Teacher of Agriculture

Location
Derby, Derbyshire
Salary
£40,080 per annum - Up to
Posted
27 Mar 2024
Closes
14 Apr 2024
Job Level
Teacher
Job Function
Academic Support
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

The agriculture team at Derby College Group (DCG) are a small, hands-on and extremely hard-working team, striving for excellence at all times. They adopt a professional and industry correct manner and create an environment where the care and promotion of the animals is the primary concern.  

About you

You should be organised and have excellent interpersonal skills together with a commitment to working effectively as part of a team. Your primary focus will be supporting and assisting students to achieve their qualifications and making sure they are industry ready. This role has a particular focus on all livestock related units and having the knowledge and skills to be working with the college’s sheep, cattle and pigs. You will be the liaison between the farm and the teaching staff on all animal related matters.

Whilst there are guided working hours for this role, as in all agricultural related jobs, the day finishes when all the duties are done, and not when the finishing time comes around, therefore a willingness to work flexibly is required.

The Benefits

  • 49 days holiday (inclusive of 8 bank holidays and 6 closure days where these occur)
  • Membership of the Teachers’ Pension Scheme with a 23.68% employer contribution
  • Free onsite parking
  • Discount at our Ofsted rated ‘Outstanding’ onsite Little Explorers Nursery
  • TOTUM discount card (aka NUS/Student Discount Card) / discounted Tastecard
  • Discounts on East Midlands Railway Annual Season Tickets
  • Microsoft Office for FREE with 1TB of OneDrive cloud storage
  • Discount on treatments at SENSI our onsite salon at the Roundhouse
  • Flint Bishop Solicitors - free will writing, 1-hour free consultation with family department, 10% discount on Conveyancing services
  • Continuous development and progression opportunities

Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging

We are committed to creating an inclusive workplace which promotes and values diversity. We welcome all talent irrespective of age, disability, neuro-divergence, sex, gender identity and gender expression, race, ethnicity, religion, belief, sexual orientation or other personal circumstances. We ensure that our policies and procedures treat all applicants consistently and fairly during our recruitment process.

If you have any questions about the recruitment process, reasonable adjustments, or about the role, please contact us at hrrecruitment@derby-college.ac.uk.

Safeguarding statement

DCG is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and all successful applicants will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.  An online search of the preferred candidate is completed to help to identify any incidents or issues that have happened, and are publicly available online, which the college may need to explore with the candidate further. Please be advised that it is an offence to apply for this position if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.

Recruitment Agencies - We have a PSL of trusted partners to assist us when required and do not acknowledge any speculative CVs or unsolicited candidate introductions from agencies not on this list.

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