Horticulture Teacher and Deputy Head Gardener
£24,194 per annum
37.5 hours per week
Closing Date: 12 noon, 12 February 2020
Interview Date: 21 February 2020
An exciting opportunity has opened up to join the Schumacher College Horticulture team as a Teacher and Deputy Head Gardener. We are looking for an experienced horticulturalist with a passion and knowledge of sustainable food growing; you will be able to teach and lead diverse groups; be an excellent team player; a skilled communicator; with a flexible approach to work and a commitment to values of Schumacher College and Dartington. We are looking for someone with experience of small scale agroecological food production who will be able to take the lead when required. A key element of this role is its dual nature; teaching students and producing food for the kitchen. You will need experience and confidence in both aspects. Please refer to the Job Description when writing your application. The college believes that how we grow our food is central to who we are as humans and how we interact with the world; we have developed a six month immersive hands on programme of ecological and regenerative food growing using principles of agroecology and permaculture – the Schumacher Practical Residency in Sustainable Horticulture.
To apply for this post please send your CV or completed application form to firstname.lastname@example.org along with a Supporting Statement outlining the reason for your interest in the role and Dartington, and what you believe you could bring to the role. This is a key element of the decision making process so please take the time to put together the Supporting Statement as without it your application is likely to be at a disadvantage.
Please note; if applying with a CV, supporting statements are essential.
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