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Lecturer in Arboriculture – Based at Croxteth Park, Liverpool

My career at Myerscough College – Inspiring Excellence

About the role

At Myerscough college, we are passionate about providing an amazing learning experience for our student and believe inspiring excellence starts with you!

We have a great opportunity for an enthusiastic and friendly individual to join our Greenspace team as a Lecturer in Arboriculture.

In this role you will deliver Arboriculture related subjects to students aged 16 – 18 on Study Programmes and to Adult Learners seeking to either change career or enhance their career prospects, inspiring excellence and success along the way. We would love to hear from candidates who can demonstrate their relevant industry knowledge and have either teaching experience already or are willing to commit to training as a teacher.

The College is able to support new teachers financially and practically through the Taking Teaching Further (TTF) Project. This will pay for your tuition and allow you time on your timetable to focus on your studies.

For more information about this role, please take a look at the job description.

Why join us?

At Myerscough College and University Centre we have a nationally and internationally recognised Further Education, Higher Education, Adult Education and Apprenticeship provision. The Further Education provision is well established, the Higher Education provision has a well-recognised partnership with UCLan and the apprenticeship provision is operational nationally. We offer a rewarding and enjoyable working environment, where colleagues are inspired to make a positive difference to the educational experience and employability of our students. We are one of the top five largest land-based and sports colleges in the UK.

The College has an Adult Education Budget (AEB) contract in Liverpool (through the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority) that has resulted in significant investment in Greenspace. This includes new classrooms, a purpose-built 4X4 vehicle, tracked chipper, electric chainsaws and associated equipment, stump grinder etc. There are opportunities for student practical work on the 500 acre estate.  

Visit our website https://bit.ly/CareersAtMyerscough for the full list of excellent benefits our college offers.

Safeguarding our students is of paramount importance. Our recruitment process has been designed to keep students safe and to ensure that we appoint safe and suitable people.

All successful applicants will be required to undertake pre-employment background and safeguarding checks.

The successful applicant will be responsible for complying with all safeguarding policies and practices, and for ensuring student safety and wellbeing is at the forefront of everything they do.

This post is not exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

We are an equal opportunity employer; we want all our candidates to have a fair and equal opportunity to secure employment with us. We encourage applications from all underrepresented groups: BAME applicants, disabled applicants, and LGBT+ applicants.

If you require any adjustments to the recruitment process, due to a disability, then please speak with a member of the HR team.

As a disability confident employer, we commit to guaranteeing an interview for any disabled applicant who meets all of the essential criteria.

Hours
37 Hours Per Week, job share could be considered
Department
Greenspace
Location
Croxteth Park, Liverpool
Salary
£19,337 - £31,535 per annum in accordance with qualifications and experience. Teacher qualified staff commence at minimum £24,467 per annum
Reference No
LArb-Cro
Closing Date
Monday 15 August 2022
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