Technical Instructors, Animal Management

Hadlow, Tonbridge
£17,391 to £19,808 (pro rata for part time) per annum
10 Oct 2017
27 Oct 2017
Contract Type

Location: Hadlow

Part time and full time hours available

We are looking to recruit additional self-motivated Technical Instructors to work with our Animal Management team, providing support and technical assistance to our teaching staff at our main site at Hadlow.  You will be required to give practical demonstrations and technical instruction in varying aspects of animal care to our students.  The successful candidates will work as part of a small team responsible for the care of the College animals and help to develop the collection under guidance from the Animal Unit Manager.

The ability to communicate effectively is essential for this role, along with substantial relevant practical experience in a range of animal care activities, plus experience and/or interest in facilitating research projects. Some experience in aquatics and small mammals would also be an advantage. As well as being a genuine team worker and ideally with teaching and demonstrating experience, candidates will need to show proof of a minimum Level 2 qualification or equivalent in English and maths. Qualifications A1/A2 (D32/D33) would also be an advantage.       

There are both full time and part time posts available (full time is 37 hours per week) including early mornings and weekends. You will also be expected to work on Bank Holidays.

The successful candidates will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and provide proof of their right to work in the UK. A prohibition check will be carried where applicable.

As well as a contributory pension scheme, health cash plan, salary sacrifice scheme and free car parking, this post also attracts 25 days holiday per annum, (pro rata), excluding bank holidays.

Interviews will be held on Thursday 9th November 2017

When applying for this role, please reference this job board as your application source when asked.

Due to the volume of applications we receive it is impossible to inform all applicants if they have been short listed:  therefore if you have not heard from us within 14 days of the closing date you can assume that you have not been successful.

Hadlow College is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.