Lecturer in Arboriculture - Croxteth

Trainer / teacher Croxteth Park, North West (United Kingdom) Full Time£21,000 - £31,000 (GBP)

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My career at Myerscough College – Inspiring Excellence

About the role

Can you demonstrate your teaching experience and your relevant industry knowledge?

Apply today to join our Greenspace and Creative design team as a Lecturer in Arboriculture.

In this role you will deliver Arboriculture related subjects to students on Further Education programmes and where required external clients, inspiring excellence and success along the way. This will be predominantly theoretical teaching but can also include practical application of theoretical knowledge.

Why join us?

Myerscough College have been based in Croxteth Park, Liverpool since 1999 to provide education and training opportunities to local residents. 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.

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 40 days, plus bank holidays.
  • Regular Continuous Professional Development (CPD) opportunities.
  • 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.

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

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 LGBT+ 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.

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About the Company

Myerscough College

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.

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