Plumpton College

Horticulture Department Lecturer Bank Opportunities

Plumpton, Lewes
£15.60 per hour (plus holiday pay)
02 Dec 2021
15 Dec 2021
Job Level
Job Function
Academic Support
Contract Type
Part Time

Our Horticulture division is highly successful and growing fast and we are now looking to build this team. We are seeking Lecturers to deliver high quality teaching, learning & assessments in both practical and theory lessons in the classroom and visiting students on placement with employers. You will help students to maximise their potential and make positive progress towards their timely success, future study and employment. These are bank opportunities which will require some flexibility for working hours but it is anticipated that at least 2 to 3 days of work each month will be offered.

The ideal candidate will possess a range of industry specific qualifications and will have knowledge and experience in the field of Horticulture. We are looking for people with enthusiasm and passion for the subject and the ability to communicate this to our students. We have many training programmes available for prospective candidates including initial teacher training and we pride ourselves on taking the time to develop our staff through a range of CPD activities.

With over 3,000 students, excellent resources and a drive for continuous improvement, Plumpton College is actively seeking staff who want to make a difference and be part of this exciting phase of our development. At Plumpton College we are Ambitious & Progressive, Enterprising, Professional, Supportive and Passionate about everything we do – if you share these values and would like to be part of our growing team then we’d like to hear from you.

To apply please complete an application form and an equality and diversity monitoring form and return them to or send it to: HR Department, Plumpton College, Ditchling Road, Plumpton, East Sussex, BN7 3AE. Tel: 01273 890454.

Closing Date: 15th December 2021

Interview date to be confirmed 

We reserve the right to call candidates to interview or withdraw this vacancy at any time if there is a good level of response. Therefore, we recommend you submit your application as early as possible.

Join our successful Horticulture teaching team, and bring the subject alive, to ensure our students are the ‘the best they can be’.


For further information about the role including job description and application form please visit the vacancies section of our website via the apply link.