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Animal Keeper/Instructor

York, North Yorkshire
Askham Bryan College
Full Time
£17,274 to £18,213 per annum
6th April 2021
Start Date
As soon as possible
26th April 2021 09:00 AM
Contract Term
Job ID
Job Reference
Req 732
Start Date
As soon as possible
  • Contract Type :Permanent
  • Job ID: 1143276
Instructor/Keeper – Animal Management
Full Time, Permanent post (37 hours per week)
York Campus
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 York 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 within the park and deliver practical modules to Level 2 and 3 learners including assessments.
Reporting to the Animal Unit Manager. Responsibilities include the day to day care and management of the animal section, general cleaning, feeding, maintenance and record keeping of the animal species.

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: 9am, Monday 26th April 2021
Interviews: Week commencing 3rd May 2021


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.