Teacher of Equine

Specific Hours: 22.2 hours per week

Derby College Group (DCG) are seeking a Teacher of Equine (Higher Education) to join the team at our beautiful Broomfield Hall campus. You will assist with the planning and programme leadership of the Equine Science degree programmes and will be responsible for a range of modules at Level 4 through to Level 6, including supervising Dissertation research. If you would like to visit the site and meet the team before applying, please reach out to us at hrrecruitment@derby-college.ac.uk.

 The Opportunity

As part of the teacher role, you will deliver theory aspects of the Equine degree, supported by practical embedment utilising our own Equestrian centre, guest speakers and undertaking external visits. You will be required to deliver high quality, inspirational teaching which encourages students to reach their full potential, promoting progression on to higher level courses, apprenticeships or preparing them for successful careers working within the Equestrian industry.  As part of the Land based Higher Education wider team, you will be required to participate in the resourcing and preparation of the course delivery and assessment, undertake course administration including setting and reviewing academic targets with students, supporting open evenings and taster days, and attendance at team meetings.

About you

The successful candidate will have proven experience of providing outstanding support for learners and will be flexible, self-motivated and dedicated to student achievement and quality.  Up to date knowledge and experience of the Equine sector is essential, with knowledge and experience in a broad range of industry settings advantageous.

Module planning and delivery may vary, however, experience in Research undertaking, Events Management and Behaviour will be advantageous, alongside prior teaching and assessing experience in these areas.  A degree in a relevant specialism is essential.  It is advantageous to have a recognised teaching qualification, alongside HEA Fellowship.  If not held, it is a requirement to attain these within 2 years of employment, supported by DCG.

If you feel this is something of interest to you but would like further information, please contact the Curriculum Manager: Stacey Higgs: Stacey.Higgs@derby-college.ac.uk

The Benefits

  • 49 days holiday (inclusive of 8 bank holidays and 6 closure days where these occur)
  • Membership of the Teacher’s Pension Scheme with a 28.68% employer contribution
  • Development and progression opportunities e.g. fully funded teaching qualification
  • 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
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme

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.

Job Description

For further information about the role please visit the vacancies section of our website via the apply link.