Food, Farming and Horticulture Education Manager

  • Full time
  • £30,000 – £35,000
  • Dumfries House Estate, Cumnock, Scotland KA18 2NJ
  • Closing 29th October 2021

  • Advertised from 29th September 2021
  • Salary: circa £30 - £35k depending on experience


The Food, Farming and Horticulture Manager will have overarching and day-to-day responsibility for managing several the Prince’s Foundation’s key education initiatives, including programmes in the subject areas of field and farm to fork, horticulture and nature related wellbeing linked to the subject area.

The post holder will take a strategic and operational lead in the development and implementation of primary and secondary school workshops, short courses, project related education activity, teacher training programmes and public events. They will lead on the development and delivery of programmes related to the wider food education activity and links to wellbeing agenda and work closely with the Farming and Rural Skills co-ordinator to ensure the programme content is in line with strategic aims. They will ensure all programmes link to UN Sustainability Goals as well as linking to UK wide education priorities.

The post holder will be responsible for maintaining and building partner and stakeholder relationships. The post holder will be managing evaluation approaches across the related curriculum areas and be responsible for producing a number of reports in line with funding requirements. The post holder will also prepare and deliver classes and events across a range of ages while managing a small team including the Farm and Rural Skills Co-ordinator and tutors.

Drawing on the experience and knowledge of the Prince’s Foundation and the Harmony approach in delivering education, the post holder will be responsible for assisting in the development of a network of affiliate educational institutions, industry partners, placement providers and supporters and ensuring the delivery of high-quality education courses to students.

A full job description is attached below

Application notes

Please submit a completed Application Form together with a cover letter and CV (please note one A4 page maximum each for CV and letter) to email address

Closing date for applications: Friday 29th October 2021