Friday, February 9, 2018

Instructor – Estate Skills


Instructor – Estate Skills
Full or Part-time and Job Share applications considered
£18,840 - £22,508 pro rata (depending on qualifications)

The College is seeking a highly motivated person to deliver estate skills to a range of Animal Management students, as well as lead construction/landscaping projects such as animal enclosures at the Animal Management Centre (AMC). The post holder will also have responsibility for a workshop and contribute to the upkeep and maintenance of existing AMC grounds, equipment and structures.

We welcome applicants who have general construction, fencing and/or landscaping skills and background, have some instructing or supervising experience, hold or be willing to attain a recognised teaching qualification, which can be provided in-house, and have a passion for working with young people. A qualification in a relevant subject at National Diploma level or higher is desirable.

Whilst the position is full-time, we would welcome job share applicants and would also consider applicants who wished to work on a substantial part-time basis.  Please outline in your application if you are applying on a part-time or job share basis and if so how many hours you wish to work.

This post is to be based at the Sparsholt campus.

Closing Date: 26 February 2018

College Benefits:
·        Eligibility to join the Local Government Pension Scheme (a defined benefit pension scheme)
·        Death Benefit grant of 3x salary if in the pension scheme
·        Free on-site parking
·        Car Share Scheme
·        Occupational Sick Pay Scheme
·        Occupational Maternity Pay Scheme
·        Flexible Working Policy
·        Holiday entitlement of 23 days (rising to 25 days after 5 years’ service) plus Public and Bank Holidays along with college closure days at Xmas.
·        On-site gym at the Sparsholt campus (membership £100 per annum)
·        You Make the Difference Staff nomination scheme
·        Facility to purchase Sparsholt produce including: plants, flowers, fruit & vegetables, fish, venison and turkey.
·        Access to discounted hair and beauty treatments at the Andover campus
·        Discounted admission to Marwell Zoo
·        Ability to access a range of CPD events and support with undertaking professional qualifications
·        Various food outlets and eateries offering good value food and drink at competitive prices

There is a nursery on the Sparsholt campus operated by a commercial provider

Application packs are available from:
24 hour recruitment line: 01962 797438

Peter Dickinson
Independent International Zoo Consultant

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