Assistant Yard Supervisor Post Ref: EQ46

Post Title: Assistant Yard Supervisor

Post Reference: EQ46

Hours: 39 per week worked between Monday-Sunday on a rota basis.

This role would be considered as a job share.

Salary: £8,337 – £15,438 per annum, which complies with National Minimum Wage / National Living Wage according to age

Job Purpose: To supervise and teach students and commercial clients and assist the Yard Manager and Assistant Yard Manager in running the yard

Vision: The College is seeking an Assistant Yard Supervisor who is able to work flexibly according to course and yard requirements. The successful candidate will possess relevant vocational experience and qualifications in equestrian industry.  The ability to deliver high quality teaching sessions in practical and classroom situations is essential.

Further detail:

A flexible and positive attitude is required alongside the ability to challenge and motivate students. The role promises a varied and interesting workload. The role would suit someone who is working in industry and is now seeking a new challenge. This post holder will have the opportunity to train for further professional BHS exams

Status: Fixed Term for one year (to be assessed at the end of a year)

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Tamzen Hannam on 01305 215156 during normal working hours.


EQ46 Assistant Yard Supervisor

The Closing Date for Applications: Friday 6th April at 9:00am

 Proposed Interview Date: Week Commencing 16th April 2018

To Apply:

Please return the completed Application Form by email to 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.

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For further details on application forms or the recruitment process, please go to our website Alternatively, please contact the HR department by emailing

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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