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Horticulture Technician

Warwickshire College Group
Warwick, Warwickshire
Contract Type
Part Time
£21,164 - £21,448.61 pro rata, per annum
Start Date
As soon as possible
19th April 2023 11:59 PM
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  • Contract Type :Permanent
  • Job ID: 1302375

Background to the Post

The Moreton Morrell Centre is mainly devoted to programmes within the Land Based and Technology Faculty including agriculture, horticulture, equine studies, land based engineering, forestry, animal care and environment studies. In addition to the teaching facilities, the Centre includes residential accommodation for 200 students, conference rooms in Moreton Morrell and commercial farming, horse and horticulture units on its 500 acre estate.

The post will primarily support the LDD Teaching Team and associated land based provision for LDD learners, but may also liaise with other teams within the College.

Why Work With Us?

Imagine working for an employer that has a positive impact on the lives of thousands of students every year. That could be you.

We offer careers in teaching, educational support and pastoral care and brilliant opportunities within our professional Corporate and Commercial Services departments. The opportunities here are almost endless and can be full time, term time only, part time.

We are one of the largest higher and further education colleges in the country with just under 15,000 students and around 1,300 staff. That’s a lot of people and people are our key to success.

WCG has a comprehensive staff training program, offering leadership training for those wanting to progress and an employee health and wellbeing programme to support our staff when they need it most.

Place of Work: Moreton Morrell College

Our Moreton Morrell campus offers a centre dedicated to veterinary nursing, as well as a large animal welfare centre. There is also a Construction facility with an open workshop area for brickwork, carpentry and multi-skilling. The working farm on site attracts members of the public to our lambing event that takes place every year.

Intercampus transport is provided with good links to and from Royal Leamington Spa College

Essential Attainments:

  • Working knowledge of information technology such as e-mail, the internet and other software applications.
  • Excellent administrative and organisational skills.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • A First Aid qualification or willingness to gain this qualification.
  • Experience of working with people with learning difficulties and/or disabilities.

Essential Skills and Knowledge:

  • Work positively and effectively as a member of a team.
  • Attend and contribute to meetings.
  • Supportive, positive and non-judgemental attitude.
  • Be flexible with regard to hours of work.
  • Awareness of health and safety
  • procedures or willingness to undertake training.
  • Self-motivated and the ability to motivate students to achieve goals.
  • Commitment to the principles of equal opportunity and knowledge of Disability Discrimination Act.
  • Demonstrate empathy with students.
  • Ability to motivate students to learn.
  • Knowledge of Team Teach Techniques.
  • Ability to demonstrate an understanding and knowledge of Equality and Diversity.
  • Ability to demonstrate an understanding and knowledge of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults.
  • Ability to demonstrate behaviours which support the Core Values of the College.

For a full job description including duties and responsibilities of the role, please see the job description attached below.


Safeguarding Statement:

Warwickshire College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.
Warwickshire College Group

Warwickshire College Group