weeding, watering and identification of crops and weeds, propagation, planting, crop care and harvesting of crops.

Applicants must have experience working in an adult environment and has qualification to at least level 4 as well as having or be willing to work towards achieving a recognised teaching qualification (e.g.Cert Ed/PGCE). The successful applicant must be prepared to carry out all administrative tasks associated with the post including attendance at tutor meetings and CPD.

Salary details
£28.88 - £30.26 per hour

Further information
Lewisham Borough Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment.

Further information about Adult Learning Lewisham can be found in our online course listing

If you have any questions relating to this post please contact Luky Trenchard Curriculum Leader for Mindlift: luky.trenchard

For more information and to apply visit:

Please note a C.V will not be accepted.

Closing date
Tuesday 16th July 2019 at 23:59