Farm Manager

Salary:  £45,000 plus accommodation package
Location: Rodway Farm, Cannington Campus, TA5 2LS

Bridgwater & Taunton College is located in the heart of Somerset, with main centres in Bridgwater, Taunton and Cannington. The College has an excellent reputation both regionally and nationally as a highly successful provide of Education & Training.

To plan, manage and monitor the activities of Rodway farm to ensure it delivers outstanding educational, standards of welfare, financial and physical performance. The farm manager will lead a team of staff in the operational management of the farm enterprises working alongside academic staff to give students an excellent learning experience in all aspects of the farm operations. 

The farm showcases the highest standards of agricultural practice, and the farm manager is key in enabling successful working relationships with external stakeholders ensuring it is at the forefront of any future developments and potential investment opportunities.

Students are an integral part of the farming operation and a clear understanding of this is a necessity. Students typically assist with milking, cattle handling, calf rearing, field operations including silage making, beef and sheep tasks. Timely communication with academic staff is essential to ensure that students have every opportunity to carry out work on the farm.

BTC offer a range of fantastic employee benefits including:

  • Generous pension scheme
  • Competitive holiday entitlement
  • 2 week Christmas closure
  • Additional holiday purchase scheme
  • BTC Extra discount package, this includes top retailers, supermarkets, holidays, entertainment packages and much more…..

For further information about this role and to view the application pack, please click the apply button now. 

Application closing date: Wednesday 18 May 2022
Interview date: Monday 30 May

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