Animal Care Lecturer

Wakefield City Campus

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 Animal Handling and Animal Husbandry across a range of levels.

We are looking for an enthusiastic professional with high standards who will be fully committed to ensuring our students achieve their full potential. The post holder must be capable of working as a member of a team with a flexible and adaptable approach to work.

As a lecturer in Animal Care, you should have:

  • Relevant qualifications in the Zoology or other animal related discipline - to at least Level 3
  • GCSE A* - C in English and Maths or equivalent
  • Experience of working with 16-18year olds, ideally in a teaching capacity
  • An up to date knowledge of the relevant Animal Care curriculum.

You should have excellent communication and organisational skills. We are looking for a person who is supportive, engaging and can motivate and inspire young people to succeed and achieve their full potential.

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)
    • Generous contributory pension scheme
    • Personal and Professional Development opportunities, including a comprehensive induction and teacher development programme.
    • Discounted Metro Card Scheme
    • Access to Employee Assistance Programme
    • Cycle to Work Scheme
    • Annual Staff Recognition Awards

Interview date: 7 June 2024

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

Please note direct applicants only - no agency CVs

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.

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 (

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