Programme Manager - Work Based Learning

Programme Managers – Forestry, Arboriculture and Woodland Management 

With over 3,000 students, excellent resources and a drive for continuous quality improvement, Plumpton College is actively seeking staff with the right values and attributes who want to make a difference and be part of this exciting phase of our development. We are looking to recruit professional and ambitious individuals to form an integral part of our growing Forestry, Arboriculture & Woodland team.

We are looking to recruit a Programme Manager - Work Based Learning with a minimum Level 4 qualification in Forestry, Arboriculture or Woodland Management or minimum 10 years’ industry experience within Forestry, Arboriculture or Woodland Management.  The post-holder will develop all work-based learning programmes, Forest Operative and Arborist Trailblazer apprenticeships, short and part-time courses, 5 EWITS programmes per year and other bespoke learning programmes for the Forestry, Arboriculture and Woodland Management industry.  The successful candidate will also be response for developing industry/employer partnerships, sponsorships and curriculum advisory groups.

The ideal candidate will be professional, hardworking and a confident team player with a track record of good or outstanding teaching.

As well as a competitive salary, you can also look forward to a great range of benefits including 37 days holiday plus bank holidays, membership of the Teachers’ pension and child care voucher scheme. 

If you believe you have a significant contribution to make to our future and are looking for your next career opportunity, we would like to hear from you.  To apply for the role please complete the application form and return by email to  Alternatively for an application pack, please contact the HR department at Plumpton College, Ditchling Road, Plumpton, East Sussex, BN7 3AE. Tel: 01273 890454,