Current Opportunities

Current Job Opportunities

                     

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Facilities and Operations Officer

Salary: £23,715 per annum
Closing date: Sunday 25th February 2024
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 job role will involve carrying out general maintenance and upkeep of student residence and other university properties as necessary. In addition, you will be required to perform, porterage, caretaking duties, and assist with security, compliance and monitoring testing.

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

To be successful in this role it is essential that you have worked in a similar role, and/or 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 essential that you are in possession full clean UK driving license. 

For an Application Pack, please download the below 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: 4 March 2024

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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Lecturer in Conservation Education and Engagement

Salary: £35,333 - £39,745 per annum
Closing date: Sunday 25th February 2024
Description:

Grade 7, Starting Salary of £35,333 per annum 
Full time, 37 hours per week (1.0 FTE)
Permanent


We have an exciting opportunity at Writtle University College to appoint an enthusiastic and motivated Conservation Education and Engagement Lecturer to join our Department of Animal Science team, to support the delivery of high quality, innovative teaching across our undergraduate and postgraduate curriculum.

Our recently validated courses, the MSc Conservation Education and Engagement and the BSc(Hons) Conservation and Community Engagement, represent a new and exciting opportunity for students to develop essential skills in nature connectedness, conservation and human wellbeing. These courses include both the theory and practice of conservation, as well as methods of education, engagement, advocacy and human behaviour change. The ideal candidate will have in-depth knowledge in one or more aspects of the social sciences, such as education, anthropology, anthrozoology, psychology or sociology, with an interest in conservation and the natural world.

The Department of Animal Science works closely with different sectors of the animal industry including livestock production, zoo and wildlife conservation and pet behaviour. We have established connections with conservation and engagement organisations such as Essex Wildlife Trust, Essex County Parks, the RSBP, Colchester Zoo and more. With a new investment in our facilities, and the upcoming merger with Anglia Ruskin University, we are hoping that this will provide an exciting role for an individual looking to develop their academic career with us.

The candidate should hold postgraduate qualification in a social science or other relevant subject (PhD preferred),and be in possession of a teaching qualification or be willing to work towards one.  Previous relevant academic or industry experience and an understanding of conducting qualitative academic research would  be advantageous. Within this varied role, you will be required to design, implement, assess, support and evaluate learning and teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. 

The job holder will be part of well established, professional, experienced and supportive team of specialists, already teaching on a variety of programs.
Benefits of working for Writtle University College include working on our beautiful main campus two miles from the city of Chelmsford, membership to Teachers Pension Scheme, 35 days annual leave plus bank holidays, access to our 24/7 staff employee assistance programme, and reduced-price gym membership.

The appointee will be also expected to play a vital role in our commitment to widening participation and recruiting students from all backgrounds.
If you have any questions or for an informal discussion please contact Jarmila Bone, Head of Department of Animal Sciences at jarmila.bone@writtle.ac.uk. 

This role will suit a full-time applicant, or equally someone looking for a fractional contract. Please clearly state on your application form how many hours you wish to apply for. 

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: w/c 4 March 2024

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 English

Salary:
Closing date: Friday 1st March 2024
Description:

£27,929 per annum, pro rata (Un-qualified Lecturer)
£32,348 per annum, pro rata (Qualified Lecturer)
Part-Time 22.2 hours per week (0.6 FTE)
Fixed Term until 30 June 2025

We are seeking a highly motivated Lecturer in English to provide a high-quality service to our students on study programmes and apprenticeships, teaching mainly on Functional Skills programmes and GCSE. The successful candidate will play a key role in inspiring and educating students, and this position offers a unique opportunity to contribute to the academic and personal development of students while working in a vibrant and supportive academic community.

The role holder will be required to deliver engaging lectures for our Functional Skills and GCSE English courses, develop and update course materials ensuring alignment with academic standards, and collaborate with colleagues to contribute to curriculum development and enhancement. You will also be required to provide constructive feedback to students, along with mentoring and guiding the students in their academic and professional endeavours. 

It is essential that you hold an appropriate qualification in English and a GCSE in Maths at level C or above, and it will also be advantageous to have a proven teaching background with post-16 resit students and experience of assessment and verification of the GCSE English 2.0 Lift specification and C&G functional 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: w/c 11 March 2024

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 Veterinary Physiotherapy (HE)

Salary: £35,333 per annum, pro rata
Closing date: Thursday 29th February 2024
Description:

18.5 hours per week (0.5 FTE)
Permanent

We are seeking to appoint a Lecturer in Veterinary Physiotherapy, to support our rapidly growing department and in particular a range of Therapy & Rehabilitation awards. We have an exciting opportunity for you to contribute as part of a dynamic team of staff delivering high quality teaching to a growing number of HE students across our Veterinary Physiotherapy provision. 

Within this varied role, you will be required to design, implement, assess, support and evaluate learning and teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate level. In addition, you will be expected to contribute to aspects of course management and development. 

You should be qualified to at least a Master's level, or equivalent, in a related discipline, and eligibility to practise as a Veterinary Surgeon or Veterinary Physiotherapist is advantageous. Hydrotherapist, Animal Manipulator, Veterinary Nurse, Equine/Canine Scientist (with an interest in physiotherapy), or equivalent, may be considered beneficial. 

For questions regarding the specifics of the role, please contact Robin Gill, Head of Department, via email robin.gill@writtle.ac.uk for an informal discussion. 

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.

Closing date for applications: 20/02/2024                         Interview date: 29/02/2024

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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