Work-based Tutor in Agriculture

About the role

We have a rewarding role for an inspirational role model to join our Apprenticeship & Skills Team as a Work-based Tutor in Agriculture – Maternity Cover.

In a fantastic college where we already have a successful apprenticeship program, can you provide inspirational teaching and learning to learners, supporting them on their journey to excellence?

The successful applicant will support apprentices in gaining unique opportunities whilst working in a technically advanced and innovative environment. The provision services businesses within the industry that range from small family farms through to large integrated organisations working across the food supply chain.

The successful applicant will be responsible in delivering across topics both in the classroom and out in the workplace that include health and safety, biosecurity, engaging with third parties, maintaining crop, animal handling and health, maintenance and cleanliness of machinery.

If so, we would like to hear from you.

We would love to hear from candidates who are enthusiastic and self-motivated with the ability to motivate students.

This role is work-based.

Why join us?

At Myerscough College and University Centre we have a nationally and internationally recognised Further Education, Higher Education, Adult Education and Apprenticeship provision. The Further Education provision is well established, the Higher Education provision has a well-recognised partnership with the University of Central Lancashire and the apprenticeship provision is operational nationally. We offer a rewarding and enjoyable working environment, where colleagues are inspired to make a positive difference to the educational experience and employability of our students. We are one of the top five largest land-based and sports colleges in the UK.

Safeguarding our students is of paramount importance. Our recruitment process has been designed to keep students safe and to ensure that we appoint safe and suitable people.

All successful applicants will be required to undertake pre-employment background and safeguarding checks.

The successful applicant will be responsible for complying with all safeguarding policies and practices, and for ensuring student safety and wellbeing is at the forefront of everything they do.

This post is not exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

We are an equal opportunity employer; we want all our candidates to have a fair and equal opportunity to secure employment with us. We encourage applications from all underrepresented groups: BAME applicants, disabled applicants, and LGBTQIA applicants.

If you require any adjustments to the recruitment process, due to a disability, then please speak with a member of the HR team.

As a disability confident employer, we commit to guaranteeing an interview for any disabled applicant who meets all of the essential criteria.

Hours: 37 Hours Per Week, Maternity Cover
Department: Apprentice & Skills
Salary: Up to £31,536 pro rata per annum in accordance with qualifications and experience
Reference No: WBTA-MC
Closing Date: Friday 29 July 2022


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