Current Opportunities

Current Job Opportunities

                     

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Apprenticeship Administrator

Salary: £21,197 per annum
Closing date: Tuesday 11th October 2022
Description:

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

Permanent


By joining our dedicated Apprenticeship team, you will contribute to the growth and success of our busy department. You will support the Apprenticeship team with both existing Apprenticeship Standards and new provision, including Higher and Degree Apprenticeships. You will contribute by providing an accurate and efficient administrative support services for our Apprenticeship provision. 

You will provide a wide variety of administrative support to the Apprenticeship department, using and maintaining a variety of manual and computerised systems for logging and tracking information, entering data and general administrative duties. You will also assist other team members, learners and employers, answering general queries ensuring that staff and customers receive excellent customer service.

You will ideally have worked within a busy office environment and must be IT literate with the confidence to learn new systems. You will need to be customer focused and have excellent interpersonal and administrative skills. It would be an advantage if you have previously worked within a funded training environment, preferably Apprenticeships.

For an application pack, please download the below Application for Employment Form, and Job Description. Please send your completed Application Form to email: jobs@writtle.ac.uk. Should you have any queries, please contact the HR Department via email at HR@writtle.ac.uk or alternatively you can contact us via telephone on 01245 424208.

Interview date: 19/10/2022

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.

This university college is 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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Apprenticeship Curriculum Manager

Salary: £35,333 per annum
Closing date: Monday 10th October 2022
Description:

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

Permanent

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Apprenticeship Curriculum Manager to be part of our friendly and dedicated Apprenticeship team, and contribute to the growth and success of our busy department.

Apprenticeship Curriculum Manager will focus on supporting lecturers to plan, deliver and evidence high-quality Apprenticeship programmes, working closely with our Further Education quality teams, the ACM will focus on ensuring that the WUC Apprenticeship department is Ofsted ready. The ACM will be supporting the lecturing staff to structure their delivery, including the efficient use of our e-portfolio system and taking responsibility for tracking key evidence such as RPL, OTJ and Progress. The ACM will be involved in the development of new provisions and rolling out VLE for blended delivery for some programmes.  

The role holder must have previous experience in a similar role and having experience in developing, planning and evidencing Apprenticeship Programmes is desirable.

The candidates must be IT literate with the confidence to learn new systems and will need to be customer-focused, keen to proactively develop knowledge and have excellent interpersonal and organisational skills.

For an application pack, please download the below Application for Employment Form, and Job Description. Please send your completed Application Form to email: jobs@writtle.ac.uk. Should you have any queries, please contact the HR Department via email at HR@writtle.ac.uk or alternatively you can contact us via telephone on 01245 424208.

Interview date: 18/10/2022

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.

This university college is 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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Casual Yard Workers

Salary: Salary will be in line with National Minimum Wage
Closing date: Wednesday 5th October 2022
Description:

Casual hours, working as and when required

We are looking to build a casual bank of responsible workers to join our Equine Resource team.

The role comprises, whilst working as part of a small team:  General yard duties and horse husbandry to include feeding, haying, mucking out, poo picking, checking for injuries and wound management, communicating with other contracted and casual yard staff to ensure the smooth and efficient running of the yard, and liaising with owners and clients.

For an application pack, please download the below Application for Employment Form. Please send your completed Application Form to email: jobs@writtle.ac.uk. Should you have any queries, please contact the HR Department via email at HR@writtle.ac.uk or alternatively you can contact us via telephone on 01245 424208.

Interview date: 12/10/2022

 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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Equine Yard Worker

Salary: £19,578 per annum
Closing date: Sunday 9th October 2022
Description:

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

Permanent

Under the guidance of our Equine Resource Manager, 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 horse care and maintaining our top-class facilities.

You will be confident around horses, as you will work closely with the senior yard staff to ensure the highest standards of Equine Care for our horses in accordance with the BHS standard. On a day-to-day basis, you will carry out all general stable duties such as mucking out, feeding, grooming and preparing horses for student learning practical sessions. 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 (the ability to drive tractors and trailers is desirable but not essential).

