Plumpton College

Head Keeper/Lecturer in Game Management

Plumpton, Lewes
£28,686 - £37,700 (45 hours per week)
18 May 2022
04 Jun 2022
Job Level
Job Function
Academic Support
Contract Type
Full Time

Could you be our next Game Keeping Professional? This role is an exciting opportunity to teach game keeping whilst coordinating the colleges and game rearing facilities. Commercial shoot.

The postholder will be passionate about the future of game keeping, meticulous in the approach to game bird rearing and welfare, whilst experienced in all aspects of the game and wildlife management sector.

As well as a competitive salary, you can also look forward to 37 days holiday plus bank holidays (as well as up to 5 efficiency days at Christmas), and membership of the excellent teachers’ /local government pension scheme as well as a range of other staff benefits.

As well as a competitive salary, you can also look forward to a great range of benefits including 37 days holiday plus bank holidays and up to 5 efficiency closure days at Christmas, membership of the Teachers’ Pension Scheme, Cycle to Work Scheme, Employee Assistance Programme, free on-site gym and staff discounts,

Basic working hours are from 0830hrs to 1700hrs 4 days a week. The remaining 3 flexible days will be used to conduct seasonal daily game bird husbandry tasks (plus morning and evening prior to teaching hours), combined working hours equate to a 45hr week inclusive of weekend responsibility on rota.

This role also offers an option of onsite accommodation to facilitate the game keeping and game rearing responsibilities and it comes at a subsidised rate. 

Plumpton College has been on an upward curve in terms of quality, growth and profile 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. 

If you would like to apply please send your application and CV to

Closing date for applications:  31st May 2022

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.


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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