Technical Instructor – Floristry- Part Time, Term Time Only, Working 22.2 Hours Per Week, Over 36 Weeks

  • £17,391 – £19,808 pa pro rata
  • Hadlow, Tonbridge and Malling, Kent
  • North Kent College

Are you a trained Florist with good design knowledge? Do you have skills and a passion for floristry to pass on to the next generation? We are keen to recruit a Technical Instructor in Floristry to support our lecturing staff, provide practical instruction to our students and maintain the curriculum area classrooms and resources.

As a Technical Instructor you will be demonstrating and providing practical instruction in varying aspects of floristry i.e. hand tied, arrangements, wedding and funeral work to a range of students aged 14 years and above. You will need to be self-motivated and able to work independently. The ability to communicate effectively is an essential pre-requisite for this role, as is a qualification to a Floristry Level 3 standard or closely related subject and relevant practical experience.

In addition to the minimum requirements detailed above, the successful candidate will be required to aid in the promotion of the department. This will include photographing student and tutor work, writing short articles and emailing them to our marketing department for the social media sites and communicating effectively with external contacts in the industry to arrange visits and speakers. The ability to work well as part of a team and the willingness to work towards and gain a relevant teaching qualification, which can be studied at the College, are essential. Further training towards other qualifications will also be encouraged and supported by the College.

Part time hours to be worked over 3 days per week. Benefits include access to a contributory pension scheme, free car parking and 30 days’ annual leave (plus bank holidays) pro rata.

The successful candidate will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service Check (DBS) and to provide proof of their right to work in the UK. Where applicable, a prohibition check will be carried out.

The job description and application form can be downloaded from our website, Alternatively, you can request an application pack by emailing [email protected] or telephoning 01732 850551. PLEASE NOTE THAT WE DO NOT ACCEPT CVs.

The closing date for applications is Tuesday 17th November 2020

Hadlow College is a committed equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all learners, commitments we expect all staff to share.

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