Programme Manager, Higher Education Animal Management

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Plumpton, Lewes
£30,208 - £35,012 per annum
25 May 2021
14 Jun 2021
Job Level
Lecturer, Manager
Contract Type
Full Time

This is an outstanding opportunity to become the Programme Manager for Plumpton College’s flourishing Animal Management Higher Education (HE) courses. The successful applicant will develop, lead and teach on our foundation and honours degree programmes which are validated by the Royal Agricultural University. 

This is a pivotal role in which the successful candidate will manage all aspects of our HE programmes including timetabling, extracurricular activities and student experience. The successful candidate will contribute to the college-wide HE research strategy and research opportunities exist for suitably qualified candidates, such as leading the research ethics process for the college or related to the planned development of our Animal management Centre.

We are seeking a bright, professional and ambitious individual who has the ability to provide our HE students with an excellent experience. You may have recently completed, or be close to completing, a post graduate qualification in a relevant discipline and are looking for your first role in academia. If so, the College has the support in place to ensure you develop your management and teaching skills, and you will be supported with excellent CPD. With the opportunity to gain a teaching qualification in your first year in post. You will also be supported to apply for HEA Fellowship. If you are a more experienced academic we can offer the support to further your career, whether that be in teaching, management and/or research.

This an extremely exciting time to joining the Animal Management Team at Plumpton with major developments planned imminently for the Animal Centre. The developments will include an increase in our Animal collection with exciting native and exotic species being planned for. Your team will consist of a wide variety of experts from Education and the Animal sector, all contributing to the exiting future of the departments.

As well as a competitive salary, you can also look forward to a great range of benefits including 37 days holiday plus bank holidays, membership of the Teachers’ Pension Scheme, free on-site parking and a range of staff incentives. This is a full time, permanent position.

Plumpton College has been on an upward curve in terms of quality and curriculum development for the last four years, and we’ve developed a national reputation for our progressive approach. We achieve and maintain consistently impressive student outcomes, offer a broad, innovative curriculum and our student numbers have increased. We also have a perfect natural environment and outstanding facilities. With our RAU revalidation taking place in the next academic year, this is a great time to join us and make a real impact on our provision. Apply now! What are you waiting for?

For further information about the role including job description and application form please visit the vacancies section of our website via the apply link

Closing Date for Applications: Monday14th June at 9.00am

Interviews will be held: Wednesday 23rd June 2021

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