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Garden Education Officer
Hours: Minimum 3 days, some evenings and weekend working, with a potential for full time.
Salary range: London Living Wage to 25K FTE, dependent on qualification and experience
Walworth Garden also offers a generous benefits package that includes the following:
Walworth Garden is committed to equality of opportunity, and values diversity. We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds, particularly from Black, Asian and minoritised ethnic candidates who have been historically excluded from the horticulture industries, as well as applications from women and LGBTQIA+ candidates.
Walworth Garden is a charity dedicated to knowledge and nurture. Our mission is to improve lives by providing excellent learning and horticultural therapy through a garden that is open to all, with free entry, seven days a week.
Walworth Garden is a registered charity and company limited by guarantee. The Charity is governed by a voluntary Board of Trustees. Our main charitable work includes horticultural training and horticultural therapy.
We also provide services that individuals or other organisations pay for in order to generate surplus income to support our charitable work.
This is a flexible job description that may be developed according to the skills and interests of the successful candidate, starting from 3 days a week, with the potential for this to extend to full time work. The successful candidate will teach and assess horticulture at Level 2 and facilitate weekend workshops both here at the Garden and for the wider community at their own sites locally.
This role will involve evening and weekend work subject to staffing requirements.
The postholder must have a Level 2 in Horticulture, and a passion for progressive Horticulture. Candidates are encouraged to demonstrate other gardening/teaching/environmental/workshop related skills and experience. There is potential that this will become a full time role.
The post holder will report to the Education Manager.
Purpose of the Role
To work with the Education Manager and other Garden Education Officer/s on the planning, recruitment, delivery and administration of Walworth Garden’s adult education programme, and to be the first point of contact for students and learners. To develop new workshops and short courses (both in-house and out) that align with the ethos and approach of Walworth Garden and which will be held on some weekends and evenings.
The Garden is a small organisation and employees are expected to be reasonably flexible so that the evolving needs of all stakeholders are met.
The post holder will share with other staff the responsibility for the following:
See the full job description and person specification here.
To apply please send a CV and cover letter outlining why you are the right person for
this role (no longer that 1 side of A4) to [email protected]
Please note that this post will be subject to receiving satisfactory enhanced DBS disclosure checks.
This post will remain open until the role is filled so early application is