Full job at http://www.transitionfinsburypark.org.uk/PACTroles

Manor House PACT: Open Spaces

(Edible Landscapes London)

Plant Propagation Tutors

Role Description

£575 in November 2014 and £575 in March 2015

(24 hours teaching time, 11 hours planning and marking time in total)

As part of the Manor House PACT project, supported by the Big Lottery Fund, we will be training people about plant propagation. The course will be spread over two days; one in November 2014 and one in March 2015 and they will be learning about a range of propagation techniques. When booking, students will have the option of registering with the Open College Network to do the accredited course, Developing Plant Propagation Skills.

We will book up to 14 students on each course and it is envisaged that at least half of these will want to be accredited. We are seeking a consultant to:

  • plan training, using the lesson content guidance in the appendices below

  • produce and copy lesson handouts. We have existing handouts which may be used.

  • deliver teaching (4 x 6 hr sessions)

  • assess accreditation students' work: student demonstrations during classes and two lots of homework that will be submitted to you for marking and marked out of class time

  • commit to all four training days (8 and 11th November 2014, 24th and 28th March 2015),


  • a recognised teaching qualification, e.g. PTLLS, PGCE or other teaching qualification

  • experience and skill at all the learning outcome strands listed in the appendix below


  • experience of delivering accredited training

  • a knowledge of and connection to the Manor House area

  • an understanding and appreciation of organic gardening

You will be self-employed for tax purposes.

Closing date: 18th September 2014

To apply please email/post CV, equal opportunities form and covering letter to:

Jo Homan, Transition Finsbury Park

c/o 32c Gloucester Drive

Finsbury Park

London N4 2LN


Further info about Manor House PACT

http://www.mhdt.org.uk/pact/overview and http://www.transitionfinsburypark.org.uk/ManorHousePACT

The equal opportunities form can be found at http://www.transitionfinsburypark.org.uk/PACTroles

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