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Education Manager

Walworth Garden
206 Manor Place SE173BN

Posted: 1 Jun 2021

Deadline: 23 Jun 2021

Compensation: £27,000 - £30,000 per year (dependent on experience)

Paid Full-time Fixed term / contract

Job description

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. We pride ourselves in putting nature first in all we do.

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 those in need.

We also provide services that individuals or other organisations pay for in order to generate surplus income to support our charitable work.

The Role

Now is an exciting time to join Walworth Garden as we expand on opportunities to extend our reach and grow bigger than we ever have before! Walworth Garden runs an extremely successful adult education programme and this brand new role will take the helm as we look to broaden and expand our course offerings.

The Education Manager will be responsible for and lead on the planning, recruitment, delivery and administration of Walworth Garden’s adult education programme, managing a team of Garden Education Officers and workshop practitioners in the delivery of City & Guilds Work-based Horticulture at Level 2 and horticultural workshops. They will also be innovative and visionary, regularly developing new workshops and short courses that align with the ethos and approach of Walworth Garden as well as reviewing the ones currently running.

We particularly welcome applications from those identifying with groups currently under-represented within horticulture.  

Application information

Please see our webpage for full job description and person specification, and details on how to apply.

Please note that due to the high volume of applications we receive, we are only able to respond to candidates who are successfully shortlisted. If you have not heard from us within 2 weeks of the closing date, please assume that you were unsuccessful on this occasion.

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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.