Animal Welfare Lecturer
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Location: Dorchester, Dorset
Salary: £24,902 - £30,723
Type: Full-time and Part-time positions
Think FE is excited to be working with Kingston Maurward College in their search for a passionate Animal Welfare Lecturer. Kingston Maurward is a vibrant and growing land-based college, with a beautiful and inspiring campus graded as a GOOD College by Ofsted. They specialise in providing a wide range of full-time, degree level and short courses to help students grow and progress in their future careers.
This is an exceptional opportunity for a proactive professional with previous teaching experience delivering to a range of learners on Level 1-3 or an experienced industry professional who’s passionate about educating looking for a career change to join Kingston Maurward College. In this role, you will be a role model to the students delivering inspiring theory and beyond classroom practical teaching with the focus on either domestic or exotic animals.
Teach groups of students and complete summative and formative assessment in both practical skills, classroom situations and online using both of our Coneygar and Animal Park animal collections.
Monitor the attendance, punctuality and academic progress for all students in your groups providing them with access to any extra help they may require (eg learning support)
Prepare for moderation, internal verification and liaise with the Course Manager, Academic Manager and External Verifier to ensure the effective validation of programmes.
Contribute to course management, organisation and pastoral support of students, including admissions, enrolment, induction, careers education, guidance and progression, enrichment and curriculum development.
Organise and conduct trips and study tours as appropriate face to face or virtual.
To supervise students whilst they participate on training programmes.
To organise and run demonstrations, guided tours and talks for visitors and students.
Who are we looking for?
Animal Science / Management qualification at Level 6 or above or equivalent
Teaching qualification – or the willingness to work towards.
Minimum Grade C/4 in GCSE Maths and English.
Experience and confidence in working with a range of animals; small, domestic, farm and exotic.
Some supervisory / management experience.
Extensive and in-depth knowledge of the animal care industry
Good practical skills in animal husbandry tasks.
Driving licence What’s on offer?
Becoming part of the Teachers’ Pension Scheme
35 days holiday plus bank holidays (pro rata for part-time staff)
Free on-site car parking
Optional health cash plan
Free use of the on-site gym
Career development opportunities
On-site accommodation may be available at a reduced rent
Reduced on-site horse livery rate – subject to suitability
And many more…
So how about it? If this sounds like a great fit for you, hit the apply link and send us an updated copy of your CV. One of our experienced consultants will reach out to you ASAP and take it from there. The college will move quickly for the right applicant, and they have a simple and concise interview process.
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