Tutor – Horticulture & Soft Skills Development

SALARY:  £15,000 – £15,600 (FTE £25,000 to £26,000) (Depending on experience)

HOURS: 22.5 hours a week

CONTRACT: Fixed term to Jul 2023 (with potential to extend)

LOCATION: Plymouth

REF:  DC0122

A unique opportunity to support Young People in Plymouth aged 15 to 24 years.

Love horticulture? Love teaching? And want to get involved in some of the most innovative green projects across the area. Maybe you are looking for something different, where you can make a difference to your local community?

Working on the Skills for Young People Project, you will work with groups of Young People, aged between 15 to 24 who are at risk of, or who have fallen out of education, training, or employment in Plymouth, who would like to explore working in the natural environment as a career path.

You will work with small groups of young people in Schools and Community Venues, adapting to meet the needs of your learners, blending accredited learning with non-accredited learning with the end goal of supporting our students into further education or employment.

You will take a lead in Groundwork’s mission to encourage young people to take part in social action projects in their local community. This rewarding experience helps Young People connect to the place they live, whilst developing their soft skills and resilience.

If you would like a unique and challenging teaching role, where you can genuinely make a difference, enhance the prospects of your learners, and ultimately change people’s lives for the better – then this could be the opportunity for you!

 If you wish to discuss the role please contact:

James Baggley – Delivery Manager

Email: James.baggley@groundwork.org.uk

Phone: 07715631767

A job application pack can be downloaded below. Please send to Louise Bucknell on louise.bucknell@groundwork.org.uk.

Closing Date: 26th January 2022

Interview Date:  W/C 31st January 2022


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How To Apply

Groundwork South is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults at risk.  Inline with our Safer Recruitment & Selection Policy and Procedure, successful applicants are subject to references and an enhanced with barred lists disclosure check where applicable to their role.

CVs will not be accepted. No agencies please. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Please note that we reserve the right to close applications early in the event of a large response.

We are committed to the employment and career development of disabled people. To demonstrate our commitment we have been awarded the Disability Confident Scheme Symbol, which is awarded by the Employment Service. We guarantee an interview to anyone with a disability whose application meets the essential criteria for the post. If you consider yourself to have a disability and would like to apply under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme please complete the Guaranteed Interview Scheme form listed and submit this with your application.

Groundwork South is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. We welcome applications from suitably skilled candidates regardless of ethnicity, gender, disability, sexuality, religion or age. A copy of our Equality and Diversity policy may also be made available to candidates on request.