Instructor – Sparsholt

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Instructor – Animal Health and Welfare Research Centre (AHWRC)

£21,165 - £24,513 per annum (dependent upon qualifications and experience)

The AHWRC is a leading practical teaching facility that houses a large range of both domestic and exotic animal species.

The post holder will teach and assess animal husbandry to groups of students across various animal sections of the AHWRC. Sections you will be working on are cats & dogs, Small domestic mammals, zoo mammals, birds, paddock animals & herptiles. You will be expected to deliver exceptional practical teaching using a range of animal taxa as well as contributing to the daily husbandry of the section you are working on. There will also be opportunity to specialise on sections if desirable.

This is an exciting opportunity to develop your cross taxa animal husbandry skills and educate the next generation of animal careers. As an instructor you will also have input into species collection planning, enclosure design and animal husbandry.

Candidates should be educated to at least level 3 in a relevant qualification e.g. Animal Management. Candidates should be able to demonstrate significant professional experience working with a range of animals as well as a real passion and enthusiasm for animals and helping all learners to reach their maximum potential.

The post holder will hold an appropriate teaching qualification or be willing to attain one. The ideal candidate will have a passion for teaching and experience with working in an educational setting with children that have EHCP’s and additional needs.

This post is to be based at the Sparsholt campus so the ability to drive is also desirable.

Closing Date: 31 August 2023

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should sufficient applications be received.

College Benefits

  • Eligibility to join the Local Government Pension Scheme (a defined benefit pension scheme)
  • Death Benefit grant of 3 x salary if in the pension scheme
  • Free on-site parking
  • Occupational Sick Pay Scheme
  • Occupational Maternity Pay Scheme
  • Flexible Working Policy
  • Access to an employee assistance scheme
  • On-site gym at the Sparsholt campus
  • Gym classes at the Sparsholt campus
  • Facility to purchase Sparsholt produce including: plants, fruit & vegetables, fish and game
  • Access to discounted hair treatments at the Andover campus
  • Ability to access a range of CPD events and support with undertaking professional qualifications
  • Various food outlets and eateries offering good value food and drink at competitive prices

Application packs are available from:

01962 797309

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