AG63 – Lecturers in Agriculture

Hours: Up to 2.6 fraction available (96.2 hours per week) worked over Monday – Friday with flexibility to meet the business needs. This could comprise of 2 x 37 hour per week and 1 x 22.2 hours per week vacancies – Please clearly identify whether you are seeking part time or full time hours on your application form and give an indication of the number of hours you are interested in.

Salary: £20,760 – £26,224 per annum, pro rata, which is point L4b – L9c on the Academic Staff Salary Scale. ERA available for specialism teaching

Job Purpose: To teach and assess across the Agriculture curriculum.  To provide specific support for the development of Agricultural provision. This role may include Higher Education teaching and course management responsibilities dependent on experience.

Vision: For this role, we are looking enthusiastic and self-motivated agriculture lecturers with the ability to deliver high quality, inspiring lectures and practical teaching sessions at Levels 1-4. Much of this teaching will take place on the College’s own 280ha commercially run mixed farm. Teaching will cover a range of agriculture units, arable and machinery in particular. A flexible and positive attitude is required alongside the ability to challenge and motivate students. The role promises a varied and interesting workload. The successful applicant will have plenty of vocational experience as well as being able to demonstrate excellent communication, administrative and organisational abilities in order to perform the role successfully.  The role would suit someone who has worked in industry and is now seeking a new challenge.  Teaching qualifications and an agricultural (or similar) qualification at degree level are both desirable.

Status: Permanent

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Mark Hymas on 01305 215108 during normal working hours.

AG63 – Lecturers in Agriculture – Job Description

KMS 600 Appendix F – College Application Form

The Closing Date for Applications:           Tuesday 6 August 2019 at 9:00am

 Proposed Interview Date:                            Tuesday 13 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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