Lecturer in Horticulture

Location UK / Strabane Area

Job Type Fixed term contract

Salary See description

Updated 5 days ago

Reference 1426820

 Job Description

Excellent opportunity for Lecturer in Horticulture based in Strabane Campus.


POST REF: 01988/19

POST TITLE:   Lecturer in Horticulture

DURATION: Until June 2022

LOCATION: Strabane Campus

ABOUT US

As an employer our culture is based on four key values:  Collaboration, Innovation, Respect, and Integrity, these values shape individual behaviour and the way we behave as a College. 

Our staff are entitled to some of the best employee benefits and support an employer could give making it a prime choice to further your career. See below some of the benefits we offer employees:

  • Salary – £22,851 – £33,129 per annum (plus £2,640 Threshold and £1,373 Deane payment if applicable) per annum
  • 49 days annual leave per annum
  • Northern Ireland Teachers Pension Scheme with an Employer Pension Contribution rate of 17.7%
  • Healthcare Scheme
  • Tax Free Childcare Scheme
  • State of the Art Gym
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Insurance Discount
  • NWRC Course Discount
  • Health and Wellbeing Programme (Includes: Personal Training, Yoga, Running Groups, Crafts and much more)

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR

Applicants must have:

Essential

1a. a University Degree in the specialist* area or equivalent qualification;

or

1b. at least a Level 5 qualification in the specialist* area and 3 years relevant** post qualifying industrial, professional or teaching experience;

2. GCSE English (Grade A*-C) or Essential Skills Level 2 (or higher and) in Communication and GCSE Maths (Grade A*-C) or Essential Skills Level 2 (or higher) in Numeracy, or NICATS Access Maths Modules, or any qualifications which are deemed to be equivalent;

and

3. at least one year’s relevant** post qualification experience;

*specialist area defined as in the area of Horticulture.

**relevant defined as employment in the area of Horticulture.

Desirable

4. a Post Graduate Certificate in Education or equivalent qualification recognised for teaching in the Northern Ireland FE Sector or be currently registered with the General Teaching Council for Northern Ireland (GTCNI).

The qualifications referred to above must be recognised and approved by DfE.

FOR INFORMATION ON THE LEVEL OF QUALIFICATIONS YOU CAN ACCESS THE QUALIFICATIONS AND CREDIT FRAMEWORK WEBSITE

If as a direct result of a disability, you can not fully meet the essential experience requirement of the criteria for this post the College will waive this requirement.

OTHER INFORMATION

  • Applicants should note that the above criteria are the minimum requirements only and may be enhanced at the discretion of the short-listing panel.
  • There is a possibility that a reserve list will be retained if more applicants are deemed suitable than posts exist.  In the event the successful candidate fails to take up the post or if the post is vacated within 6 months of the appointment date, or if another vacancy arises within 6 months the post may be offered to the next person on the reserve list. This excludes posts where panel lists will be created and maintained for a specified period.
  • The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
  • Under the provision of the Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups (NI) Order 2007 this post is deemed to be a regulated position.
  • The College is committed to equal opportunities and to selection on merit.  It therefore welcomes applications from all sections of society in particular applicants from the Protestant Community.
  • Applicants with a disability are encouraged to visit the College website at //www.accessable.co.uk/ which provides accessibility information on College facilities.

APPLY NOW: to apply please click the APPLY NOW button below to be directed to our website.

CLOSING DATE:  12:00 NOON ON FRIDAY 26 JULY 2019