Plumpton College

Farm Secretary

Plumpton, Lewes
£25,580-£28,880 per annum
16 May 2022
23 May 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

Established in 1926, Plumpton College has trained thousands of agricultural staff who now occupy leading positions within the industry. Central to our training in agriculture is our farm and we are now seeking an exceptional Farm Secretary to support us in our mission to provide an exemplar teaching and commercial resource for the college. As a key part of a 10 person team you will provide a professional service to ensure the smooth running of Lambert Farm and a seamless integration with our teaching teams. The Farm Secretary position means you will need the experience of having worked in a busy operational environment where clear processes and procedures ensure the safe and efficient running of the Farm; working closely with the Farm Manager you’ll ensure that the farm team and college staff have clear information that brings the performance of our farm to life for our students.

The ideal candidate will have experience of working within a farm and/or college environment and possess great communication and organisational skills. You will be a professional, committed and confident team player who has the experience and flexible approach to be able to support our farm in maintaining its excellent practice.

As well as a competitive salary, you can also look forward to a great range of benefits including 26 days holiday plus bank holidays (as well as up to 5 efficiency days at Christmas), membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme, cycle to work scheme and a range of staff discounts.

With over 3,000 students, excellent resources and a drive for continuous improvement, Plumpton College is actively seeking staff who want to make a difference and be part of this exciting phase of our development. At Plumpton College we are Ambitious & Progressive, Enterprising, Professional, Supportive and Passionate about everything we do – if you share these values and would like to be part of our growing team then we’d like to hear from you.

Closing date for applications: Monday 23rd May 2022 at 9am 

We reserve the right to call candidates to interview or withdraw this vacancy at any time if there is a good level of response. Therefore, we recommend you submit your application as early as possible.


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

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