Plumpton College

Wine Skills Programme Manager

Plumpton, Lewes
£29,613 to £34,322
06 Jun 2019
24 Jun 2019
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time

We are now seeking a Programme Manager for the Wine Skills Industry Training Programme to join our highly successful and growing wine division. The successful candidate will need to develop excellent links with the wine industry in order to provide appropriate, well-designed and challenging courses incorporating highly effective teaching, training, learning and assessment experiences. Part of the role will be to coordinate staff and resources, ensuring students gain excellent vocational skills and improve their personal, social and employability skills. This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of the future development of the UK’s international centre of wine excellence.

Plumpton College delivers first class wine training, teaching and research, delivering wine business and production programmes from WSET Level 2 through to Masters level. Facilities include commercial vineyards, a purpose-built wine centre with well-equipped laboratories, wine tasting room and a research winery and a commercial winery. Our high-calibre graduates gain positions of responsibility, not only in the UK, with its rapidly expanding industry developing a reputation for excellent sparkling wine, but throughout the world.

We are seeking individuals with a wine, viticulture or science related degree. You will be a professional, hardworking and confident team player with the ability to lead the development of teaching, learning and assessment across programmes and a strong desire to see students succeed in their field of study.

As well as a competitive salary, you can also look forward to a great range of benefits including 37 days holiday plus bank holidays (as well as up to an additional 7 efficiency closure days at Christmas), membership of the Teachers’ Pension Scheme and free on-site parking. Relocation opportunities can be explored for the right candidate.

Closing date for applications: Monday 24th June at 9.00am

Interviews will be held: Week commencing 1st July

Completed applications should be returned via the apply link.