Schumacher College

Senior Lecturer & Programme Lead, BSc Regenerative Food and Farming

Dartington, Totnes
£33,600 per annum, (£42,000 FTE)
29 Jul 2022
14 Aug 2022
Contract Type
Part Time

Dartington Trust invites applications for a Senior Lecturer and Programme Lead for the Schumacher College BSc Regenerative Food and Farming and to join our growing learning community which includes Schumacher College and the Dartington Arts School. If you have a passion for working with undergraduate students in a residential and experiential learning community, then the position of Programme Lead could be right for you! If you have exceptional teaching experience in food and farming, a love of the land, a passion for experiential learning and a desire to support students in their learning journey, we would love to hear from you.

Responsibilities include leading the delivery of BSc in Regenerative Food and Farming and associated unaccredited courses and modules; programme development, delivery, teaching, recruiting and supporting module leads and guest tutors, budget development and oversight; supporting students in their studies, advising students on assignments, and marking assessments and working with and referring students to academic and wellbeing support as appropriate; working with staff, students and volunteers across land & learning programmes as well as external stakeholders to most effectively leverage our shared resources, partnerships, and land-based initiatives to cultivate a rich and rewarding learning experience for our growing cohort of students.

The successful candidate will join an evolving and vibrant learning community that includes the Arts School, Schumacher College, a programme of more than one hundred courses, workshops, events, arts and music festivals each year. Our community of 120 postgraduate and undergraduate students engage in immersive low-residency, hybrid, and online learning throughout the year.

Being part of our learning community also means adapting to flexible working hours including evening events and occasional weekends.

We believe that big ideas can make the world a better place. So our beautiful Estate is home to a community of people who nurture new thinking, encourage learning from experience, share in the work of our evolving learning community, and work every day to inspire one another. There are many sides to Dartington and that’s what makes our future so exciting. Come and be part of it.

Closing date: Sunday 14 August 2022
Please note: Applications may close early if we find the right candidate.

Dartington Trust is an equal opportunity employer, we value diversity and will not discriminate on the basis of protected characteristics. We encourage applications from all backgrounds.