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206 Manor Place SE173BN
Compensation: Between London Living Wage and 27k (pro rata), dependent on experience
Paid Flexible hours
Inspired to motivate and nurture a new generation of horticulturists? Want to share knowledge and skills toward a greater environmental and social goal? Join our growing team at South London’s small but mighty charitable horticultural training centre and award winning organic garden, and help us equip more local adults with training toward careers in horticulture, with an ethical, environmental awareness.
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. (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 for vulnerable and disabled adults.
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. There is a minimum requirement of three days a week relating to the teaching and assessing of horticulture at Level 2. This may involve evenings and weekends. The postholder must have a Level 2 in Horticulture.
Candidates are encouraged to demonstrate other gardening/teaching/workshop related skill sets. There is some potential that this may become a full time role.
The post holder will report to the Garden Manager.
Purpose Of The Role
To work with the Garden Manager 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 that align with the ethos and approach of Walworth Garden.
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:
We particularly welcome applications from those identifying with groups currently under-represented within horticulture.
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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.