Instructor – Agriculture

£19,217 - £27,958 (dependent upon skills, qualifications, and experience) including market supplement


We are seeking an Instructor who can instruct learners in practical agricultural skills, such as the use of farm machinery particularly tractor driving, estate skills (e.g. fencing) and machinery maintenance and depending upon the applicant’s skills and experience to deliver livestock practicals with dairy and beef cattle, sheep and pigs.  The role may also include assistance with the delivery of short courses and certificates of competence.


The successful candidate will have extensive practical experience and knowledge gained from working within the Agricultural industry, have a keen interest in supporting and developing young people and be willing to undertake an in-house development programme if a recognised teaching qualification is not already held.


Please contact the HR team on 01962 797309 if you would like to speak to someone within the curriculum team about the role in more detail.


Closing Date:  29 November 2021

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if sufficient applications are received


College Benefits


  • Eligibility to join the Local Government Pension Scheme (a defined benefit pension scheme)
  • Death Benefit grant of 3 x salary if in the pension scheme
  • Free on-site parking
  • Occupational Sick Pay Scheme
  • Occupational Maternity Pay Scheme
  • Flexible Working Policy
  • Holiday entitlement of 23 days (rising to 25 days after 5 years’ service) plus Public and Bank Holidays along with college closure days at Xmas.
  • Access to an employee assistance scheme
  • Free Library membership
  • On-site gym at the Sparsholt campus (membership £100 per annum)
  • Facility to purchase Sparsholt produce including: plants, fruit & vegetables, fish and game.
  • Ability to access a range of CPD events and support with undertaking professional qualifications
  • Various food outlets and eateries offering good value food and drink at competitive prices


There is a nursery on the Sparsholt campus operated by a commercial provider

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