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Rural & Land Based Short Course Tutor


 £24.15-£26.48 per hour dependent upon qualifications and experience
(includes holiday pay)


As part of the ongoing development and growth of our land-based short course provision, we are currently seeking to recruit hourly paid tutors to deliver short courses to the local and wider community.

Holme Lacy College, based just outside Hereford, is set above the beautiful River Wye, and boasts a stunning 247 hectare estate comprising of an organic mixed farm, woodlands, orchards, lakes, animal care, and equestrian centres.  We are particularly interested in expanding on our current provision to include short courses in rural crafts, animal care, wildlife and conservation, and would welcome the opportunity to discuss opportunities with those holding expertise in these areas.  

All courses run subject to a minimum enrolment target. Classes usually run for one day on a Saturday, during holidays or two hours a week on evenings at our Holme Lacy College campus. Classes are typically aimed at beginners or those with only a little experience in the subject.  Students are adults from 19 to 90+!

Applicants should be able to demonstrate a sound working knowledge of their subject and credible experience as a practitioner. They should also possess excellent communication and organisational skills and have a passion for sharing their subject. Please identify the subject you can offer in your application and include an outline of the proposed content and delivery plan.

A comprehensive package of employee benefits is in place including a competitive hourly rate, high number of free on-site parking bays, access to a range of free CPD events, professional qualifications and recreational courses, eye care voucher scheme,  wellbeing support.  At our Hereford Campus there is use of a free on-site gymnasium, reduced fees for on site children’s nursery, access to competitively priced food outlets, access to on site training restaurant and occasional free hairdressing and beauty treatments.

As one of the largest employers in Herefordshire we offer a friendly, honest and respectful working environment. We promote the safety and equality and diversity of our workforce and have a supportive approach to the development of our staff both on a personal and professional level.

HLNSC is committed to safeguarding and promotes the welfare of all learners and expects all staff to share this commitment.  This position is subject to Safer Recruitment procedures which include criminal convictions checks, barred from working with children checks and any necessary overseas checks


Vacancy Details

Job Location: Holme Lacy
Salary: £24.15-£26.48 per hour dependent upon qualifications and experience (includes holiday pay)
Contract: Hourly Paid
Working Hours: Hourly Paid
Possible Start Date: ASAP
Interview Date: TBC