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Equine Yard Worker

Salary: £17,682 per annum
Closing date: Wednesday 3rd March 2021
Description:

Full time, 37 hours per week (1.0 FTE)
Fixed term until 3 June 2022

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 (ability to drive tractors and trailers is desirable but not essential). 

For an application pack, please download the below Application for Employment Form, along with the Job Description. Once completed, please send your completed Application Form to jobs@writtle.ac.uk. For any queries, please contact the HR team via email at HR@writtle.ac.uk 

Closing date for applications: 03.03.2021 at 12:00pm (noon)     Interview date: 09.03.2021 

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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Facilities and Operations Officer

Salary: £22,417 per annum
Closing date: Wednesday 10th March 2021
Description:

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

We have an exciting opportunity to become a part of our Facilities and Operations team. As one of our Facilities and Operations Officers, you will provide a high level of customer service, ensuring a safe and secure environment is maintained for all staff, students, and visitors to Writtle University College. 

The role will involve carrying out general maintenance and upkeep of student residence and other University College properties as necessary. In addition, you will be required to perform security responsibilities, compliance monitoring and testing, porterage and caretaking duties. 

You will work on a rotating shift cycle covering 06.00am – 23.00pm five days out of seven, generally between Monday to Friday. At times, occasional weekend and bank holiday working may be a requirement to cover annual leave. 

To be successful in this role it is essential that you have worked in a similar role, be able to demonstrate a good level of maintenance skills and have knowledge of security responsibilities. It would also be advantageous to hold a professional trade qualification. It is also essential that you are in possession full clean UK driving license. 

For an application pack, please download the below Application for Employment Form, and Job Description. Please send your completed Application Form to jobs@writtle.ac.uk. Should you have any queries, please contact the HR department via email at HR@writtle.ac.uk 

Interview date: 19.03.2021

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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Learning Support Assistant

Salary: £22,417 per annum
Closing date: Friday 26th February 2021
Description:

Full time, term time, working 37 hours per week
Fixed term role until 24 June 2021

Joining our busy Learning Support team and liaising with staff across the University College, you will provide an appropriate and professional learning/study support service to learners with identified additional support needs, including those with specific learning difficulties and/or disabilities and those with low levels of literacy and numeracy.  

The roles involves working with a caseload of learners across all academic levels, providing support in one to one sessions, small groups and in class.  You will be required to screen, assess and review learners’ needs as well as set and monitor appropriate individual goals.  You will act as a reader, scribe or invigilator for learners with exam access arrangements.  You may be asked to provide study support assistance and/or take notes in a format that meets a Higher Education student’s needs.

You will need to have an awareness and understanding of relevant laws and Acts, in relation to equality and health and safety and you must be qualified to a minimum level 3 standard, with a level 2 qualification in English and Maths.  You must have an understanding of disabilities and learning difficulties and the barriers young people and adults may face in accessing learning.  Ideally you would have previous experience of having worked directly with learners with additional support needs.  


For an application pack, please download the below Application for Employment Form, and Job Description. Once complete, please send your completed Application Form to jobs@writtle.ac.uk. For any queries, please contact the HR department via email at HR@writtle.ac.uk

Interview date: 10.03.2021

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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School Quality Manager

Salary: £33,797 per annum
Closing date: Sunday 7th March 2021
Description:

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

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.

As the School Quality Manager, you will be a senior member of the HE Quality team who has responsibility for managing operational HE quality and assessment regulation processes across the University College, with a particular focus on supporting the application of processes, policies and regulations at School level. You will ensure an efficient and effective service that supports WUC students and staff and helps to promote exceptional academic standards, supporting WUC’s taught degree awarding powers.

Reporting to, and working closely with, the Head of Quality (HE), you will review and develop the systems and processes that support student achievement, progression and award. You will work collaboratively with the Quality team as well as Academic and Professional Service teams, providing advice and guidance as necessary, also acting as a point of contact for students, supporting the provision of a coordinated and comprehensive service to our students in respect of course administration and quality matters.

This is a varied and interesting role, which includes line management of a small team. Excellent communication skills, and attention to detail are essential. You will share our drive for exceptional academic quality, and understand how robust quality processes enhance and uphold academic standards for the benefit of our students.

In your application, you will need to showcase your up-to-date knowledge of quality and standards in higher education, particularly in relation to managing processes relating to collation, verification and confirming assessment outcome data;  experience of faculty/school administration and oversight/servicing progression and award boards. Previous relevant experience in the Higher Education sector is essential, evidence of experience in managing quality processes, systems and academic regulations would be advantageous. 

*This role would suit a full time applicant, or equally someone looking for a fractional contract on a job share basis. We would also consider a flexible working arrangement. 

For an application pack, please download the below Application for Employment Form and Job Description. Please send your completed Application Form to jobs@writtle.ac.uk. For any queries, please contact the HR department via email at HR@writtle.ac.uk

Interview Date: 16.03.2021

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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