Horticultural Trainers

Job Overview

Title: Horticultural Contracted Trainers

Type of employment: Contracted training / freelance (long term contracts)

Locations: Kildare and Wicklow (multiple contracts)

Remuneration: Competitive

Horticultural Tutors required for delivery of courses to small groups of job seekers.

Main Duties:

  1. To deliver Horticultural training, QQI or other accredited programme modules, as set out in the Tutor Handbook.
  2. To ensure high quality assessment and administrative records are delivered as per requirements;
  3. To cater for trainees with diverse needs and support learners at their level of understanding and capability.
  4. To communicate effectively with learners and contracted training co-ordinator on a frequent and ongoing basis;
  5. Reporting of course / learner issues to the training coordinator within a timely manner.
  6. Returning of relevant attendance to the training coordinator.
  7. If requested, carrying out work placement visits with employers as per agreed schedule, and ensuring a strong relationship between FRS and the host companies.
  8. Ensure that learner portfolio work is completed in a scheduled and timely fashion and that the work is secure at all times.
  9. Reports completed and returned as required.

Candidate Requirements:

  1. Applicants must have a minimum of four years proven training experience in the discipline for which they are applying.
  2. Applicants must have a recognized training qualification. Applicants must have completed their qualification at least two calendar year prior to the application.
  3. Applicants must be in possession of a third level qualification in Horticulture or a closely related discipline.
  4. Applicants must have a proven track record of delivering QQI programmes.
  5. Applicants must have a proven track record of tutoring challenging groups of mixed ability.
  6. Proven ability to complete projects and mandatory administration on time.
  7. Excellent administration skills including MS Office - Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

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