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  1. Practical Instructor and Resource Technician (Arboriculture) Peripatetic – Crystal Palace and Horsenden Farm (Perivale) £7,196.00 to £9,063.60 plus £695.00 LW Our client is looking to recruit a Peripatetic Practical Instructor and Resource Technician to be based between Crystal Palace and Horsenden Farm in Perivale. It is a part time post for 2 days per week. The days of the week to be worked are currently Monday & Tuesday. The candidate we are looking for will technically instruct students and demonstrate a wide range of arboriculture practical tasks. We are looking for someone who can inspire students to become fully trained tree surgeons. The candidate will have the opportunity to work at other sites at Capel Manor College as required. The post-holder will be required to drive a College Minibus. It is therefore desirable that applicants have category D1 on their current driving licence. Support will be given to applicants to undertake the appropriate test if they do not currently possess this. About the College Capel Manor College in Greater London, is a vocational college delivering courses in Arboriculture and Countryside, Animal Care and Saddlery, Floristry and Balloon Artistry, Garden Design and Horticulture. Key Duties: • Undertaking demonstration and technical instruction of students attending Capel Manor on a range of full-time, part-time and short courses at the direction of the Head of School in arboriculture and on occasion’s countryside management. This would include instructing to LANTRA/NPTC standards. • Undertaking the assessment of students’ practical abilities according to criteria laid down by BTEC, City & Guilds and the National Vocational Qualifications standards. Liaising with Arboricultural and Countryside Lecturers as to student progress and with regard to schemes of work and assessment criteria. • Liaising with members of the teaching staff to co-ordinate demonstration sessions and ensure the smooth transition between classroom studies and practical sessions. • Assisting with the supervision of students allocated to projects and provision of technical assistance and advice as required. • Ensuring that all requirements and regulations relating to health and safety are adhered to at all times. Responsible for ensuring that the health and safety of students is maintained whilst undertaking practical sessions. • Assisting the Course Managers/Lecturers in visiting and assessing students’ work on work placement and assessing the workplace offered to the student for work experience. For a comprehensive list of duties, please refer to the College Job Description. Essential Criteria: • Experience of supporting arboriculture/countryside resources. • A relevant arboriculture qualification to NVQ Level 2 or equivalent. • A current clean driving licence. • NPTC Certificate of Competence CS 30, CS31, CS32, CS38 and CS39. • A certificate of competence in the safe handling and use of pesticides (PA1 and PA6). • Working successfully as a team member. • Good communication skills with all levels of staff and students. • Successful time management, including punctuality. Start date: ASAP Closing date: 18.09.14 This post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure and barring list check as it is within regulated activity due to Capel Manor College being defined as a ‘specified place’. Capel Manor College aims to employ a workforce which reflects the community it serves. Therefore applications from minority groups are welcomed. The College is a Two Ticks Employer (Positive About Disabled People) and therefore where applicants indicate they have a disability and meet the essential criteria in the person specification, they will be short-listed for interview. Capel Manor College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. It is anticipated that candidates who progress from the application stage will be asked to attend the College for an interview within three weeks of the closing date. Therefore, if you do not hear from the College within that time you may assume that your application has been unsuccessful. If you are interested in this vacancy, please send an e-mail to Capel@r21education.co.uk. You will then be sent the full Job Description, Person Specification and College application form, to be completed and returned before the advertised close date. Please note that the College will not accept CV's in place of completed applications.
