Programme Manager - Higher Education

Plumpton College

With over 3,000 students, excellent resources and a drive for continuous quality improvement, Plumpton College is actively seeking staff with the right values and attributes who want to make a difference and be part of this exciting phase of our development. We are looking to recruit professional and ambitious individuals to form an integral part of our growing Forestry, Arboriculture & Woodland team.

We are looking to recruit a Programme Manager – Higher Education with a minimum qualification in Forestry, Arboriculture or Woodland Management, plus minimum Level 4 Education & Training Award, PGCE or equivalent.  The postholder will develop the existing FdSc into a full BSc Programme by 2018 in partnership with the Scottish School of Forestry with a full cohort each year.  Also responsible for creating exchange opportunities both in the UK and overseas.  To develop a research base at Plumpton College working in collaboration with the RFS and Forestry Commission.

The ideal candidate will be professional, hardworking and a confident team player with a track record of good or outstanding teaching.

As well as a competitive salary, you can also look forward to a great range of benefits including 37 days holiday plus bank holidays, membership of the Teachers’ pension and child care voucher scheme. 

If you believe you have a significant contribution to make to our future and are looking for your next career opportunity, we would like to hear from you.  To apply for the role please complete the application form and return by email to  Alternatively for an application pack, please contact the HR department at Plumpton College, Ditchling Road, Plumpton, East Sussex, BN7 3AE. Tel: 01273 890454,

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