Lecturer in Horseracing and Horseracing Liaison

Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Tuesday, 12 May 2020
Sunday, 31 May 2020
Full Time

Lecturer in Horseracing and Horseracing Liaison

£28,954 - £37,698 per annum (Lecturer Salary Band)
£36,545 - £43,789 per annum (Senior Lecturer Salary Band)(Depending on experience and qualifications)
37 hours per week

About Us

Hartpury University and Hartpury College are among the UK’s leading specialist education providers in agriculture, animal, equine, sport and veterinary nursing. Located in Gloucestershire, Hartpury University and Hartpury College of Further Education sit side-by-side on a beautiful 360-hectare campus. We provide world-class facilities to almost 4,000 university and college-level students studying undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, A-levels and diplomas, as well as undertaking industry research. The University holds Teaching Excellence Framework Gold and has 98% graduate employability, whilst the College is rated Ofsted Outstanding in all areas. A passionate and innovative business culture and exceptional support networks make Hartpury an ideal career choice.

About the Role

  • You will be part of an enthusiastic team who are passionate about the development and delivery of our equine programmes to the highest standards.
  • You will deliver across and support the BA (Hons) International Horse Racing Business and the BSc (Hons) Racehorse Performance and Rehabilitation programmes at undergraduate level.
  • The role will entail lecturing and module leadership, year tutorship, and placement supervision in a variety of equine-related subject areas.  The role could also include Programme Management.
  • You will continue to support and develop placements, visits, trips, guest lectures and international lecture tours.

About You

  • You will have worked in the racing industry for a number of years, ideally both within the UK and internationally.
  • You will be able to utilise your connections from the racing industry to the benefit of the student experience. 
  • You will be good at developing and maintaining professional relationships, organisation and management and be able to coordinate activities both within and external to Hartpury. 
  • You will be required to lecture and module lead, and ideally have teaching experience (training is available).  The ideal candidate will hold a degree and potentially a postgraduate qualification, although candidates with significant industry experience are welcomed.

What we Offer

  • Wellbeing events and Employee Assistance Programme
  • Teachers’ pension scheme
  • Employee discounts scheme
  • Support for continuous professional development
  • 35 days annual leave entitlement plus bank holidays

For an informal discussion please contact Catherine Porter (Head of Department Equine) 01452 702179 or email Catherine.porter@hartpury.ac.uk

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment.  All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring checks along with other relevant employment checks. 

Visit our website www.hartpury.ac.uk to see full details and to apply online or telephone (01452) 702135 to request documents by post. 

The closing date for receipt of applications is 31st May 2020

Hartpury values a diverse workforce and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.