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Horticulture Teacher/Assistant Teacher

Walworth Garden
206 Manor Place SE173BN

Posted: 10/12/2019

Deadline: 24/01/2020


Job description

Walworth Garden is a charity dedicated to knowledge and nurture. Based in Kennington minutes from busy Walworth Road, we offer horticultural training, therapy, landscaping, and access to nature for the local community. We have been successfully teaching City and Guilds’ Level 2 Work Based Horticulture for over 20 years, and are now seeking a Teacher or Assistant Teacher with excellent subject knowledge and practical skills to help us expand. 

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Exceptional communication skills with a high level of spoken and written English

  • Strong horticultural knowledge and practical experience

  • A Level 2 qualification in Horticulture (or be close to completing one)

  • Appreciation for and support of sustainable growing methods and environment-focussed horticulture

  • Willing to complete Level 3 Teacher/Assessor qualifications while working with us

  • Comfortable managing a room of adult students, if not experience doing so  

This alone will be a part time role, but there is the possibility to make this a full time position if you can also assist us in hard landscaping work, horticultural therapy, or other facets of our ever-expanding work.

Application information

To express your interest in this role, either send an email to or call Oli on 0207 582 2652.

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About Walworth Garden

Walworth Garden is a charity dedicated to knowledge and nurture. Open to everyone, our award-winning gardens provide an oasis in the heart of Southwark, where people come to relax, learn and grow.Through gardening education, training and therapy, we also provide opportunities and support for members of the local community, including vulnerable and disabled adults, those who’ve suffered traumatic experiences, and unemployed people looking to improve their professional skills and qualifications.