Instructor, Animal Management

Location
Plumpton, Lewes BN7 3AE / Netherfield, Nr, Battle TN33 9QB
Salary
£20,397 to 24,583
Posted
09 Jul 2019
Closes
26 Jul 2019
Function
Training
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

We are looking to recruit a professional and ambitious Instructor in Animal Management to form an integral part of our Animal Management team. Our established and wide ranging collection of exotic, small and large animal species is the hub of the College’s thriving animal management provision with students on courses ranging from Level 1 to BSc (Hons). The Animal Management Instructor will adopt innovative approaches to developing our animal management centre and enhancing our students’ learning experience.

The ideal candidate will have experience of showcasing animals and educating the public. With extensive experience of animal welfare and husbandry, they will hold an animal care qualification. They will also need to be organised, hardworking and a confident team player who is adaptable and happy to take initiative. This role requires a willingness to undertake some weekend and bank holiday working.   

With over 3,000 students, excellent resources and a drive for continuous improvement, Plumpton College is actively seeking staff who want to make a difference and be part of this exciting phase of our development. At Plumpton College we are Ambitious & Progressive, Enterprising, Professional, Supportive and Passionate about everything we do – if you share these values and would like to be part of our growing team then we’d like to hear from you.

As well as a competitive salary, you can also look forward to a great range of benefits including 26 days holiday plus bank holidays (as well as up to 5 efficiency closure days at Christmas), membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme and free on-site parking.

To apply please complete an application form and an equality and diversity monitoring form and return them to recruitment@plumpton.ac.uk or send it to: HR Department, Plumpton College, Ditchling Road, Plumpton, East Sussex, BN7 3AE. Tel: 01273 890454.

For further information about the role including job description and application form please visit the vacancies section of our website www.plumpton.ac.uk.

Closing date for applications: Friday 26th July 2019 at 9.00am

Interviews will be held: w/c 5th August

We reserve the right to call candidates to interview or withdraw this vacancy at any time if there is a good level of response. Therefore, we recommend you submit your application as early as possible.

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