We are looking for an inspiring and dedicated Animal Care Lecturer to continue the excellent work for which the Animal and Landbased Industries department have become so well renowned.
The successful candidate will have strong organisational skills and can teach across all Animal Management specialisms from BTec Level 1 to Level 4, including units on Biology, Health, IVA and Nutrition.
Experience of working and teaching in a Further Education establishment would be advantageous.
Oaklands College is proud of the exceptional reputation of the Animal Care Department and boasts of a highly motivated team. The right person for this role will have an engaging approach to teaching and a real passion for animals.
This is a permanent part time role, approximately 18 hours per week.
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.
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.