Lecturer in Animal Care

Hours: 29.6 hours per week

Want to work within an exciting and growing area? We are looking for someone to teach Animal Care and Management, with a specific focus on biology and animal science at Levels 3 - 5.

Our Animal Care curriculum area offers a range of courses from Level 1 to Level 5 and has an animal collection consisting of small mammals, reptiles, and other species.  We challenge all our students to realise their full potential and aim to provide high levels of support to ensure their success.

As a Lecturer in Animal Care, you will deliver and assess various units on Level 1-3 programmes in Animal Care. You will also be involved in Practical Animal handling, Husbandry and Animal Behaviour

As a Lecturer in Animal Care, you should:

  • Educated to degree level in Animal Behaviour/Management or professional qualification in related subject
  • Have GCSE A*- C / 9 - 4 in Maths and English qualifications or equivalent
  • Have experience of teaching Level 1 - 3 qualifications  
  • Experience of adopting a range of teaching and learning strategies.

See what we have to offer and come and join us…

Benefits include:

  • Generous Annual Leave (37 days annual leave (pro rata) + bank holidays + 5 College closure days)
  • Personal and Professional Development opportunities, including a comprehensive induction and teacher development programme
  • Discounted Metro Card Scheme
  • Good Pension Scheme
  • Access to Employee Assistance Programme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Reduced price personal gym membership
  • Access to a wide range of high street discounts (retail, supermarkets, and restaurants)
  • Annual Staff Recognition Awards

Closing date: 14 April 2024

Interviews: Week commencing 22 April 2024

For further details, please refer to the job description and person specification.


The Heart of Yorkshire Education Group is committed to safeguarding the welfare of all students and this post will be subject to Enhanced Disclosure from the DBS. 

We aim to develop a workforce that reflects the diverse community we serve and positively encourage applications from all.

If you are currently living overseas or have lived / worked overseas in the last five years please be aware that you will be required to provide an overseas criminal record check from the country/countries you have worked/resided in if you are the preferred candidate for the post. Further details of how to obtain the additional check is here: Criminal records checks for overseas applicants - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)