Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Animal Centre Team Leader/Supervisor

Animal Centre Team Leader/Supervisor
Full time, Permanent
Rodbaston campus
£15,729 per annum
Job ref:  HR1617-94

South Staffordshire College are looking to appoint a Team Leader/Supervisor for it’s successful onsite Animal Centre.

The primary purpose of the Team Leader/Supervisor is to support the Animal Centre Manager and Deputy Animal Centre Manager in the day to day operations of the Animal Centre.

Duties include assisting in the supervision, motivation and development of staff and volunteers to address learning and development needs and promote a positive working environment, educating the public through talks and demonstrations about our animals, monitoring health issues and liaise with Vets and overseeing the Animal Centre Enrichment programme.

You will be an excellent record keeper and have a minimum of 3 years experience in a mainstream zoo collection with previous supervisory experience.  You will also have experience of a variety of animal species and a higher level qualification in a related animal management subject or equivalent vocational experience.

We are looking for someone with a strong passion for conservation and education, with a positive and can-do attitude.

Closing date:  Wednesday 2 August 2017

For an application pack please email your details quoting the post reference number to: recruitment@southstaffs.ac.uk or go to http://www.southstaffs.ac.uk/about-us/college-vacancies/ to download an application form and job description.

South Staffordshire College is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applicants from all sections of the community.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young adults and expect all staff to share this commitment.

This position is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure check under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, medical clearance and satisfactory references.

Please be aware successful applicants will be expected to fund their own DBS check, which is currently at £44

Peter Dickinson
Independent International Zoo Consultant

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