Animal Care Lecturer

Based at St Albans Campus

The successful candidate will have strong organisational skills and the ability to teach across all Animal Management specialisms from Level 1 to Level 3/T Levels, delivering on a range of units including, but not limited to Biology, Accommodation, Health, and Nutrition.

Ideally, candidates should hold a recognised teaching qualification, although the College offers a structured induction programme for those new to teaching, you will be paired with an experienced mentor and start on a reduced teaching timetable, gradually increasing as your experience and skills strengthen. You will gain broad experience in a teaching environment from enrolment, SAR process to results day.

In addition to this, we will assign you a mentor and the opportunity to achieve a recognised Teaching Qualification.

You will join a fantastic team who are committed to creating an inspiring curriculum for our new cohort of students and will take an active role in the curriculum design and lesson planning, ensuring students are ready for their next steps.

Interview Date: TBC - May happen before the closing date


  • Generous Salary•
  • Automatic entry into the Teachers’ pension Scheme.
  •  Generous annual leave – 42 days pro rata plus 8 days bank holiday pro rata•
  • A dedicated and friendly team of professionals who are keen to develop and learn.
  • Excellent CPD opportunities to grow and development through mentorship and coaching
  • Free onsite parking
  • Subsidised onsite restaurant.
  • A cycle scheme and discounted gym membership
  • Fantastic facilities to resource your ability to teach your students


  • A detailed knowledge of the curriculum and its means of delivery
  • At least 2 years in the industry
  • High standards of communication and interpersonal skills
  • The ability to work as a team
  • The ability to work towards deadlines
  • The ability to motivate both students and your peers.

We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and communities, and we particularly welcome applicants who are currently under represented in our workforce. This includes but is not limited to Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) candidates and disabled candidates

Safeguarding Statement:

Oaklands College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. Employment is subject to an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory safeguarding checks.

Please note, we are unable to accept CVs as form of an application, when applying for a position please ensure you complete all the required fields on the application form attached and email to