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Instructor - Arboriculture and Forestry

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Sparsholt College Hampshire (incorporating Andover College

This role will involve the delivery of training to our main stream students and also a range of short courses to industry and private clients as required.

This is an opportunity to join a well-resourced and successful team with a reputation for high quality training. This role will involve the delivery of training to our main stream students and also a range of short courses to industry and private clients as required.

 

The successful candidate will have a minimum of a level 3 qualification in arboriculture or forestry together with proven training experience and at least 3 years’ industry experience. The majority of short courses involve the preparation of candidates for NPTC competence based tests in chainsaws, aerial rescue and climbing however there is a range of machinery based courses covering chippers, stump grinders, tractors and hedge trimmers. Candidates should have as many of the relevant NPTC competence qualifications as they can but must hold chainsaw crosscut and maintenance and small tree felling plus climbing and aerial rescue as a minimum. NPTC/Lantra assessor/trainer status would be welcomed.

 

This post is based at the Sparsholt campus (Winchester)

 

Closing Date: 03 April 2017

 

College Benefits

 

  • Eligibility to join the Local Government Pension Scheme (a defined benefit pension scheme)

  • Death Benefit grant of 3 x salary if in the pension scheme

  • Free on-site parking

  • Car Share Scheme

  • Occupational Sick Pay Scheme

  • Occupational Maternity Pay Scheme

  • Flexible Working Policy

  • Holiday entitlement of 23 days (rising to 25 days after 5 years’ service) plus Public and Bank Holidays along with college closure days at Xmas.

  • Child Care Vouchers

  • Ability to Purchase Additional Annual Leave via a salary sacrifice arrangement

  • Access to an employee assistance scheme

  • On-site gym at the Sparsholt campus (membership £100 per annum)

  • Free gym classes at the Sparsholt campus

  • You Make the Difference Staff nomination scheme

  • Facility to purchase Sparsholt produce including: plants, flowers, fruit & vegetables, fish, venison and turkey.

  • Access to discounted hair and beauty treatments at the Andover campus

  • Discounted admission to Marwell Zoo

  • Ability to access a range of CPD events and support with undertaking professional qualifications

  • Dog Kennelling facility on Sparsholt campus (subject to availability)

  • Various food outlets and eateries offering good value food and drink at competitive prices

     

    There is a nursery on the Sparsholt campus operated by a commercial provider

Salary:
Between £18,840 and £22,508 Per Annum
(dependent upon qualifications)
Position:
Permanent
Closing Date:
3rd April 2017

Sparsholt College Hampshire (incorporating Andover College

Sparsholt College Hampshire
Sparsholt
Winchester
Hampshire
SO21 2NF
T: 01962 797309
E: hr@sparsholt.ac.uk
W: http://www.sparsholt.ac.uk/jobs

Contact

Human Resources
Sparsholt College Hampshire
Sparsholt
Winchester
Hampshire
SO21 2NF
T: 01962 797309
E: hr@sparsholt.ac.uk
W: http://www.sparsholt.ac.uk/jobs

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