Wednesday, May 23, 2018

HE Lecturer / course manager in animal science - Zoo specialism

HE Lecturer / course manager in animal science - Zoo specialism

Reaseheath College

Status: Permanent

Hours: Full time, 37 hrs per week

Salary: GBP 24,832 - GBP 34,236 per annum (L6 - L14)

Due to the continuing popularity & growth of our zoo management programmes, we are seeking an enthusiastic and motivated individual to join our team of teaching staff who are genuinely passionate about their subject and about supporting every student to reach their full potential. The successful candidate should expect to deliver across a range of animal science subjects, but we would be particularly interested in applicants with experience of the zoo industry.

The successful candidate will hold a higher degree (minimum of Level 7) in biological sciences or related discipline, and ideally have prior teaching experience within the Higher Education sector. In addition, they will have completed, or be working towards completing, a nationally recognised teaching qualification and accreditation with the Higher Education Academy. Formal training will be provided to any successful candidate that does not possess a teaching qualification. The role will include the administration for your modules and delivery of formal lectures, practicals, tutorials and seminars, in addition to undertaking final year honours project supervision. You will also be required to implement quality assurance processes and develop new curriculum content that keeps us at the forefront of this evolving discipline.

Reaseheath College's state-of-the-art Zoo and Animal Centre have won national recognition for excellence - as have our courses that deliver the very best animal science education. Following a sustained programme of investment in our facilities we boast a fantastic range of species & facilities which regularly attract local, national and international recognition. Additionally, Reaseheath College has recently been awarded University Centre status, which is reflected in the growth of delivery and specialist land-based provision working alongside our partner institution, the University of Chester.

Applications are welcomed from passionate and enthusiastic individuals committed to providing our learners with a high quality experience. You will be able to utilise your knowledge and experience of the discipline in providing a wealth of learning opportunities for our undergraduate students. Good team working and communication skills are key attributes within this dynamic team.   

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

Closing date for applications is: 10th Jun 2018

For further information and to apply please visit HERE

Peter Dickinson
Independent International Zoo Consultant

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