An exciting opportunity for a talented and highly motivated Agriculture Lecturer to join our Agriculture Department on a full-time, permanent basis. The successful candidate will have the ability to motivate and inspire diverse groups of young people to achieve their full potential.
This role will teach our Level 1 & 2 Agricultural Students, with the potential to grow links with local schools.
We are looking for someone with the relevant professional qualification and/or has industry experience. Previous teaching knowledge in a classroom setting is highly desirable, however, we also offer Teacher Training.
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 learner-focused role.
Oaklands is a popular and expanding FE college with a strong land-based agriculture heritage, just our lambing weekend alone attracts thousands of visitors and is a great hands on experience for our Agriculture students. We have an excellent record of academic and pastoral achievement and pride ourselves in creating a caring and respectful ethos where every student is important.
WHY CHOOSE US:
Oaklands College is a progressive, student-centred College supporting the vibrant community at through a broad, relevant and innovative portfolio of education and training.
Oaklands is a Further Education College based in St Albans and Welwyn Garden City – both campuses are well connected to public transport and motorways. A new campus in Borehamwood will soon be opening in September.
St Albans Campus is home to award winning facilities set within acres of wide open countryside. Discovery Centre and Sports Zone secured recognition from the Royal Institute of British Architects, a body that aims to recognise buildings that set the standard for great architecture in the UK.
At Welwyn Garden City, our Learning Resource Centre provides students with a modern, spacious environment, ideal for research and studying. We have a new STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) Centre housing the very latest cyber technology and bespoke science laboratories giving our students the best possible start for a career in the STEM sector.
Culturally, we have regular feedback sessions for employees called Staff Voice that are held with the Principal and key Senior Managers and offers the opportunity for employees to discuss day to day issues around the college and provides them with insights into future plans for the college.
We hold an Investors in People Award and pride ourselves on our strong ethos of inclusion and diversity. Our college community offers opportunities to become a meaningful part of the wider community through enrichment and extra-curricular activities.
WHAT WE OFFER:
• Competitive Salary
• Generous holiday allowance.
• Automatic entry into the Teachers’ Pension Scheme.
• Free onsite parking.
• Subsidised onsite restaurant.
• A cycle scheme and discounted gym membership.
THE RIGHT CANDIDATE WILL HAVE:
• High standards of communication and interpersonal skills.
• The ability to work as a team.
• The ability to work towards deadlines.
• Highly motivated and enthusiastic.
• Excellent attendance and punctuality.
Oaklands College 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.