Agriculture Course Manager

Job details
Posting date: 23 May 2024
Salary: £29,787 to £32,552 per year
Additional salary information: 35 Days Annual Leave
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 22 June 2024
Location: York, North Yorkshire, YO23 3FR
Remote working: On-site only
Company: Askham Bryan College
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: NA00548_1716461644

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Askham Bryan College is a specialist land-based college based across the North of England with centres in York, Middlesbrough, Saltaire, Wakefield and Gateshead.

We offer a wide-ranging curriculum to our Further Education students, including Agriculture, Horticulture, Animal Management, Countryside and the Environment, Engineering, Equine, Floristry, Motorsport, Outdoor Adventure Sport, Sports Development, Coaching and Fitness, Uniformed Public Services and Veterinary Nursing.

We define the values and qualities that we require from our people using the Askham Bryan College DNA. Hardwired in to what we do, our DNA strands ensure that all colleagues are committed to delivering with purpose, taking ownership, building trust and always learning.

Our staff benefits include 35 days annual leave plus bank holidays, Local Government Pension Scheme/Teachers Pension Scheme, Staff Discounts, Colleague engagement days, Cycle to Work Scheme, ABC Awards (Staff Recognition Scheme), beautiful campuses and free on-site parking (York, Middlesbrough, Gateshead).

We have an exciting opportunity for an Agricultural Course Manager to join our Agriculture Department/Team here at our York campus. This role will be working part time.

We are seeking an individual who will be responsible for delivering a variety of relevant subjects associated with Agriculture at FE level mainly targeting 16 -19 year olds. Sector experience and industry knowledge specifically in a chosen discipline will be beneficial.

The successful candidate will also be responsible for the regular tutorials , progress reviews and timely delivery of assessments, assignments and exam based material in both theory and practical sessions to ensure they achieve whilst studying at Askham Bryan College. To maintain correct procedures and protocol are followed and quality delivery is achieved.

Educated to degree level or above in a relevant subject, is desirable but not essential candidates should hold a teaching qualification or be prepared to work towards one. With excellent knowledge of current Agricultural methods and terminology, you will have the drive and passion to prepare the next generation of farmers for the future.

For Further information, please see attached Job Description and Person Specification.

Safeguarding Statement

The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff, volunteers and partners to share this commitment. The Governors and Staff at Askham Bryan College regard each learner as a unique individual and therefore seek to support learner development in ways, which will foster security, confidence and independence. We recognise that high self-esteem, peer support, a secure College environment and clear lines of communication with trusted adults helps all young people and adults particularly those at risk or suffering abuse. These are regarded as central to the wellbeing of the individual and are therefore seen to be an intrinsic part of all aspects of the curriculum and ethos.

Specific measures relating to pre-employment checks:

  • We may undertake online searches on internet activity as part of our pre-recruitment checks.
  • We ask applicants for details of any convictions and cautions, regardless of whether these have been deemed as "spent". It is a condition of employment that applicants provide these details.
  • We undertake Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Checks for prospective employees. Please note that it is an offence to apply for a regulated role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity involving children or vulnerable adults.

Note on "regulated activity": You are engaging in a regulated activity if you:

  • Will be responsible, on a regular basis in a school or college, for teaching, training instructing, caring for or supervising children or vulnerable adults;
  • Will be working on a regular basis in a specified establishment, such as a school, or in connection with the purposes of the establishment, where the work gives opportunity for contact with children or vulnerable adults; or
  • Engage in intimate or personal care or healthcare or any overnight activity, even if this happens only once.

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