Instructor Keeper – Animal Management
Full Time, Permanent post (37 hours per week)
Salary: £17,274 to £18,213 per annum, dependent on experience (SP10- 12)
Askham Bryan College is a specialist land-based college with campuses across the North of England.
We currently have an exciting opportunity for an Instructor Keeper to join our Animal Management Department here at our Saltaire campus. We are looking for a highly motivated individual who is capable of working with others and is responsible, passionate and knowledgeable about the overall animal management sector and has an enthusiastic approach to animal husbandry and welfare.
The post will require you to work with a range of species at the centre and deliver practical modules to Level 2 and 3 learners including assessments. The ideal candidate will have some teaching experience and a good sound understanding of animal welfare needs.
Reporting to the Head of Department, responsibilities include the day to day care and management of the animal unit, general cleaning, feeding, maintenance and record keeping of the animal species, teaching practical lessons for level 2 and 3 learners and assessing these learners accordingly.
Applicants should be educated to at least a level 3 in an animal related subject, and a degree in an animal related subject would be advantageous.
In return, you will receive a generous holiday allowance, ample free parking, canteen facilities and a range of employee benefits as well as the opportunity to work within spectacular grounds.
For more information, please refer to the Job Description and person specification.
Closing Date: 9.00am Friday 14th May 2021
Interviews: Week commencing 17th May 2021
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.