Horticulture Tutor

Groundwork London is seeking a Horticulture Tutor to join their employment team.

Location: Pan London / Remote working arrangements

Contract: Fixed-term 12 month contract initially

Salary: £25,000 to £27,000 dependant 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 of Employment & Skills, this is a varied role that ranges from identifying, planning, managing and delivering a diverse programme of soft landscaping, grounds maintenance and woodland management projects to leading a team 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:

  • 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

Apply now!

Please download the Job Description and Person Specification and Groundwork London Prospectus below, and complete your Application Form used as part of our disability confidence scheme.

Job Description & Person Specification

Application Form

Groundwork Prospectus

Please send your application form, quoting reference ‘894/HT to londonjobs@groundwork.org.uk

Closing date for applications: 

2nd  December 2021

Interview date:

w/c 8th December 2021 (via Zoom or Teams)

For further information and to discuss the role please contact Jackie.Hadfield@groundwork.org.uk.