Current Opportunities

Current Job Opportunities

                     

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Assistant Yard Co-ordinator

Salary: £20,092 per annum
Closing date: Wednesday 13th July 2022
Description:

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

Permanent

Are you a responsible individual who can assist the Yard Manager in the effective day-to-day running of our busy University College Equine Unit?

You will have responsibility for the welfare of the horses and the supervision and assessment of students on yard duties. You will also be required to instruct a small number of stable management practical’s each week and exercise and ride rehabilitation horses and young stock, ensuring structured rehabilitation programmes meet individual needs and desired outcomes.

Good communication skills are essential, along with the ability to work as part of a busy team and to work on your own initiative. You will also have the ability to take charge of the yard in the Yard Managers' absence.

To succeed, you will have relevant working knowledge of a busy commercial yard and hold a minimum BHS Stage 2 qualification, or equivalent. 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, tractors and trailers.

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: 22/07/2022

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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Instructor in Practical Equine Skills

Salary: £22,847 per annum, pro-rata
Closing date: Sunday 3rd July 2022
Description:

37 hours per week, Term-time, 37 weeks per year (0.71 FTE)

Permanent

We are looking for a dynamic individual to instruct on full and part-time equine courses to our Further Education students, including teaching riding, and instilling the highest industry standard amongst our students during their weekly yard duties.

Working as part of the core Further Education Equine team, everything you do will strive for excellence. You will be required to develop students’ industry skills, across a range of equine yard duties, including horse turnout competition preparation. Additionally, you will support curriculum staff in preparing students for end-point practical and synoptic assessments and undertake assessments.

The successful candidate will also provide innovative and comprehensive training activities across the Equine Training Centre and Lordships Stud, supporting competitions and external events as and when required.

To be selected for this role, you must be an enthusiastic individual with a passion to succeed.  It is essential to have a proven track record of working in a similar role, along with being in possession of a BHS Stage two coaching Qualification and/or UKCC Level 2 Equine Coaching qualification. It would also be advantageous to hold a recognised teaching qualification, as well as an Assessor/Verifier Award.

For an application pack, please download the Application for Employment Form and Job Description below. 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: 11/07/2022

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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Lecturer in Agriculture (FE) - (Machinery or Crop Specialists required)

Salary: Qualified £31,406 per annum; Unqualified £27,116 per annum
Closing date: Wednesday 29th June 2022
Description:

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

Permanent

Are you an enthusiastic agriculturalist looking for a new challenge? 

We are looking for someone to join our well-established, and respected Land-based team to teach, and Course Scheme Manage our Further Education Agriculture courses in theoretical and practical situations, utilising the University College’s 200-hectare estate; incorporating a working farm, to enhance the learning and teaching. 

To succeed, you will have a desire to develop a diversity of learners, along with up-to-date technical and industrial knowledge to allow the sharing of best practices to both students and team members. You will be willing to work towards the completion of teaching qualifications, as this will be a requirement upon appointment.

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: before 06/07/2022

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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Lecturer in Conservation and Wildlife

Salary: Qualified £30,942 per annum; Unqualified £26,715 per annum
Closing date: Wednesday 29th June 2022
Description:

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

Permanent

Do you have a clear commitment to excellence and want to inspire others?  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 Conservation and Wildlife Industry to provide instruction and lecturing to our Further Education students.

You will be required to teach all aspects of Conservation and Wildlife, 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.

To succeed you will have relevant and recent industry experience within the industry and a desire to educate and develop a range of learners at level 2 and 3. Up-to-date technical knowledge is vital to allow the sharing of best practices to 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.

 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: 07/07/2022

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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Lecturer in Floristry

Salary: Qualified £31,406 per annum, pro-rata; Unqualified £27,116 per annum, pro-rata
Closing date: Wednesday 29th June 2022
Description:

Part-time, 33.3 hours per week (0.9 FTE) *

Permanent

Do you have a clear commitment to excellence and want to inspire others?  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 Floristry Industry to provide instruction and lecturing to our Further Education students.

You will be required to teach all aspects of Floristry, 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.

To succeed you will have relevant and recent industry experience within the Floristry industry and a desire to educate and develop a range of learners at level 2 and 3. Up-to-date technical knowledge is vital to allow the sharing of best practices to 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 Application for Employment Form and Job Description below. 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: 08/07/2022

 

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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Lecturer in Horticulture – Amenity Horticulture/Landscaping

Salary: Qualified £31,406 per annum; Unqualified £27,116 per annum
Closing date: Wednesday 29th June 2022
Description:

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

Permanent

Do you have a clear commitment to excellence and want to inspire others?  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 Horticulture Industry to provide instruction and lecturing to our Further Education students.

You will be required to teach mainly landscaping and design elements as well as other aspects of Horticulture, as well as other related topics to Further Education students on full-time, part-time, apprenticeships 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.

To succeed you will have relevant and recent industry experience within the Horticulture industry and a desire to educate and develop a range of learners at level 2 and 3. Up to date technical knowledge is vital to allow the sharing of best practices to 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 wish to apply 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: 07/07/2022

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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Lecturer in Outdoor Sport FE

Salary: Qualified £31,406 per annum; Unqualified £27,116 per annum
Closing date: Thursday 7th July 2022
Description:

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

Permanent

About Writtle University College:

Established in 1893, Writtle University College is one of the oldest specialist institutions in the UK and offers a range of land-based, animal and sport courses at various levels of academic study including Postgraduate, Undergraduate, Further Education, Short Courses and Apprenticeships.  Writtle University College is situated on a stunning estate in excess of 200 acres with a variety of sporting facilities including a reservoir.  The extensive grounds are key in the ambitions to reach into the curriculum areas of green exercise, health psychology and mental wellbeing, linking both student and community.  The unique location of our campus means we are only two miles from the City of Chelmsford and just 35 minutes from Central London.

