Lecturer – Equine Studies
We are looking for a Lecturer in Equine Studies to join our growing curriculum area. This popular course provision combines a first-class learning experience using our extensive practical facilities on the College estate with the expert knowledge of our staff team.
Main duties will include the teaching and training of students and other client groups to quality standards set by the college, tutoring and management of one or more courses or groups of students, along with development of our equine courses. However, as a flexible team player the successful applicant will also be prepared to teach on other animal courses if required. Further requirements of this role would include participation in internal moderation, auditing and other quality monitoring processes to ensure learners, customers and clients receive exemplary service.
Our equestrian students make use of a range of fantastic practical resources as an important part of their course. These include a 60m x 40m indoor riding arena with spectator seating and judges area, stabling for up to 30 horses, an outdoor riding arena, cross-country course and Equine Hydrotherapy Centre.
You will ideally hold a BHS Stage 3 complete horsemanship or equivalent coaching qualification combined with previous experience of practical groom/competition care and previous coaching experience.
You will also have a broad range of knowledge and practical experience in the Equine sector and possess an excellent knowledge base in Equine Health, Fitness, Yard Management. You will be experienced and confident working with young people of varying abilities to develop their competence. Ideally you would hold a degree level qualification in this field, although this is not essential or you may have industry experience which would be equally relevant.
The successful candidate must hold or be willing to work towards and achieve a Diploma in Teaching and Learning (Certificate in Education) or equivalent and have a minimum of grade C in GCSE Maths and English Language (or equivalent).
For further information about the role please visit the vacancies section of our website via the apply link.