Current Opportunities - Writtle University College

Current Opportunities

Current Opportunities

Job Title

Salary

Closing Date

Apprenticeship Sales and Administrator (Maternity Cover) £19,202 per annum 29/09/2019
Casual Yard Workers National Minimum Wage 26/09/2019
Chair of Governors 01/10/2019
Course Team Leader in English and Maths £34,189 per annum, pro rata 19/09/2019
Level 3 Apprentice - Stud Focused NMW 30/09/2019
Level 3 Apprentice - Yard Focused NMW 30/09/2019

                     

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Apprenticeship Sales and Administrator (Maternity Cover)

Salary: £19,202 per annum
Closing date: Sunday 29th September 2019
Description:

£19,202 per annum 
Full Time, 37 hours per week (1.0 FTE)
Fixed term until 31st October 2020 to cover a period of Maternity Leave   

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.  

This interesting and varied role will see you providing 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 an excellent customer service. 

The sales aspect of the role involves using consultative sales techniques on the phone and at events to promote apprenticeships to employers and learners. This role has a particular focus on increasing our employer engagement and their understanding of WUC offer, resulting in targeted growth of apprenticeships and short course business.

You will ideally have consultative sales experience and have worked within a busy office environment. You 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, preferably Apprenticeships, environment.

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

Interview date: 08.10.2019

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: National Minimum Wage
Closing date: Thursday 26th September 2019
Description:

Salary will be in line with National Minimum Wage

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.  Specific to Lordships Stud there will also be mare, foal and stallion handling duties.

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: 03.10.2019


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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Chair of Governors

Salary:
Closing date: Tuesday 1st October 2019
Description:

Voluntary role (expenses paid)
Part-time, Three days per month 
Fixed term for three years 

Writtle University College is one of the oldest specialist institutions in the UK, with a history that spans over 125 years  Established in 1893, we continue to offer a range of Land-based, Design, Animal Science, Equine and Sports courses at our beautiful 220 hectare estate.  We are located just 2 miles from the city of Chelmsford and around 35 minutes from London.

We pride ourselves on our personal approach and community atmosphere. We have a global reputation, with a track record for producing award-winning students and alumni who go on to be leaders in their industry. During the last three years, we have invested over £6 million in our facilities. Our campuses boast 164 acres of farmland, a variety of livestock, horses, reptiles, and exotic animals, scientific research laboratories, floristry studios, research glass houses, a canine therapy unit and a sports science centre. We are also the only educational institute in the UK to have our own bespoke Equine study facility. 

Writtle University College achieved taught degree awarding powers in 2015 and was granted University College status in 2016. 
We have an exciting opportunity to appoint a new Chair of Governors.  Our Governors/Trustees work closely with the Vice-Chancellor and CEO, and staff and students, to shape the future strategic direction of the institution.  We are currently looking for an enthusiastic individual who is interested in playing a key role in helping WUC to strengthen its position as a high quality provider of Higher and Further Education.  This is an interesting and rewarding opportunity to bring insights from your own field of experience to this role, to support the experience of our students and prepare them for a range of careers.

Whilst a wide range of skills is being sought, we particularly welcome (although not exclusively) enquiries from those with experience within these key areas:
•    Human Resources, including remuneration and safeguarding
•    Higher Education experience
•    Estates and property management
•    Audit, finance and accountancy
•    Strategic change management

We are looking for a high-calibre individual who share our vision, values and ambitions – and who will help us to realise the enormous potential of this very special institution. 

The Chair of Governors is expected to spend a minimum of 3 days per month on site. The successful candidate will be required to attend board meetings, committee meetings and annual strategic development days, as well as attend significant WUC events, such as graduation ceremonies, wherever possible.  In return you would benefit from being associated with a highly regarded institution and make a meaningful contribution to the success of its students and graduates.

If you would like to find out more about this rewarding voluntary role, please contact Rosemary Leno, Executive Governance Officer or Holly Duglan, Interim Registrar & University College Secretary  on 01245 424200. 

To apply for either the role of Chair of Governors, please submit at CV and Covering Letter to: rosemary.leno@writtle.ac.uk. 

Interview date: To be confirmed

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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Course Team Leader in English and Maths

Salary: £34,189 per annum, pro rata
Closing date: Thursday 19th September 2019
Description:

Part time, working 33.3 hours per week (0.9 FTE)
Fixed Term until 26th June 2020

We have an exciting opportunity to lead our FE English and Maths courses here at Writtle University College. This a new post that will work as part of the FE management team to provide day-to-day operational line management staff within the curriculum team area, and promote excellence in professional practice by example and by participating in the observation process.

You will assist the Head of Department (HOD) to ensure that quality processes are taken forward and operated in a timely way, including ensuring that students receive a high quality learning experience whilst at WUC. You will drive up standards in our students Maths and English skills, and foster an innovative and supportive culture to both staff and students. 

The successful candidate will be expected and have the ability to teach both Maths and English (GCSE/Functional skills) and be able to contribute to the development of teaching and learning across these subject areas. The post holder will also be expected to work with colleagues across all subject areas ensuring that the English and Maths curriculum is well planned and that student receive an excellent learning experience in all English and Maths sessions.

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

Interview date: 27.09.2019

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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Level 3 Apprentice - Stud Focused

Salary: NMW
Closing date: Monday 30th September 2019
Description:

Salary will be in line with National Minimum Wage

Full time, 37 hours per week (20% of time to be dedicated to training)

Fixed term for 2 years to enable completion of Apprenticeship Programme

 

Foster excellence, work together and deliver results! Are these qualities 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.

 

The only University College in the country to have a purpose built bespoke stud onsite, the stud facilities consist of an indoor ménage, a teasing and collection area, stock room, sitting up room, laboratory, Monarch stabling and youngstock barns. These facilities have been added to the already existing oval horse walker, DIY Stabling, Equine Academy, therapy barns, equine water treadmill, solariums and outdoor and indoor riding arenas all of which form part of the Equine Resource Unit.

 

Writtle University College also has a fantastic track record in equine breeding. The Stud won a British Eventing Breeders Medal in 2017 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, along with breeding an Elite graded colt at this year’s Futurity.

 

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

 

Would you like to contribute to the day-to-day running of our Equine Resource Unit and work alongside our new professional yard management team while learning on the job? 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 3 qualification.

 

To be successful, you will have a desire to work within the Equine industry and hold a minimum of five GCSE’s including English and Maths at grade 4/C and above, along with a work based level 2 NVQ or equivalent.

 

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: 09.10.2019

 

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 3 Apprentice - Yard Focused

Salary: NMW
Closing date: Monday 30th September 2019
Description:

Salary will be in line with National Minimum Wage

Full time, 37 hours per week (20% of time to be dedicated to training)

Fixed term for 2 years to enable completion of Apprenticeship Programme

 

Foster excellence, work together and deliver results! Are these qualities 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.

 

Facilities at the Equine Training and Development Centre consist of an oval horse walker, DIY Stabling, Equine Academy, therapy barns, equine water treadmill, solariums and outdoor and indoor riding arenas. These facilities have been added to following the completion of a purpose built stud unit in 2018, which comprise of an indoor ménage, a teasing and collection area, stock room, sitting up room, laboratory, Monarch stabling and youngstock barns.

 

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, along with breeding an Elite graded colt at this year’s Futurity.

 

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

 

Would you like to contribute to the day-to-day running of our Equine Resource Unit and work alongside our new professional yard management team while learning on the job? 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 3 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 at grade 4/C and above, along with a work based level 2 NVQ or equivalent.

 

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: 09.10.2019

 

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)