HARTPURY UNIVERSITY

Lecturer in Agriculture (Further Education)

Location
Gloucestershire (GB)
Salary
£21,743 - £37,627 per annum
Posted
Jan 08, 2020
End of advertisement period
Jan 21, 2020
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Hartpury College of Further Education is an Ofsted Outstanding (2018) college, with an A level pass rate of 99.2%. We are the highest achieving land-based college in the UK (DfE 2017/18) and we are also rated Ofsted Outstanding (2019) for our residential provision.

You will be an outstanding Agricultural Lecturer who is a specialist in the area of Crop Production, Plant & Soil Science. You will be highly motivated, student focused and have strong interpersonal skills. You will be expected to deliver exceptional teaching which will assist students to achieve excellent results within an exam based qualification. You will be able to inspire students to appreciate and enjoy all aspects of agriculture, instilling in them a passion for the subject and a desire to develop their understanding. You will also deliver BTEC£ units at level 2 & 3, as well as being a course tutor for a group of students.

You will hold or be required to work towards a teaching qualification. You will also be a strong team player, have excellent administration skills and demonstrate a willingness to engage with external partners and industry. Ideally you will possess an appropriate degree and be able to demonstrate a range of practical skills. Experience of delivering Agriculture within the Further Education sector is desirable.

Excellent opportunities for career development are available as part of this role, including involvement with our commercial farm.

We offer excellent benefits including a comprehensive continuous professional development programme, 35 days annual leave entitlement plus bank holidays, Wellbeing events, onsite fitness facilities, free onsite parking and lots more.

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 Service 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 21st January 2020

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