If you are interested in a career with KEITS, please review our vacancies listed below.

Horticulture Training and Assessment Consultant

This is an exciting opportunity to join our successful and growing, field-based horticulture training and assessment team. We are looking for a dedicated and motivational individual to use their knowledge and experience of the industry, to develop and support our learners in achieving their Apprenticeship, or work-based qualification.

The successful candidate will be covering the BerkshireBuckinghamshire and Oxfordshire area. You will be able to cover a range of business types within the industry within the surrounding counties. You will visit learners in their work-based setting (Covid allowing), as well as delivering remotely, via various technology platforms. You will be able to provide high quality, inspirational training, in conjunction with the learner’s employer and undertake assessment necessary assessment. If appropriate you will also be involved in providing internal quality assurance.

You will need:

  • A minimum Level 3 qualification in Horticulture
  • Excellent communication and people skills and to be professional and approachable
  • The ability to support learners with Maths and English skills up to level 2 with the help of subject specific software
  • Competent computer skills and a willingness to learn to use an e-portfolio as well as the ability to work confidently via remote communication platforms.
  • A driving licence and willingness to travel across counties in the required area.


  • A level 4 or above Qualification in Horticulture
  • Teaching experience in an FE or HE environment
  • A teaching qualification at L3 or above
  • TAQA L3 or equivalent and/or assessment experience
  • TAQA L4 or equivalent
  • An understanding of work-based learning
  • GCSEs at Grade C or above in Maths, English

You will also need the self-discipline to manage your own time and workload and undertake the necessary administration required of the post to keep the company in compliance with relevant legislation.

This post is full-time (Monday – Friday) permanent position, a part time position would also be considered. You will work from your own home, delivering a combination of remote training sessions and face to face visits, for a workload of learners in the areas identified above i.e. Bucks/Berks and surrounding counties.

For the right candidate, we can provide the opportunity to undertake assessment and teaching qualifications as part of your CPD, if not already held.

For more information, please contact Emma Bridgen on 0208 327 3800.

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