Lecturer/Instructor Keeper - Gamekeeping

The Game and Wildlife Department at Newton Rigg College, is a long establish and widely respected game keeping focused learning provision which offers nationally un-rivalled game and deer teaching facilities. We are proud to have our own Purdy Award winning driven partridge shoot, clay ground and grouse moor. The Newton Rigg Campus forms part of the wider Askham Bryan College and the organisation also offers opportunities to link across the land-based education sector in Northern England.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a full time member of staff to cover two posts at our Newton Rigg site. The role would involve working 50% of the time as a Lecturer in Gamekeeping and 50% as an Instructor Keeper. Full details surrounding the salaries for both posts are included in the job description.

Applicants will have experience/background in gamekeeping/deer stalking and be aware of the conservation agenda within the sector. The successful candidate will join the existing team to help oversee and instruct our gamekeeping learners while they run our facilities. The role is wide ranging and would require the right candidate to assist the current staff and students with the running of our facilities including; gundog kennels, game larder, gamebird production facilities, land-based machinery, lowland shoot, deer stalking activities, firearms dealership and clay ground.  We have exceptional links with industry experts and regularly attend and host gamekeeping events ensuring our learners and staff are at the highest professional standard. 

This is an exciting and rewarding post working closely with other passionate and hardworking colleagues and an exceptional group of learners who continue to develop their own skills and understanding, by following the example of all the staff at the college. 

Closing date: 28th June 2019

Interview date: w/c 8th July 2019

Please apply via the link.