Thursday, June 10, 2010

Technical Instructor, Animal Management

Technical Instructor, Animal Management

Hadlow College is Kent's premier land-based college and one of the top three such colleges in the United Kingdom. This role is based in Canterbury.

We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic and motivated Technical Instructor to work with our Animal Management team, providing support and technical assistance to our teaching staff at our satellite centre in Canterbury. You will be required to give practical demonstrations and technical instruction in varying aspects of animal care to our students. The successful candidate will work as part of a small team responsible for the care of the College animals and help to develop the collection under guidance from the Animal Curator.

The ability to communicate effectively is essential for this role along with at least two years relevant practical experience in a range of animal care activities. Candidates will need the ability to work well as part of a team, and qualifications A1/A2 (D32/D33) would also be an advantage, as would teaching and demonstrating experience.

This is a part time post working 18.5 hours per week, 5 days a day, Monday to Friday. There may be a need for the post holder to work occasional weekends and bank holidays.

£16,849 to £19,130 per annum (PRO-RATA)

The successful candidate will also need to be flexible, as the part-time hours may include travelling to our satellite centre at Mottingham and our main site in Hadlow.

As well as contributory pension scheme, sponsorship for further vocational & teacher training and free car parking, this post also attracts 25 days (pro-rata) holiday each year (excluding bank holidays).

The successful candidate will be required to undertake an Enhanced Criminal Records Bureau Check (CRB) and provide proof of their right to work in the UK.

The job description and application form can be downloaded from our website,  Alternatively, you can request an application pack by emailing  or telephoning 01732 850551.

The closing date for applications is 25 June 2010.

Interviews will take place on 19 July 2010.

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