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Work Based Tutor in Greenspace & Creative Design 0.5

My career at Myerscough College – Inspiring Excellence

About the role

Are you looking to make a real difference to student’s lives?

Are you ready to be part of their success?

If so, we would love to hear from you!

Apply today to join our Greenspace and Creative Design team as a Work Based Tutor.

This is a predominantly field-based role and you will work flexibly completing on site teaching, learning and assessment specialising in Arboriculture.

As a Work Based Tutor in Greenspace, you will actively engage learners to succeed and reach their full potential through the delivery of effective and inspirational teaching, learning and assessments.

Location of work

The position is to support apprentices around the country. This is a field-based role where the tutor works from home, supported by the College. There is a requirement to attend Apprenticeship and Skills development days at the Preston campus which take place 3 to 4 times per year (Subsistence and accommodation provided).  It may be the case that from time to time you may work collaboratively with other tutors or delivery from specific locations (Placed based Education).

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.

What We Offer:

We take care of our team just as we do our students. As an employee, you can enjoy a range of benefits, including:

  • A generous holiday allowance of 32 days, plus bank holidays.
  • Regular Continuous Professional Development (CPD) opportunities.
  • Hassle free onsite parking at our Preston Campus.
  • An Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) to provide wellbeing support in moments of need.
  • Membership of the Teacher’s Pension Scheme, with a remarkable 23.68 % employer contribution rate.

We are flexible working friendly and happy to discuss interest in flexible working.

Please note that as part of our commitment to safeguarding our students, our background screening checks include limited online searches. Online searches will only be undertaken in respect of the successful candidate, as a pre-conditional term of our job offer.

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 LGBTQIA applicants.

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

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

18.5 Hours Per Week
Greenspace & Creative Design
Myerscough College (Preston)
Up to £31,536 per annum, pro rata in accordance with qualifications and experience.
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Closing Date
Thursday 28 March 2024
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