Programme Manager, Viticulture Apprenticeships (Wine Jobs: Management & Administration)

Full Time

  Plumpton College (

  Plumpton, Nr Lewes BN7 3AE, England

Against a background of a rapidly expanding wine industry gaining a world class reputation for the quality of its wines, Plumpton College is seeking an exceptional Programme Manager to join our high performing and well-credentialed team, leading our growing viticulture apprenticeship provision. We are passionate about viticulture and innovative in our approach to delivery to reach outstanding achievement rates, a high external reputation and students achieving awards outside of the college curriculum.

Working with our students and employers you will build relationships and conduct workplace reviews to support students in achieving their apprenticeships. You will create, manage and deliver well designed and challenging programmes to develop highly effective teaching, learning and assessment experiences.  This is a pivotal role in ensuring that our students gain excellent vocational and academic skills and consistently improve their personal, social and employability skills.

The ideal candidate will be a viticulture professional who demonstrates exceptional project management skills and a passion for practical education. With a relevant degree or professional qualification or equivalent experience, you will be confident in your ability to teach theory and practical lessons.  The ideal candidate will possess a minimum Level 3 teaching qualification, or be willing to gain a relevant formal qualification in role. We offer excellent CPD opportunities to all teaching staff. You will be a professional, hardworking and confident team player with strong organisational skills and an innovative and inspirational approach to engaging learners in and out of the classroom environment.

As well as a competitive salary, you can also look forward to a great range of benefits including 37 days holiday plus bank holidays (as well as up to 5 efficiency closure days at Christmas), membership of the Teachers’ pension scheme, Employee Assistance Programme and staff discounts.  We offer excellent teacher training and CPD opportunities to our teaching staff.

Plumpton College has been on an upward trajectory in quality, growth, profile and financial sustainability for the last four years, and we’ve developed a national reputation for our progressive approach. We achieve and maintain consistently impressive student outcomes, offer a broad, innovative curriculum and our student numbers have increased. We also have a perfect natural environment and outstanding facilities. We are Ambitious & Progressive, Enterprising, Professional, Supportive and Passionate about everything we do – if you share these values and would like to be part of our growing team then we’d like to hear from you.

To apply please complete an application form and an equality and diversity monitoring form and return them to [email protected] or send it to: HR Department, Plumpton College, Ditchling Road, Plumpton, East Sussex, BN7 3AE. Tel: 01273 890454.

For further information about the role including job description and application form please visit the vacancies section of our website

Closing date for applications: Wednesday, 21st July at 9.00 am

Interviews will be held: w/c 26th July 2021

£30,208 to £35,012 plus 37 days holiday, teachers' pension scheme, employee assistant programme and staff discounts.

How To Apply

Please visit the vacancies section of our website, complete an application form and return it to [email protected] Tel: 01273 890454.

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