For an application pack, please download the below Application for Employment Form, and Job Description. Please send your completed Application Form to email: jobs@writtle.ac.uk. Should you have any queries, please contact the HR Department via email at HR@writtle.ac.uk or alternatively you can contact us via telephone on 01245 424208.

Interview date: 14/10/2022

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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Land-based Service Engineering Programme Leader

Salary: £40,931 - £46,047 per annum depending on qualifications and experience
Closing date: Monday 10th October 2022
Description:

‘Golden Hello’ of £5,000 upon successful completion of 10-week probationary review and satisfactory pre-employment checks.

An additional £5,000 bonus upon completion of your 12-month probationary period.

Both additional payments are subject to a retainment funding agreement, and normal tax and NI deductions.

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

Permanent

Are you a land-based engineering professional that has the call to teach but does not want to lose contact/pace with industry? 

WUC has an exciting opportunity for a Land-based Service Engineering Programme Leader to lead the development of a new national apprenticeship scheme exclusively for Case / New Holland (CNH) apprentices. Land-based Engineering will be a key factor in the future success of food production whilst protecting the environment and this role will help ensure the industry has the skills it requires to secure its future.

Within this varied role duties will include programme development, programme delivery, partnership management, recruitment and employer liaison. There will be the need to work closely with colleagues in the FE and apprenticeship teams, work in partnership with the training centre at CNH in Basildon, and conduct site visits with CNH locations across the UK.

The successful candidate will have the relevant qualifications in both teaching and engineering, and will have a track record of high performance in training, education and land-based service engineering. This will be combined with exemplary skills in customer service and partnership management. A track record in delivering high achievement rates for apprentices will also be essential. A driving licence and the ability to travel is essential in this role.

This position will give the successful candidate a truly unique opportunity to create a new and innovative programme, which will be a gold-standard exemplar for others to aspire to.

For an application pack, please visit https://writtle.ac.uk/Current-Opportunities to download an Application Pack, which includes an Application for Employment Form, and Job Description. Please send your completed Application Form to email: jobs@writtle.ac.uk . Should you have any queries, please contact the HR Department via email at HR@writtle.ac.uk or alternatively you can contact us via telephone on 01245 424208.

Interview date: 17/10/2022

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.

This university college is 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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Lecturer in Sports Turf (FE)

Salary: Qualified Lecturer: £32,348 per annum; Unqualified Lecturer: £27,929 per annum
Closing date: Thursday 6th October 2022
Description:

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

(part-time applications are also welcome)

Permanent

Do you have a strong knowledge and passion for the sports turf and greenkeeping industry, and are keen to train the next generation as they join the sector?  If so we are looking for you to join our Further Education teaching team! We are seeking a talented individual with the relevant experience and knowledge of the Sports Turf Industry to provide instruction and lecturing to our Apprentices and Further Education students. We welcome applicants from industry joining our team and WUC will support you into a teaching role.

You will be required to teach all aspects of the Apprenticeships in Sports Turf and Golf Greenkeeping, as well as other related topics to Further Education students on full-time, part-time and short courses, through lectures and practical sessions. The successful candidate will also contribute to the management, assessment and recruitment of students as well as have input into curriculum development. Whilst teaching is held at the University College, you will also be required to visit students in the workplace and support the students’ progress by working closely with employers.

To succeed you will have relevant and recent industry experience within the sports turf industry and a desire to educate and develop a range of learners at levels 2 and 3. Up to date, technical knowledge is vital to allow the sharing of best practices among both students and team members. Ideally, you will hold or be working towards the completion of your teaching qualification.  It is essential that you are willing to work towards the assessor and internal verifier qualifications as these will be a requirement upon appointment.

*This role will suit a full-time applicant, or equally someone looking for a fractional contract on a part-time basis. Please clearly state how many hours you would be interested in applying for on your application form.

For an application pack, please download the below Application for Employment Form, and Job Description. Please send your completed Application Form to email: jobs@writtle.ac.uk. Should you have any queries, please contact the HR Department via email at HR@writtle.ac.uk or alternatively you can contact us via telephone on 01245 424208.

Interview date: 13/10/2022

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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