Position Title: Practical Skills Instructor
Department: Pacific Horticulture College
Reports To: College Director
Start/End Dates: Training starts mid June, instruction from mid July until early November, with possibility of continuing in 2019
Hours: Full days on most Tuesdays during contract period
Rate of Pay: $45 per hour of instructional time, plus additional paid prep time
The Horticulture Centre of the Pacific (HCP) is a multi-dimensional not-for-profit society situated on 43 hectares in Saanich. The HCP is home to nine acres of demonstration gardens, a conservation area, a horticulture library, gift shop and plant sales, weddings and other events, and a wide range of youth, community, and professional education.
Established in 1987, the Pacific Horticulture College (PHC) offers full-time and part-time training opportunities in all four levels of the Landscape Horticulturist Apprenticeship. The PHC is designated by the Private Institutions Training Branch (PTIB) and is an Industry Training Authority (ITA) designated training provider. The mission of the PHC is to provide excellence in horticulture training, enabling students to maximize employment opportunities while encouraging environmental stewardship of green space.
The PHC is seeking an instructor to coordinate and teach weekly Practical Skills sessions for up to 24 horticulture apprenticeship students. This position involves, but is not limited to, the following:
The successful candidate will be responsible for creating a valuable, well-rounded horticulture education experience while ensuring adequate development of required skills in the provincial trades curriculum. More detailed information about the curriculum requirements may be found on the ITA website: http://www.itabc.ca/program/horticulturist-landscape
Please submit a current resume that outlines relevant work experience and credentials to firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday May 4, 2018 at 4:30pm.