Lecturer in Agriculture (0.4 – 0.8 fractional appointment available) Post Ref: AG60

Post Title: Lecturer in Agriculture (0.4 – 0.8 fractional appointment available)

Post Reference: AG60

Hours: 0.4 – 0.8 fractional appointment available * – 14.8 – 29.6 hours per week

*this role would be considered as a job share – please state on your application form what hours / fraction you would be interested in and what level (Level 1 – Level 4) of teaching experience you have.

Salary: At a range of £20,453 – £25,837 pro rata which are Point 4B – 9C on the Academic Staff Salary Scale dependent on qualifications and experience (this FTE would be adjusted dependent on hours and pay scale appointed to)

Job Purpose: To teach and assess agriculture and other land-based units on a range of courses at Level 1 to Level 4.

Vision: Do you have the passion and enthusiasm to inspire your students? Do you want to make a difference to students’ lives?  Could you teach and assess land-based units from Level 1-4 across a range of Agricultural disciplines?

If so, Kingston Maurward needs to hear from you!

If you are an enthusiastic and self-motivated Agriculture Lecturer or Course Manager with the ability to deliver high quality, inspiring lectures and practical teaching sessions at Levels 1 – 4 then you should apply for the role.

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 that include machinery operations like Tractor driving, telehandler, ATV, brushcutters and chain saws, Care of Animals, Business Management and Practical skills.

To succeed in this role, you will have good communication skills, a flexible and positive attitude as well as the ability to challenge and motivate students. You will also need to demonstrate some of these practical skills so you will be getting your hands dirty!  Teaching qualifications and an agricultural (or similar) qualification Level 3 or above is required.

The role promises a varied and interesting workload. The successful applicant will have plenty of vocational experience as well as being able to demonstrate strong 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.

Status: Permanent

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Laurence Stone on 01305 215160 during normal working hours.

KMS 600 Appendix F – College Application Form

AG60 Lecturer in Agriculture

The Closing Date for Applications:  Wednesday 24th October at 9:00am

Proposed Interview Date: Tuesday 30th October 2018

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.

We are not accepting CVs at this stage from Recruitment Agencies

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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.

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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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