This post is fixed term covering maternity leave until May 2022 or the return of the substantive post holder, whichever is the earliest.

Salary: £20,783 – £22,035 per annum (actual salary for 30 hours per week) (Unqualified)

£24,073 – £27,089 per annum (actual salary for 30 hours per week) (Qualified)

Location: Wakefield City Campus

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Lecturer in Animal Care and Management to join our pro-active and dynamic Animal Care team who all share a real passion for animal welfare.

Our Animal Care curriculum area offers a range of courses from Level 1 to Level 5 and has an animal collection consisting of small mammals, reptiles, and other species.

We challenge all our students to realise their full potential and aim to provide high levels of personal support to ensure their success.

This is a maternity cover post in our Horticulture and Animal Care Department. You will be required to assist with the development of and deliver and assess Animal Care and Management programmes from Level 2 to Level 3, enabling learners to progress internally to our HND in Animal Management or to other external providers.

You will have significant experience of delivering within FE and have experience of the quality assurance processes associated with the delivery and assessment of programmes at Level 2 and 3.

This is an exciting time to join our Animal Care department, having recently relocated to new, purpose – built facilities in the heart of the College. This relocation has enabled the Animal Care area to grow and develop the curriculum and expand our animal collection.

As a Lecturer in Animal Care and Management, you should:

  • Hold a relevant degree within this subject area or be a registered qualified Veterinary Nurse
  • Have GCSE A*- C / 9 – 4 in Maths and English qualifications or Level 2 equivalent
  • Have experience of working within the animal care / management / conservation industry

You should also be able to demonstrate:

  • Experience of working with 16-18 year olds in a teaching capacity
  • Experience of teaching a range of Animal Care and Management courses
  • A track record of good success rates in teaching and learning

See what we have to offer and come and join us…

Benefits include:

  • Generous Annual Leave (37 days annual leave (pro rata) + bank holidays + 5 College closure days)
  • Personal and Professional Development opportunities, including a comprehensive induction and teacher development programme
  • Discounted Metro Card Scheme
  • Good Pension Scheme
  • Access to Employee Assistance Programme
  • Reduced price personal gym membership
  • Access to a wide range of high street discounts (retail, supermarkets, and restaurants)

Closing date: 11.00am on Thursday 2 September 2021

Interview date: Friday 10 September 2021

For further details, please refer to the job description and person specification above.

Transforming lives through learning …

… by enabling young people, adults and employers to fulfil their potential.

Wakefield College is committed to safeguarding the welfare of all students and this post will be subject to Enhanced Disclosure from the DBS.

We aim to develop a workforce that reflects the diverse community we serve and positively encourage applications from all.


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