POST:                         Landscape Design Lecturer / Assessor

GRADE:                     Teaching and Learning

RESPONSIBLE TO: Head of Apprenticeships and Business Development

CAMPUS:                   Enfield with travel to all sites

HOURS:                     0.4FTE hours per week


The Landscape Apprenticeship Lecturer/Assessor will take responsibility for the teaching, assessment of cohorts of Landscape Technician apprentices studying at the College. Under the management of the Head of Apprenticeships, the post holder will deliver blended learning programmes and conduct workplace assessment visits across UK.


  1. Deliver training to meet apprenticeship standard to groups of apprentices following the programme timetable, to design and prepare learning materials for sessions
  2. Track and mark and provide feedback on apprentice coursework using the college e-portfolio system.
  3. Prepare and conduct workplace triparty progress reviews and assessments with apprentice and employer
  4. Provide educational and welfare guidance to apprentices and their employers.
  5. Maintain records and statistical checks in relation to own teaching, including enrolment checks, attendance records and individual action plans.
  6. Prepare apprentice for End Point Assessment.
  7. Provide specialist advice relating to Landscape design and follow up on apprentice absences.
  8. Liaise with academic staff and college managers with regard to the College’s Self-Assessment process.
  9. Maintain and contribute to a quality service.


  1. To ensure all equipment used during classes and assessments is compliant with regulations and safe to use.
  2. Promote and implement all College policies, particularly those which refer to health & safety, equality of opportunity and Safeguarding young people and vulnerable adults.
  3. Acting as the focal point in the maintenance of apprentice discipline within the context of the College student disciplinary procedure.
  4. Participate in College programmes of staff appraisal and continuing professional development.
  5. Develop effective working relationships internally and with external partners.
  6. To operate at all times in line with the College’s values and behaviours.
  7. Undertake other duties as may reasonably be required in the interests of the efficient functioning of the College


We need you to use the application form to demonstrate your capabilities in relation to each of the criteria listed below (addressing each point in order).

Qualifications (Educational and Vocational)

  • Level 3 or higher qualification in Landscape Architecture/ Garden Design – Essential 
  • Level 2 qualification in English and Maths or a willingness to achieve within a specified period. – Essential 
  • Evidence of continuous professional development – Essential 
  • Teaching qualification or willingness to achieve (support will be given to gain accreditation over a specified period.) – Desirable 
  • Assessor and / or internal verifier awards – Desirable 

Previous experience/job knowledge

  • Understanding and experience of curriculum development and innovation and developments in Landscape Design architecture – Essential 
  • Relevant industrial experience and/or sound knowledge of all or most of the areas listed below:
    • garden design
    • planting design,
    • horticulture
    • excellent plant knowledge
      a thorough understanding of the use of hard landscape materials & construction – Essential 
  • To be able to deliver online / blended classroom lessons using appropriate resources or willingness to learn – Essential 
  • Experience of delivering work based learning programmes – Desirable 

Skills (Competencies and Aptitudes)

  • Confidence using VectorWorks, DigiMap, Sketch-Up or other similar 2D/3D Computer Aided Design software – Essential 
  • Sound administrative skills including use of MS office suite – Essential 
  • Effective communication/organisation skills and ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team – Essential 
  • The ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing. – Essential 
  • Effective organisation skills and ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team under the instruction of the team leader for the scheme. – Essential 

Other factors/additional requirements

  • An understanding of safeguarding and a commitment to creating a safe learning environment An understanding of and commitment to safeguarding young people and vulnerable adults. Motivation to work with children/young people/Vulnerable adults. Ability to form and maintain appropriate relationships and personal boundaries with children and young people/vulnerable adults Emotional resilience in working with challenging behaviours. Attitudes to use of authority and maintaining discipline. – Essential 
  • The ability and determination to promote equality and diversity throughout all aspects of College life, including employment and service delivery. – Essential 
  • Confident, self-motivated with a committed approach to work. – Essential 
  • Commitment to inclusive and comprehensive educational provision – Essential 

To apply for this job email your details to ingrid.dick@capel.ac.uk.