Lecturer in Countryside Management (Game Keeping)
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. 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.
You will be an outstanding Countryside Management Lecturer, with a strong focus on Game Keeping, who is 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 Countryside and Game, instilling in them a passion for the subject and a desire to develop their understanding.
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 specialities. Experience of delivering Countryside Management subjects 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.
The closing date for receipt of applications is Sunday 2nd June 2019
Hartpury values a diverse workforce and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.
Please apply via the link.