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Agriculture Instructor - Technician and Lecturer

Employer
Abingdon & Witney College
Location
Oxfordshire Abingdon, Common Leys Farm Campus
Salary
Competitive salary
Closing date
18 Apr 2024

Agriculture Instructor/Technician and Lecturer
Employer: Abingdon & Witney College
Location: Oxfordshire Abingdon, Common Leys Farm Campus
Salary: Various hours available including full time and hourly paid options, upto 52 weeks per annum

Closing Date: 18 April 2024

No candidate will meet every single desired qualification / criteria. If your experience looks a little different from what we've identified and you think you can bring value to the role, we'd love to learn more about you!

We are recruiting for a well organised agriculture instructor/technician and lecturer to join the farm team at Common Leys Farm campus. This is an exciting post, giving the successful applicant the opportunity to work within the agriculture department providing a high standard of animal husbandry for a range of farm livestock whilst also supporting students to develop a high level of employability skills. 

You will be working with a wide range of livestock on our farm, including sheep, pigs, cattle and poultry. You should be qualified to a minimum of level 3 in a recognised agriculture subject and have recent experience of working on farm or in a college environment. You must enjoy working with young people and be confident working with and supervising students in a wide variety of routine duties and practical animal husbandry tasks. You should also be able to help staff and students in wider farm maintenance activities including fencing and tractor driving.

The role is part time and includes working weekends and bank holidays in a rota system with the farm staff. You would be part of a dedicated, flexible team of lecturers, instructors, technicians, and support staff based at the farm.

In return, Abingdon & Witney College offer excellent benefits to our employees including generous pension and holiday schemes (with potential Christmas closure days), continued professional development, flexible working options, corporate gym membership, cycle/tech scheme and much more.

No candidate will meet every single desired qualification / criteria. If your experience looks a little different from what we've identified and you think you can bring value to the role, we'd love to learn more about you!

Closing date: 18th April 2024

*Abingdon and Witney College reserve the right to close all applications before posted closing date

AWC values diversity and encourages applications from all sections of the community. We are committed to safeguarding and expect all our employees and volunteers to share this commitment. We are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and all appointments are subject to satisfactory clearances including enhanced DBS checks.

Abingdon and Witney College are committed to safer recruitment practices. In addition to our pre-employment checks, we will conduct an online search. This includes checking Google main results feed as well as the ‘News’ and ‘Images’ tab.  We will be checking for any publicly available information that suggests the applicant may not be suitable to work with children or young/vulnerable people or content that could potentially damage Abingdon and Witney College’s reputation. This may include inappropriate posts, comments or images displaying evidence of offensive or inappropriate behaviour, jokes or language, discriminatory comments, inappropriate photos, drug or alcohol misuse. 

In order to apply, please go to our Abingdon and Witney College website where you will be able to complete our online application form: https://ce0563li.webitrent.com/ce0563li_webrecruitment/wrd/run/etrec179gf.open?WVID=3065592mNs&LANG=USA&VACANCY_ID=2441943EWM

Please note, we are unable to accept applications through Indeed, you must apply through our online recruitment system.

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