Friday, May 25, 2018

HE Zoo Biology and Applied Animal Science

HE Zoo Biology and Applied Animal Science   


Lecturer – HE Zoo Biology and Applied Animal Science  
£20,950 - £32,241 pro rata (depending on qualifications)
Full-time or part-time considered

The college is looking to appoint an HE lecturer and tutor in Zoo Biology and Applied Animal Science. The successful candidate will be part of a team ensuring the quality of Sparsholt‘s Higher Education Zoo and Animal Management provision and will teach on a range of courses which may include animal management, zoo biology, and animal behaviour. The role will involve lecturing, practical instruction, demonstration, and other appropriate work relating to students’ learning programmes. The post holder should be qualified to at least Level 6 with post graduate qualifications in a relevant subject desirable.  Significant work experience in the zoo or animal industry and an enthusiasm for working with animals is essential. The post holder should also possess, or be willing to work towards, an appropriate teaching qualification.

This post will be based at the Sparsholt Campus.

Closing Date:  11 June 2018

College Benefits:

·        Eligibility to join the Teachers’ Pension Scheme (a defined benefit pension scheme)
·        Death benefit grant of 3 X salary if in the pension scheme
·        Free on- site parking
·        Car Care Scheme
·        Occupational Sick Pay Scheme
·        Occupational Maternity Pay Scheme
·        Holiday entitlement of 42 days plus bank holidays
·        Access to an Employee Assistance Scheme
·        On-site gym at the Sparsholt campus (membership £100 per year)
·        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 the HR Department
24 hour recruitment line: 01962 797438

Peter Dickinson
Independent International Zoo Consultant

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