If you have experience of gardening and horticulture, and would like to use these skills for the benefit and progression of young people with learning difficulties, in a beautiful college location, this may be the right opportunity for you.
William Morris College is an Independent Specialist Provider catering for the learning and wellbeing needs of young people with moderate and complex learning difficulties, including Autism and related health needs.
We are a small college set in a beautiful natural site in Eastington, near Stroud. Our commitment is to extend the positive independence, communication and vocational prospects for our learners, in order that they may reach their aspirations.
We are looking for a horticulture tutor with skills, attitudes and knowledge of working with young people with learning needs in a gardening/horticulture context.
You will be an enthusiastic gardener with passion for using variety of opportunities, arising from working on land, in order to establish and maintain an excellent learning and wellbeing environment for our learners.
You will be patient, flexible and professional, with excellent team working attitude, as well as being able to contribute own initiative to develop and improve your practice.
You will have, or be prepared to undertake, level 4/5 teaching qualification.
Due to the vulnerability of our learners you will need to undergo an enhanced DBS check.
Remuneration, hours and holiday allowance
Position is offered on a 4days/week, (32 hrs) basis, for 42 weeks/year
Salary range is: £ 12.77 per hour
If you have passion, commitment and potential to contribute to young people lives, and further your own teaching career, then please apply by completing our job application form on our website www.learning-disability.org.uk/recruitment