Horticulture Operative Apprentice

Capel Manor College
London [Greater London]
National Minimum wage according to age
13 Sep 2019 17:06
27 Sep 2019 23:59
Further Education
Job Level
Agriculture / Horticulture
Contract Type
Full Time
Organisational Type
Land-based College

Horticulture Operative Apprentice

Horticulture Operative Apprentice

Full Time, Fixed Term – 2 year contract

36 hours 52 weeks


Capel Manor College is the only College in London that aims to deliver outstanding and inspirational land-based learning opportunities across the Greater London region. Our most recent Ofsted report rated the College “good” with good effectiveness of leadership and management. Aspiring to excellence, the College has an excellent reputation for quality, is financially strong and has continuous growth in student numbers. Fundamental to the College’s forward-thinking strategy is support for the environment and food supply in Greater London and the southeast.

We are seeking to appoint an Horticulture Operative Apprentice 

The successful candidate will undertake necessary day-to-day duties maintaining and developing a comprehensive plant collection including pruning and cultural operations.

The ideal candidate will carry out various land-based horticultural and environmental projects (soft and hard landscaping), assist in the setting up and display arrangements for shows and major exhibitions

What’s in it for you?

We offer the opportunity to help develop your skills and knowledge in a friendly team environment, plus a range of benefits including a career average pension scheme (LGPS), employee assistance programme and full access to Capel Gardens.

Equality, diversity and inclusion
We are committed to creating and promoting a diverse and inclusive workforce that better reflects the wider community we support. We particularly welcome applicants from groups currently under-represented in senior roles, including females, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME), people with disabilities and from the LGBTQ community.



We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of our students and expect everybody working for the College to share this commitment.  We actively seek DBS clearance checks for applications of employment as part of our safeguarding procedures.


Closing Date:       27 September 2019

Interview Date:   07 October 201


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