Tutor – Horticulture & Soft Skills Development

Groundwork South


A unique opportunity to support Young People in Plymouth aged 15 to 24 years.

Love horticulture? Love teaching? And want to get involved in some of the most innovative green projects across the area. Maybe you are looking for something different, where you can make a difference to your local community?

Working on the Skills for Young People Project, you will work with groups of Young People, aged between 15 to 24 who are at risk of, or who have fallen out of education, training, or employment in Plymouth, who would like to explore working in the natural environment as a career path.

You will work with small groups of young people in Schools and Community Venues, adapting to meet the needs of your learners, blending accredited learning with non-accredited learning with the end goal of supporting our students into further education or employment.

You will take a lead in Groundwork’s mission to encourage young people to take part in social action projects in their local community. This rewarding experience helps Young People connect to the place they live, whilst developing their soft skills and resilience.

If you would like a unique and challenging teaching role, where you can genuinely make a difference, enhance the prospects of your learners, and ultimately change people’s lives for the better – then this could be the opportunity for you!

SALARY:  £15,000 – £15,600 (FTE £25,000 to £26,000) (Depending on experience)

HOURS: 22.5 hours a week

CONTRACT: Fixed term to Jul 2023 (with potential to extend)

LOCATION: Plymouth

For an application pack please email louise.bucknell@groundwork.org.uk

To apply for this job please visit www.groundwork.org.uk.

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