Lecturer/Course Manager in Agriculture

Status: Fixed Term until 31st August 2020

Hours: Full time, 37 hours per week

Salary: GBP 24,832 - GBP 34,236 per annum (L6 - L14)

The Agriculture department is wishing to appoint an enthusiastic and motivated individual with expertise in farming and agricultural business to join our existing team of dedicated staff all of whom are genuinely passionate about their subject and support every student in reaching their full potential. Working within the Agriculture department and with access to the substantial resources of the multi enterprise college farm the successful candidate will be expected to deliver across a range of programmes, but would specialise in the delivery or oversight of delivery of modules including:

  • Modern Multi system Dairy Production
  • Genetics and Breeding
  • Finance and Business Planning
  • Nutrition (especially within the dairy cow)
  • Transition cow management
  • Health, including Anatomy and Physiology
  • Ability to assist students in delivery of trial and research work.
  • Precision farming
  • Machinery
  • Crops 

The role will include the administration of modules, preparation and delivery of classroom based lectures, practical delivery and marking and assessment of student work. You will also be required to support the management of a student cohort including undertaking 1:1 student tutorials, target setting and provide student welfare and pastoral support. All aspects of this role with require implementation of quality assurance processes.  

The successful candidate would ideally have a L6 qualification in agriculture or a related qualification and have prior teaching experience although this is not a pre-requisite. This post would be ideal for a graduate who is looking to explore teaching as a profession.  Where there is a requirement the successful candidate must be willing to undertake teacher training.  

Applications are welcomed from passionate and enthusiastic individuals who have vocational agricultural experience and are committed to providing our students with the highest quality education. You will be able to utilise your knowledge, experience, team working, communication and IT skills to develop this role and further progress the department.

Please note this role constitutes 'regulated activity' as defined by the Protection of Freedom Act 2012. The successful candidate will therefore be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check with barred list information prior to starting employment.

Closing Date:  Midnight on 10th November 2019
Assessment Centre: 21st November 2019

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