Lecturer in Agriculture – Mechanised Crop Production

 37 hours per week

Hartpury College is one of the UK’s leading sports and land based residential colleges. It has become one of the largest in the sector with outstanding teaching and sporting facilities. Over 3500 full time Further and Higher Education students study at our attractive rural campus in Gloucestershire. 

We are looking to recruit an outstanding Agricultural Lecturer who is highly motivated, student focused and has strong interpersonal skills to join the Agriculture Department. You will be expected to deliver exceptional teaching, which will assist students to achieve excellent results. You will be able to inspire students to appreciate and enjoy all aspects of agriculture, instilling in them a passion for the subject and a desire to develop their understanding. You will be based at Home Farm and will deliver crop, workshop and machinery related units as well as being a course tutor for a group of students on the Level 3 Farm Mechanisation course.

The successful candidate will hold or be required to work towards a teaching qualification. You will also be a strong team player, have excellent administration skills and demonstrate a willingness to engage with external partners and industry. Ideally you will possess an appropriate degree and be able to demonstrate a range of practical skills. We will consider applicants across a range of agricultural specialties. Experience of delivering Agriculture within the Further Education sector is desirable.

Excellent opportunities for career development are available as part of this role, including involvement with the rapidly developing commercial farm. We also offer a range of staff benefits including a comprehensive continuous professional development programme, 35 days annual leave entitlement plus bank holidays, onsite fitness facilities, free onsite parking and lots more.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment.  All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks. 

Hartpury College is an equal opportunities employer.