Groundwork London
Islington, Greater London
Chiswick, Greater London
London, Greater London
E5, London
£25,000 - £27,000 per annum, dependant on experience
Contract, Fixed Term 12 months initially, Part-time, Full-time
Job description

Horticulture Tutor
Reference: 894/HT
Location: Pan London (adhering to Covid-19 social distancing measures)
Contract: Fixed Term 12 months initially
Salary: £25k - £27k dependent on experience. Both Full and Part-time will be considered
Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Groundwork London is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all members of the community.

Are you an experienced Horticulture Tutor keen to work on a varied and innovative range of employability programmes?  Do you have what it takes to support a team to change people’s lives?

Groundwork London delivers horticultural qualifications to people as part of funded work programmes with our partners. The Horticulture Tutor plays a central role in the delivery of the required learning and skills development and assessments supporting participants during their journey to qualifications.

This role sits within our London Employment & Skills Team currently supports over 1,500 unemployed individuals with a view to them re-joining the salaried workforce.  Contracts cover all ages and abilities and so variety is guaranteed in this exciting role.

We are looking for a skilled and experienced tutor to deliver accredited horticulture courses and training within one-to-one and group delivery formats, ensuring the support provided assists and motivates unemployed adults to achieve qualifications and become employment ready.

Reporting to the Operations Manager, Employment & Skills, this varied role ranges from identifying, planning, managing and delivering a diverse programme of soft landscaping, grounds maintenance and woodland management projects to leading a teams of trainees.

About us

Groundwork London works with communities across the capital to transform their lives and the places they live. We have been at the forefront of social and environmental regeneration in London for over 25 years, and today we have a simple mission: to create better places, improve people’s prospects, and promote greener living and working. We are passionate about creating a future where every neighbourhood is vibrant and green, every community is strong and able to shape its own destiny, and no-one is held back by their background or circumstances.

Key requirements: Please contact us if you have:

  • A recognised teaching and industry qualification or have substantial proven industry experience
  • A high level of motivation and be interested in supporting learners and trainees to reach their desired goal
  • Flexibility in your working week and be prepared to be a team player
  • Experience in leading a team to achieve targets set by funders e.g. DWP or other funders
  • An IQA qualification would be an advantage although training through CPD for the right individual will be considered

Closing date for applications: 2nd December 2021
Interview date: w/c 8th December 2021 (via Zoom or Teams)


If you would like to find out more about this position and to apply, please click the Apply button to be directed to our website where you can download the job description and application form.

Appointment to this role is subject to an enhanced records check through the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

Groundwork London is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all members of the community.

No agencies please.

Posted on: 12 November 2021
Closed date: 02 December 2021
Job ref: 159156_GL
Tags: Training, Vocational/Services