Lecturer in Agriculture (Further Education)
This is an exciting time for Hartpury, as from September 2018 we became both a university and a college on a single campus; an amazing achievement in the history of our institution particularly in our 70th year. As a land based residential institution renowned for excellence in sport, equine and land based studies, we aim to provide a unique high quality experience in a focused and supportive environment, challenging our learners in the pursuit of excellence. Hartpury College of Further Education was graded ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted in May 2018. The overall effectiveness of leadership and management, the quality of teaching, learning and assessment and the 16-19 study programmes all received the highest grade from Ofsted.
We are looking to recruit an outstanding Agricultural Lecturer who is a specialist in one of our areas within the agriculture department (Dairy, Beef & Sheep Production). The successful candidate will be highly motivated, student focused and has strong interpersonal skills. 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 also deliver BTEC units at level 3, as well as being a course tutor for a group of students.
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. 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 our 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.
Interviews to be held Thursday 20th December 2018
Hartpury values a diverse workforce and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.
Please apply via the link.