Friday, January 16, 2015

Keeper/Instructor in Aquatics

Keeper/Instructor in Aquatics

Reaseheath College

Status: Fixed term for 1 year, 37 hours per week (1 FTE) 
Salary: £18,022 - £20,040 per annum, pro rata (A21-A24)

Our £4 million Animal Management Centre opened in 2010 and offers world class facilities including rooms for reptiles, amphibians and fish, a mammal hose, teaching and meeting rooms and an impressive entrance to the college’s zoo. We have 40 specialist staff over 800 students and more than 1000 animals of around 200 species.

Due to Reaseheath College’s continued expansion an exciting opportunity has arisen for a Keeper/Instructor in Aquatics to join our hard working and dynamic Keeper/Instructor team.
You will have at least 3 years’ experience within the aquatics industry including working with large life support systems. A wider range of knowledge covering reptiles, amphibians, mammals and birds would be beneficial. The successful applicant will possess a vocational qualification in Animal Management or Equivalent discipline at Level 3 or above and a wide ranging experience of animal husbandry in both domestic and zoo animals.

The role will include supervising students, conducting radical sessions, doing assessments and ensuring relevant paperwork is completed on time and supporting lecturing staff in providing a high quality, effective.

Weekend work and bank holiday work will be necessary as required.

For further details please visit our website to download the job description and person specification.

Please note this role constitutes ‘regulated activity’ as defined by the Protection of Freedom Act 2012. The successful candidate will therefore be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check with barred list information prior to starting employment. This will be paid for by the College.

How to Apply:
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Closing Date:  Monday 19th January 2015

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