Thursday, August 7, 2008

Assistant to the Animal Collections Manager - Berkshire College of Agriculture

Assistant to the Animal Collections Manager
Berkshire College of Agriculture

Job Details

The completion of a new purpose-built Animal Management Centre and expansion of the species collection provides an excellent resource to support the education and training of learners on Further and Higher Education programmes. The Animal Collection supports an excellent range of species to meet varied needs, adding to the learning experience by providing the opportunity to work with large and small animals, reptiles, birds and aquatic species.

Reporting to the Animal Collections Manager, you will be responsible for delivering a planned programme of learning in all aspects of animal husbandry, training and assessing staff and students in the day-to-day maintenance of the Animal Collection Resource and ensuring high standards of animal welfare are consistently met.

This is an exciting opportunity for you to further develop your career in a unique educational environment. You will need relevant experience and appropriate qualifications to at least NVQ level 4, as well as assessor/verifier awards or a commitment to acquire these within a defined timescale.

An effective communicator and natural motivator, you must be capable of working on your own initiative to the highest standards, leading a team of staff and enabling learners achieve their aspirations.

How to Apply
To apply for this vacancy, please download ( and print the application form. Once complete, send to: HR Department, Berkshire College of Agriculture, Hall Place, Burchetts Green, Maidenhead, Berkshire, SL6 6QR or email or alternatively contact the HR Department on 01628 827509 (24 hr answerphone).

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