Lecturer / Trainee Lecturer in Animal Sciences

We have a great opportunity based at our Shuttleworth campus for a Lecturer / Trainee Lecturer in Animal Sciences to become a key member of our Animal Sciences department.

As a Lecturer / Trainee Lecturer in Animal Sciences, you will play a pivotal role in the success of our students through:

  • Preparing, delivering, assessing and verifying subject specialisms on a range of courses and levels within Animal Science but with a current focus on Animal Biology.
  • Providing a high-quality learning experience which supports students to achieve success.
  • Contributing pro-actively to developments in the curriculum and innovative teaching.
  • Participating in marketing and promotion activities to support a range of programmes and learning opportunities.

Our ideal candidates will have knowledge of current issues and developments within the animal care sector and experience within the animal sector, alongside the following qualifications:

  • Degree Level Qualification in relevant subject
  • Willingness to achieve Certificate in Education or equivalent
  • English and mathematics or similar at GCSE grade A-C or equivalent or willingness to achieve English and mathematics Level 2 within one year

No Teaching Qualification? No problem, with significant industry or subject knowledge, as part of your employment with The Bedford College Group, we will enrol you on one of our teacher training courses, through our extensive professional development offering.

Further details of the essential criteria for the post can be located within the Job Description.

About Us

The Bedford College Group aims to deliver world-class skills and education to the communities we serve. The Bedford College Group is comprised of Bedford College, Shuttleworth College, The Bedford Sixth Form, Tresham College and the National College of Motorsport.

Contract Type – Bedford College

  • 37 hours per week (1.0 FTE) / 52 weeks per year
  • 35 days per annum (plus public holidays)
  • Teachers Pension
  • Free on-site parking
  • Retail and leisure discounts
  • Salary and benefits will vary for offers where enrolment on a teacher training programme is required.

An Enhanced DBS check will be required and you will be required to declare any convictions, cautions, reprimands or final warnings, which would not be filtered in line with current guidance.

Interviews will be held on the a 16th September 2022

As a result of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, in the interests of business continuity The Bedford College Group may conduct our interviews via Microsoft Teams. More information will be available at interview stage.

Supporting Documents

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