  2. Lecturer in Arboriculture – Crystal Palace (3 days week) Salary: £11,113.80 to £19,938.60 plus £1122.60 LW Our client is looking to recruit a Lecturer in Arboriculture to be based at Crystal Palace. It is a part time post for 3 days per week. The days of the week to be worked currently are Monday – Wednesday. Capel Manor College is the leading land based college in London and we are looking to appoint a person who will lead our arboriculture lectures and instruction in Crystal Palace Park. The candidate we are looking for will have a passion for tree surgery and the science behind arboriculture and is happy to get stuck in and help out on administrative tasks. About the College Capel Manor College in Greater London, is a vocational college delivering courses in Arboriculture and Countryside, Animal Care and Saddlery, Floristry and Balloon Artistry, Garden Design and Horticulture. Key Duties: • Participate in the teaching, administration and assessment of arboriculture courses offered by the College (to include its centres in North, East and Central London as appropriate) and assisting with the Quality Assurance (QA) process. • Co-ordinate in conjunction with the Deputy and Head of School, Arboriculture and Countryside the practical elements of course provision e.g. acquiring work sites, transport of students equipment and providing materials. • Undertake course management as required, prepare work schedules, manage VLE pages, co-ordinate assessment procedures and prepare course reports and statistics as required by the College as part of the quality assurance programme and maintain student records and course files including up-to-date schemes of work. • Assist in the development and establishment of flexi-study and Distance/Open Learning courses as appropriate. • Participate in the development, organisation and delivery of new educational and curricular initiatives undertaken by the College as appropriate. For a comprehensive list of duties, please refer to the College Job Description. Essential Criteria: • Minimum of 1 year industrial experience. • Level 3 Diploma in Arboriculture or related award (minimum). • Teaching qualification (support will be given to gain accreditation). • Assessor awards (training will be provided to achieve these). • Effective communication and organisation skills. • Sound administrative skills. • To work on own initiative as well as part of a team. • To be able to instruct and assess practical skills in arboriculture. Start date: ASAP Closing date: 18.09.14 This post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure and barring list check as it is within regulated activity due to Capel Manor College being defined as a ‘specified place’. Capel Manor College aims to employ a workforce which reflects the community it serves. Therefore applications from minority groups are welcomed. The College is a Two Ticks Employer (Positive About Disabled People) and therefore where applicants indicate they have a disability and meet the essential criteria in the person specification, they will be short-listed for interview. Capel Manor College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. It is anticipated that candidates who progress from the application stage will be asked to attend the College for an interview within three weeks of the closing date. Therefore, if you do not hear from the College within that time you may assume that your application has been unsuccessful. If you are interested in this vacancy, please send an e-mail to Capel@r21education.co.uk. You will then be sent the full Job Description, Person Specification and College application form, to be completed and returned before the advertised close date. Please note that the College will not accept CV's in place of completed applications.
  3. Peripatetic Lecturer in Arboriculture-Primarily Trees & Timber Apprenticeship Salary: £18,523 - £33,231 plus £1,871 (if qualified) Capel Manor College are looking to recruit a Lecturer in Arboriculture-Primarily Trees & Timber Apprenticeship. The vacancy is full time & peripatetic but will focus on our sites at Crystal Palace and Horsenden in West London in the first instance. About the College Capel Manor College in Greater London, is a vocational college delivering Arboriculture and Countryside, Animal Care and Saddlery, Floristry and Balloon Artistry, Garden Design and Horticulture. Key Duties: • Participate in the teaching, administration and assessment of arboriculture courses offered by the College. • Co-ordinate practical elements of course provision. • Undertake course management as required, prepare work schedules, co-ordinate assessment procedures and prepare course reports and statistics as required by the College. • Developing and teaching apprenticeship/short courses to meet the needs of employers. • Assist in the development and establishment of flexi-study and Distance/Open Learning courses. • Participate in the development, organisation and delivery of new educational and curricular initiatives undertaken by the College as appropriate. • Working within prescribed budgets. • Maintain an up-to-date catalogue of schemes of work and lesson plans for each course. • Prepare a work schedule for students and co-ordinate all assessment procedures. • Liaise as necessary with the appropriate Course Manager concerning individual student progress and development. For a full list of duties please refer to the College job description. Essential Criteria: • Experience of working in or with the Arboriculture & Countryside industrial. • Experience of inspecting/surveying trees. • Proven experience in supervision and motivation of people. • National Diploma in Arboriculture or related award (minimum). • Teaching qualification (or working towards). • Assessor awards (training will be provided to achieve these). • Familiarity with ILT applications. • Well organised and able to manage and organise self and others effectively to meet deadlines. • Excellent administrative skills. • Ability to work on own initiative within agreed strategic guidelines. • High degree of personal presentation and customer care skills. • An understanding of and commitment to Diversity & Equality as it applies to a supportive service and in the workplace. • An understanding of safeguarding and a commitment to creating a safe learning environment. • A clean driving licence with category D1/E1. Hours: 36 per week Start date: ASAP Closing date: 03.02.14 These posts are subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure and barring list check as they are within regulated activity due to Capel Manor College being defined as a ‘specified place’. Capel Manor College aims to employ a workforce which reflects the community it serves. Therefore applications from minority groups are welcomed. The College is a Two Ticks Employer (Positive About Disabled People) and therefore where applicants indicate they have a disability and meet the essential criteria in the person specification, they will be short-listed for interview. Capel Manor College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. It is anticipated that candidates who progress from the application stage will be asked to attend the College for an interview within three weeks of the closing date. Therefore, if you do not hear from the College within that time you may assume that your application has been unsuccessful. To apply, in the first instance, please send a copy of your CV along with covering letter to: Capel@r21education.co.uk Please note, if you are successful in the selection process you will be required to complete a College application form before the advertised close date. A CV will not be accepted on its own.

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