0.6 Lecturer in Animal Welfare and Science- Maternity Cover Post Ref: AC60

Post Title: 0.6 Lecturer in Animal Welfare and Science- Maternity Cover

Post Reference: AC60

Hours: 0.6 fractional – 22.2 hours per week

Salary: £6,045.30-£7,636.50 per annum pro rata (£20,151 – £25,455 per annum) which equates to academic salary scale points L6b – L9c depending upon skills and experience.

*please note this salary is based on a six month contract

Job Purpose: To teach and assess on FE and HE Level courses across the Animal Management curriculum whilst maintaining and achieving high standards. To provide general support and cover for the development of further Animal Management provision.


The College is looking for an enthusiastic and self-motivated animal management lecturer with the ability to deliver high quality, inspiring lectures and practical teaching sessions suitable for the sector in the 21st Century. This is an exciting opportunity for the right person to help shape the future of animal management education. Set within a 300 hectare rural estate, the College has access to a wide range of resources and animals; facilities which offer exciting opportunities for curriculum innovation and development. The successful applicant will have at least a Level 3 Animal Management qualification, strong practical experience of working in the industry as well as being able to demonstrate excellent administrative and organisational abilities to deliver engaging sessions to a range of student groups.

Status: Fixed Term Maternity Cover until 31st March 2018 or until the return of the post holder whichever is the earlier.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Sarah Hassall on 01305 215210 during normal working hours.



 The Closing Date for Applications is: Tuesday 26th September at 9:00am

 Proposed Interview Date: Friday 13th October 2017

To Apply:

Please return the completed Application Form by email to recruitment@kmc.ac.uk or by post to: HR Department, Kingston Maurward College, Dorchester, Dorset, DT2 8PY.

 Applicants for this position must complete a college employment application form. CVs will not be accepted.

 Please add recruitment@kmc.ac.uk to your list of safe senders to ensure that any correspondence from us does not go directly into your spam folder.

 For further details on application forms or the recruitment process, please go to our website www.kmc.ac.uk. Alternatively, please contact the HR department by emailing recruitment@kmc.ac.uk.

 You will be asked to provide evidence of all the qualifications listed on your application form at interview.

 Kingston Maurward College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

 The College welcomes applications from people with a disability and will offer interviews to all those who are able to reasonably fulfil the criteria outlined in this Job Description. If applicants with a disability shortlisted for interview require any assistance in attending please contact the College’s Human Resources Manager in order that alternative arrangements are made.

Kingston Maurward College reserves the right to close this position before the published closing date, should the need occur. We therefore advise that you complete and submit your application as soon as possible.

 Following receipt of completed application forms, if you have not heard from the College within 2 weeks of the closing date regrettably you will not have been short listed on this occasion. All short listed applicants will be contacted within 2 weeks of the closing date or no later than 3 days prior to the interview date (where an interview date is specified).

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