Current Opportunities - Writtle University College

Current Opportunities

Current Opportunities

Job Title

Salary

Closing Date

Assistant Yard Co-ordinator £18,212 - £20,400 per annum 10/03/2017
Lecturer in Agriculture Unqualified Lecturer £25,023 - £28,143 pa, Qualified Lecturer £28,143 - £30,738 pa 14/03/2017
Yard Worker (2 roles available) £14,953 to £15,632 per annum 14/03/2017

                     

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Assistant Yard Co-ordinator

Salary: £18,212 - £20,400 per annum
Closing date: Friday10th March 2017
Description: Full-time, 37 hours per week (1.0 FTE)
(Alternatively 2 part-time positions may be considered)

Are you a responsible individual who can assist the Yard Co-ordinator in the effective day-to-day running of our busy University College Equine Unit?

You will have responsibility for the welfare of the horses and the supervision and assessment of students on yard duties. You will also be required to instruct a small number of stable management practicalís each week.

Good communication skills are essential, along with the ability to work as part of a busy team and to work on your own initiative. You will also have the ability to take charge of the yard in the Yard Co-ordinatorís absence.

To succeed, you will have relevant working knowledge of a busy commercial yard and hold a minimum BHS AI qualification, or equivalent. Due to the nature of the role you will need to be in possession of a full driving licence, with the ability to drive non-HGV horseboxes, tractors and trailers.

En-Suite Accommodation may be available in our Halls of Residence, should you require accommodation please state this on your application form.

For more information on this role, other opportunities and Writtle University College, please visit our website: www.writtle.ac.uk For an application pack, please email: HR@writtle.ac.uk or call the Human Resources Department on 01245 424208.

Interview date: 22.03.2017.

Writtle University College strives to be an Equal Opportunities employer. All applicants who are offered employment will be subject to a criminal records check from the Disclosure and Barring Service.
 
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
 
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Lecturer in Agriculture

Salary: Unqualified Lecturer £25,023 - £28,143 pa, Qualified Lecturer £28,143 - £30,738 pa
Closing date: Tuesday14th March 2017
Description:

Full-time, 37 hours per week (1.0 FTE)

We are seeking a specialist in the management, tuition and assessment of Agriculture students, on a range of units across our full-time courses, apprenticeships and other work-based provision. The successful applicant will possess a recognised agricultural qualification and a broad range of farming experience. You will hold, or be willing to achieve, a teaching qualification, assessors and verifiers award. The role will suit someone within a similar existing role or a current practitioner, with some training experience, wishing to pass on their experience to the next generation of young farmers.

For more information on this role, other opportunities and Writtle University College, please visit our website: www.writtle.ac.uk For an application pack, please email: HR@writtle.ac.uk or call the Human Resources Department on 01245 424208.
 
Interview date: 24th March 2017
 
Writtle University College strives to be an Equal Opportunities employer. All applicants who are offered employment will be subject to a criminal records check from the Disclosure and Barring Service.
 
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.


Download job description / Application Form (PDF) or (Word)

Yard Worker (2 roles available)

Salary: £14,953 to £15,632 per annum
Closing date: Tuesday14th March 2017
Description: Yard Worker (2 roles available)
Full-time, 37 hours per week (1.0 FTE)
Fixed-Term until 31st August 2018

Would you like to assist in maintaining our busy University College Equine Unit and Stud?

You will be confident around animals and be willing to learn how to work with horses as you will work closely with the senior yard staff ensuring the highest standards of Equine Care, Tidiness and Maintenance. On a day-to-day basis you will carry out stable duties such as mucking out, feeding and grooming the horses. The role will also involve maintaining fencing and grazing land using agricultural machinery and general maintenance tasks including weeding, tidying and mowing.  

Good communication skills and a team player attitude are essential along with the ability to work on your own initiative without close supervision. Due to the nature of the role you will need to be in possession of a full driving licence, with the ability to drive non-HGV horseboxes (ability to drive tractors and trailers is desirable but not essential).

En-Suite Accommodation may be available in our Halls of Residence, should you require accommodation please state this on your application form.

For more information on this role, other opportunities and Writtle University College, please visit our website: www.writtle.ac.uk For an application pack, please email: HR@writtle.ac.uk or call the Human Resources Department on 01245 424208.

Interview date: 24.03.2017.

Writtle University College strives to be an Equal Opportunities employer. All applicants who are offered employment will be subject to a criminal records check from the Disclosure and Barring Service.
 
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
 
Download job description / Application Form (PDF) or (Word)