Current Opportunities - Writtle University College

Current Opportunities

Current Opportunities

Job Title

Salary

Closing Date

Equine Yard Worker £15,721 - £16,341 per annum 27/09/2018
Level 2 Apprentice – Stud Focused 03/10/2018
Level 2 Apprentice – Yard Focused 03/10/2018
Student Success Advisor £25,728 - £31,604 per annum 02/10/2018

                     

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Equine Yard Worker

Salary: £15,721 - £16,341 per annum
Closing date: Thursday 27th September 2018
Description:

Full time, 37 hours per week
Fixed term until 31st August 2019

Foster excellence, work together and deliver results! Are these behaviours in your toolkit? Then we want to hear from you! We have a range of exciting opportunities at our Equine Resource Unit and we are looking for dynamic individuals to enhance our student experience, ensuring we maintain high quality standards and student satisfaction rates.

Following on a £2million investment, all of Writtle University College’s equine facilities have been brought onto one site at our Cow Watering Campus, which is now a central hub for equine teaching and research, boasting the latest in scientific technologies. 

A Stud facility extended outdoor menage, a second therapy barn, overall horse walker, DIY Stables and an indoor school have been added to the facilities already on campus, which include an equine water treadmill, solarium and indoor riding arenas. 

Writtle University College also has a fantastic track record in equine breeding. The Stud won a British Eventing Breeders Medal this year for the leading British-bred horse in the Eventing Five Year Old Championships. The Stud also produced the Reserve Champion showjumper at the British Equestrian Federations Futurity Championships in 2017. The champion Riding Horse at the Horse of the Year Show in 2016 and 2017 was also born at Writtle. 

The investment will enhance the student experience by enabling all practical sessions can be carried out in one space, whether its used for breeding horses or youngstock, the therapy units or the riding facilities. 

Would you like to contribute to the day-to-day running of our Equine Resource Unit? If so, please see our current opportunities available!

We are looking for a vibrant individual to assist in the operation of our busy University College Equine Resource Unit, with a specific focus on maintaining our Yard 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). 

For an application pack, please email: jobs@writtle.ac.uk or call the Human Resources Department on 01245 424208.

Interview date: 10.10.2018 
 
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 expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment
 


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Level 2 Apprentice – Stud Focused

Salary:
Closing date: Wednesday 3rd October 2018
Description:

Salary will be in line with National Minimum Wage
Full time, 37 hours per week 
Fixed term for 2 years to enable completion of Apprenticeship Programme

Foster excellence, work together and deliver results! Are these behaviours in your toolkit? Then we want to hear from you! We have a range of exciting opportunities at our Equine Resource Unit and we are looking for dynamic individuals to enhance our student experience, ensuring we maintain high quality standards and student satisfaction rates.

Following on a £2million investment, all of Writtle University College’s equine facilities have been brought onto one site at our Cow Watering Campus, which is now a central hub for equine teaching and research, boasting the latest in scientific technologies. 

A Stud facility extended outdoor menage, a second therapy barn, overall horse walker, DIY Stables and an indoor school have been added to the facilities already on campus, which include an equine water treadmill, solarium and indoor riding arenas. 

Writtle University College also has a fantastic track record in equine breeding. The Stud won a British Eventing Breeders Medal this year for the leading British-bred horse in the Eventing Five Year Old Championships. The Stud also produced the Reserve Champion showjumper at the British Equestrian Federations Futurity Championships in 2017. The champion Riding Horse at the Horse of the Year Show in 2016 and 2017 was also born at Writtle. 

The investment will enhance the student experience by enabling all practical sessions can be carried out in one space, whether its used for breeding horses or youngstock, the therapy units or the riding facilities. 

Would you like to contribute to the day-to-day running of our Equine Resource Unit? If so, please see our current opportunities available!

We have an exciting opportunity, designed as an entry level role in to the Equine Profession. The apprenticeship will be based at the University College, along with the training element. 

The role will be based at our Cow Watering Campus, working closely with the Equine team. You will assist the Equine Resource Manager and Stud Groom with the day-to-day running of the Equine Resource Unit, with a specific focus on the Stud, whilst achieving a Level 2 qualification. 

To be successful, you will have a desire to work within the Equine industry and hold a minimum of 5 GCSE’s including English and Maths. 

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

Interview date: 17.10.2018
 
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 expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment


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

Level 2 Apprentice – Yard Focused

Salary:
Closing date: Wednesday 3rd October 2018
Description:

Salary will be in line with National Minimum Wage
Full time, 37 hours per week 
Fixed term for 2 years to enable completion of Apprenticeship Programme

Foster excellence, work together and deliver results! Are these behaviours in your toolkit? Then we want to hear from you! We have a range of exciting opportunities at our Equine Resource Unit and we are looking for dynamic individuals to enhance our student experience, ensuring we maintain high quality standards and student satisfaction rates.

Following on a £2million investment, all of Writtle University College’s equine facilities have been brought onto one site at our Cow Watering Campus, which is now a central hub for equine teaching and research, boasting the latest in scientific technologies. 

A Stud facility extended outdoor menage, a second therapy barn, overall horse walker, DIY Stables and an indoor school have been added to the facilities already on campus, which include an equine water treadmill, solarium and indoor riding arenas. 

Writtle University College also has a fantastic track record in equine breeding. The Stud won a British Eventing Breeders Medal this year for the leading British-bred horse in the Eventing Five Year Old Championships. The Stud also produced the Reserve Champion showjumper at the British Equestrian Federations Futurity Championships in 2017. The champion Riding Horse at the Horse of the Year Show in 2016 and 2017 was also born at Writtle. 

The investment will enhance the student experience by enabling all practical sessions can be carried out in one space, whether its used for breeding horses or youngstock, the therapy units or the riding facilities. 

Would you like to contribute to the day-to-day running of our Equine Resource Unit? If so, please see our current opportunities available!

We have an exciting opportunity, designed as an entry level role in to the Equine Profession. The apprenticeship will be based at the University College, along with the training element. 

The role will be based at our Cow Watering Campus, working closely with the Equine team. You will assist the Equine Resource Manager with the day-to-day running of the Equine Resource Unit, with a specific focus on the Yard, whilst achieving a Level 2 qualification.

To be successful, you will have a desire to work within the Equine industry and hold a minimum of 5 GCSE’s including English and Maths. 

For an application pack, please email: jobs@writtle.ac.uk or call the Human Resources Department on 01245 424208.

Interview date: 17.10.2018

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 expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment


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

Student Success Advisor

Salary: £25,728 - £31,604 per annum
Closing date: Tuesday 2nd October 2018
Description:

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

There has never been a more exciting time to join Writtle University College – not only will you be part of a newly formed Student Success Team, but the Higher Education sector is continually evolving. We are seeking an exceptional individual to join this dynamic environment and help us achieve our Student Success goals.

This varied and challenging role provides a unique opportunity to contribute to the overall experience of our students. You will have the responsibility for the coordination of the Learning Mentor team who support our students. You will work with Course Teams and Personal Tutors to provide proactive support in the form of workshops and also in-class learning for students who would benefit from additional support.

You will actively design and maintain the process which actively reports patterns of progress in academic programmes, to monitor student success rates. This will include implementing an administrative and IT system process which will support and underpin the work of the student success team, along with the coordination of training for Peer Mentors, and conducting casework and support team evaluations.

To succeed in your application, you will ideally be qualified to a degree level, have worked in the Higher Education sector ideally in a similar role and be able to demonstrate inclusive supportive learning.

For an application pack, please email jobs@writtle.ac.uk or call the Human Resources Department on 01245 424208.

Interview Date: 16.10.2018

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)