About the role:

We are looking for an enthusiastic, ambitious, motivated individual to lead our level 3 outdoor activity provision and contribute to redesigning the new provision at the undergraduate degree level. This person will impart their knowledge to our Further Education students in theoretical, practical and applied situations.  Within this varied role, you will be required to design, implement, assess, support and evaluate learning and teaching in the Department of Sport, Health and Wellbeing.

Your primary role will be to deliver high-quality theory and practical teaching on Writtle University College outdoor activity sport courses, however, you may also be asked to contribute to access, outreach work and widening participation with schools.  Although delivering in your main area of expertise, you will be encouraged to contribute in areas that are of personal or professional interest. In addition, you will be expected to contribute to aspects of course management and strategic development. The ability to work unsupervised and as part of a team is extremely important.

 

To succeed you will have relevant and recent experience in delivering outdoor sport and will have a desire to educate and develop a range of learners.  You will hold relevant outdoor national coaching qualifications in at least one discipline and up-to-date technical knowledge to allow the sharing of best practices to both students and team members. Ideally, you will hold or be working towards the completion of your teaching qualification.  Part-time applicants with appropriate skillsets would be considered for this role.

 

Benefits of working for Writtle University College include membership to the Teachers Pension Scheme, 35 days annual leave plus bank holidays, access to our 24/7 staff employee assistance programme and reduced-price gym membership.

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: 15/07/2022

Writtle University College strives to be an Equal Opportunities employer. All applicants who are offered employment will be subject to a criminal record 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 Sport FE

Salary: Qualified £31,406 per annum; Unqualified £27,116 per annum
Closing date: Wednesday 6th July 2022
Description:

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

Permanent

About Writtle University College:

Established in 1893, Writtle University College is one of the oldest specialist institutions in the UK and offers a range of land-based, animal and sport courses at various levels of academic study including Postgraduate, Undergraduate, Further Education, and Short Courses and Apprenticeships.  Writtle University College is situated on a stunning estate in excess of 200 acres.  The extensive grounds are key in the ambitions to reach into the curriculum areas of green exercise, health psychology and mental wellbeing, linking both student and community.  The unique location of our campus means we are only two miles from the City of Chelmsford and just 35 minutes from Central London.

About the role:

We are looking for an enthusiastic, ambitious, motivated individual to teach on our level 2 and 3 provision. This person will impart their knowledge to our Further Education students in theoretical, practical and applied situations.  Within this varied role, you will be required to design, implement, assess, support and evaluate learning and teaching in the Department of Sport, Health and Wellbeing.

Your primary role will be to deliver high-quality teaching on Writtle University College sport courses, however, you may also be asked to contribute to access, outreach work and widening participation with schools.  Although delivering in your main area of expertise, you will be encouraged to contribute in areas that are of personal or professional interest. In addition, you will be expected to contribute to aspects of course management and strategic development. The ability to work unsupervised and as part of a team is extremely important.

To succeed you will have relevant and recent experience in delivering sport and will have a desire to educate and develop a range of learners. Up-to-date technical knowledge is vital to allow the sharing of best practices to both students and team members. Ideally, you will hold or be working towards the completion of your teaching qualification.  Part-time applicants with appropriate skillsets would be considered for this role.

Benefits of working for Writtle University College include membership to the Teachers Pension Scheme, 35 days annual leave plus bank holidays, access to our 24/7 staff employee assistance programme and reduced-price gym membership.

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: 13/07/2022

Writtle University College strives to be an Equal Opportunities employer. All applicants who are offered employment will be subject to a criminal record 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: £34,304 per annum, pro-rata
Closing date: Wednesday 29th June 2022
Description:

Permanent

22.2 hours per week (0.6 FTE)

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.

You will work with a group of specialist lecturers to deliver high-quality teaching. 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 a requirement. Hydrotherapist, Animal Manipulator, Veterinary Nurse (with an interest in physiotherapy), or equivalent, may be considered advantageous.

The role can be split between the successful candidates. Please clearly state on your application form how many hours you wish to apply for.

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: 05/07/2022

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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Vice-Chancellor’s Office Administrator/Receptionist

Salary: £20,092 per annum, pro-rata
Closing date: Wednesday 13th July 2022
Description:

Part-time, 24 hours per week (0.65 FTE)

Fixed-term between July 2022 and 31 July 2023

(Fixed-term in line with a Maternity Leave)

An exciting opportunity has arisen at Writtle University College for an Administrator/Receptionist to join our friendly team.

As part of this role, you will provide significant administrative assistance to the Vice-Chancellor’s Office and the University College Leadership Team. Based at Reception, you will also provide support and cover for the Reception team when required.  Key role duties will include; diary management, low-level minute taking, finance administration, assisting with events, meeting and greeting all visitors advising them of the sign-in procedure, safeguarding obligations whilst they are on-site, answering the main switchboard, directing enquiries onto the most appropriate department, answering general enquiries received and franking all outgoing University College post. 

The working pattern for the role will be 6 hours per day, working 4 days per week.

The successful candidate will be proficient in administration and competent in using Microsoft Office, have the ability to operate a reception area, have previous experience in a reception or customer-facing role, and be able to demonstrate excellent customer service 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: 21/07/2022

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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