We’re Recruiting!


The Bridge, an inclusive and community-focused charity, is seeking a passionate and dedicated individual to join our team as a Horticulture Tutor. In this role, you will play a pivotal role in providing horticulture education and support to a diverse group of individuals, including adults (16+) with learning disabilities, those with poor mental health, dementia, children, young people, and the elderly. If you are enthusiastic about horticulture, passionate about inclusivity, and eager to make a positive impact across generations, we invite you to apply for this rewarding position.


Lesson Planning: Develop and implement engaging and inclusive horticulture lesson plans tailored to the diverse needs of the participants.

Teaching and Facilitation: Deliver hands-on horticulture sessions, covering topics such as planting, cultivating, and harvesting, while fostering a positive and supportive learning environment.

Cross-Generational Project Management: Oversee and coordinate a cross-generational horticulture project focused on producing food for our meal delivery services. Collaborate with participants to cultivate a sense of shared achievement.

Accessibility: Ensure that the horticulture area is accessible to all participants, considering mobility and sensory challenges. Create planters and outdoor resources collaboratively with students to enhance accessibility.

Collaboration: Work closely with other departments and enterprise teams to integrate horticulture activities into the broader curriculum and enterprise initiatives.

Community Engagement: Collaborate with local organisations, such as garden centres, to source materials and resources for the outdoor area. Foster connections with the community to enhance the learning experience.

Environmental Design: Contribute to creating a beautiful and therapeutic learning environment that promotes well-being and creativity.


Previous experience in horticulture education, preferably with diverse age groups and abilities.

Understanding of the challenges faced by individuals with learning disabilities, poor mental health, dementia, children, young people, and the elderly.

Strong organisational and project management skills.

Ability to adapt teaching methods to accommodate different learning styles.

Collaboration and communication skills to work effectively with diverse teams and external partners.

Commitment to creating an inclusive and accessible learning environment.


Experience with Forest School skills is advantageous.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates should submit a CV and covering letter to recruitment@thebridgeproject.co.uk Please highlight relevant experience and describe your approach to working with individuals with learning disabilities.

The Bridge is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from candidates of all backgrounds.

Application deadline: midnight on Sunday the 9th of June 2024.