Lecturer in Agriculture (Fixed Term)

Job details
Posting date: 23 September 2020
Salary: £27,164 to £35,463 per year
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 23 October 2020
Location: Brooksby, Melton Mowbray
Company: The SMB Group
Job type: Temporary
Job reference: SMB052

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Post title: Lecturer in Agriculture (Fixed Term Maternity Cover)
Due to start approximately January 2021
(Reference: SMB052)
Hours: 37 per week
Salary: £27,164 - £35,463 per annum

Based at our Brooksby Campus

The SMB Group is a highly successful FE college, formed through the merger of Stephenson College and Brooksby Melton College. We are an innovative and highly responsive centre for education and training with campuses in Coalville, Melton Mowbray and Brooksby.

We are looking for an Agriculture Lecturer with the ability to deliver across the full range of the department's provision. You may currently be working in an Agriculture setting looking for your first job in teaching. You will have a passion for innovation, bringing new ideas and embedding new technologies into the learning environment.

Working as part of the Landbased team you will be responsible for the delivery and development of courses. You will possess an excellent knowledge and understanding of Agriculture and be able to plan and use a range of effective and appropriate teaching and learning techniques.

As well as your relevant experience and current knowledge, you will also be willing to obtain a relevant teaching qualification (DTLLS, PGCE or equivalent) if you do not already possess one.

We offer a wide range of benefits including:

• Career Average Pension Scheme (Teacher’s Pension)
• 40 days annual leave plus 8 bank holidays
• Onsite free parking at all campuses
• Professional development to achieving a professional teaching qualification
• Onsite gym at Coalville
• Private Healthcare plan

To apply for this position, please complete a standard application form. Application forms and further details are available online from the College website.

Should you wish to have an informal conversation about the roles, the working environment and progression opportunities please contact Geoff Guy, Section Manager on 01664 850 850 ext. 308.

Closing Date: October 23rd 2020 at 12:00pm

We value the commitments you may have outside of work and aim to support the professional and personal wellbeing of everyone at SMB Group. Our benefits include generous annual leave, a contributory pension and an employee assistance programme. We also offer flexible working such as part time hours, job share and sessional contracts as well as a variety of professional development opportunities.

We strive to be an equal opportunities employer and actively welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Due to the Home Office and UK Visas & Immigration requirements on immigration and Right to Work in the UK, we can only accept job applications from Non EEA applicants whose status allows them to work and reside in the UK with no restrictions. We are unable provide applicants with sponsorship to work and reside in the UK.

As a Disability Confident Employer we are committed to a positive approach to employing and retaining disabled people. Disabled applicants will be guaranteed an interview where they demonstrate that they meet the essential selection criteria.

The organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all learners and expects all staff to share this commitment. Please note, all applicants will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

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