AG62 – Agriculture Instructor / Technician

Hours: 22.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday with flexibility to meet business needs

Salary: In the range of £10,629.73 – £12,642.32 per annum (£17,480 – £20,760 per annum pro rata) which is point L1A – L4A on the Instructor salary scales.  Depending on qualifications and experience

Job Purpose: To support the day-to-day running of the Agriculture resources.  Carry out general technician duties, including maintenance of machinery and providing support for lecturing staff within the Agriculture.  Organise the servicing, repair and maintenance of all College vehicles and transport equipment (e.g. trailers) within the department. Supervising students and to deliver appropriate elements of the Agriculture courses.

Vision: For this role, we are looking for a dedicated enthusiastic and self-motivated person who has experience of working with Agricultural Machinery and is able to perform day to day technician duties for the Agricultural Departments machinery resources.

The ideal candidate will be confident within the Agricultural  industry with the ability to deliver high quality, inspiring practical and theory teaching sessions suitable for the sector in the 21st century and to supervise students to ensure health and safety is maintained.  This is an exciting opportunity for the right person to help shape the future of the Agriculture within the College.

Status: Permanent

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact John Lockett on 01305 215223 during normal working hours.

AG62 – Agriculture Instructor / Technician – Job Description

KMS 600 Appendix F – College Application Form

The Closing Date for Applications:           Thursday 1 August 2019 at 9:00am

Proposed Interview Date:                            Monday 12 August 2019

To Apply:

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

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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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