Lecturer/Course Manager - Farm Mechanisation
Agriculture Department, York Campus
Part time - 14.8 hours (2 days) Fixed Term until 30th June 2022
Salary - £27,015 - £29,523 (SP26-SP29) per annum, pro-rata, dependent on experience
Askham Bryan College is a specialist land-based college based across the North of England.
Due to an increased intake this September we have an exciting opportunity for a Lecturer in Farm Mechanisation and related subjects, to join our Agriculture Department here at our York campus. This role will be working 14.8 hours per week on a fixed term contract until 31st July 2022.
Our Agri-tech Workshops and Farm Mechanisation courses are well resourced, with a range of modern operational equipment and specialist vehicles available for workshop tasks. Taught modules will include ATV and RTFL operation and repair, Spreaders and Sprayers and Repair units such as drilling, cultivation and harvesting equipment.
As one of the largest, specialist land-based colleges in the U.K over recent years, we have a new strategy for the next decade, emphasising our commitment to a technical and professional land-based curriculum, outstanding resources that deliver an exceptional and inclusive student experience and contributing to the circular economy and sustainable developments are embedded into college life.
The successful candidate will have the ability to teach, inspire and communicate with a range of student abilities and learning styles. A can-do attitude and flexible approach to the role is essential. We feel we can offer an interesting and rewarding role as part of an effective, vibrant and growing team.
Educated to degree level or relevant industry experience, candidates should hold a teaching qualification (or be willing to work towards). With excellent knowledge and practical skills in farm mechanisation, you will have a passion for inspiring and leading student-led learning to ensure their future success and progression into industry. Competency certificates in ATV, RTFL are advantageous but not essential.
Successful applicants will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check.
We offer a pleasant, safe and friendly environment in which to work and our employees enjoy a range of generous benefits including 35 days annual leave (pro-rata) in addition to bank holidays, ample free parking, canteen facilities, Teacher Pension Scheme 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: 5pm Wednesday 8th December 2021
Interviews: w.c 13th December 2021
Req No: NA004
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.