Animal Management Lecturer
(Full time, Permanent, Part-time hours will be considered)
We are an ambitious, forward looking college with high aspirations for our learners. We are now seeking to appoint an Animal Management Lecturer and Course Manager to join our busy, thriving and highly dedicated, committed Department.
The successful applicant will have the ability to deliver a range of practical and theoretical disciplines with particular skills in animal science e.g. breeding and genetics, biology, anatomy and physiology. We also have a unique opportunity to deliver teaching in business/enterprise management and boarding establishments (either rescue or commercial or both) within the animal industry. This post/s includes teaching both L2 and L3 learners so it is essential for candidates to be creative and inclusive as you will be delivering to a broad range of learners. As such we are looking for a highly motivated, enthusiastic and versatile lecturer with a proven track record at FE level.
Responsibilities will include level 3 course leadership, student recruitment, quality assurance, progress tracking, planning, teaching and assessing students. You will hold a degree in a relevant subject area; experience of teaching in a classroom setting is desirable. We are looking for an adaptable, resourceful excellent communicator, who will be able to work as part of a team and have strong IT skills.
This is a full time position however we would be happy to consider part-time applications.
BCA is a popular and expanding FE college with a strong land-based heritage inclusive of a licensed BIAZA accredited zoo and an excellent Animal Education Centre. We have an outstanding record of academic and pastoral achievement and pride ourselves in creating a caring and respectful ethos where every student is important. If you have excellent organisational skills, can prioritise your workload and are an active listener who encourages development and champions achievement, you’ll thrive in this role.
How to Apply
To apply for this exciting role, please read the attached job description and complete the application form which can be downloaded from FE Jobs or found under ‘How to Apply’ on the Careers page of our website. Completed application forms can be uploaded directly by selecting ‘Apply Now’ or emailed to the HR Department. For any queries please contact the HR Team who will be happy to help you.
Closing date: Sunday 7th November 2021
Interview Date: To be confirmed
Reasons to join us
- Generous holiday entitlement & pension scheme
- A wide range of learning & career opportunities
- Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
- Tax free childcare, cycle to work and local business employee corporate discount schemes
- Free onsite parking
- Various health & wellbeing benefits (including free use of the College Gym)
Commitment to Safeguarding
BCA is committed to equal opportunities for all whilst safeguarding and promoting the welfare of students; all posts are subject to enhanced DBS checks.
BCA (Berkshire College of Agriculture) is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.