22.2 hours per week, Maternity Cover, commencing January 2020 for a 6 month period.
We are recruiting for a part time Lecturer in Equine Science for our Higher Education provision. You will perform the role of Teacher of Equine Science, Management and Training, undertaking preparation, delivery and marking of our Higher Education (levels 4-6) Equine Science, Management and Training learning programme, ensuring achievement of agreed performance and quality targets. You will be expected to strive to maintain above average success rates in all areas, using innovation within your teaching and assessing and utilising e-learning opportunities where appropriate.
As part of the teacher role you will deliver the practical and theory aspects of the Equine curriculum across levels 4, 5 and 6. You will be required to deliver high quality, inspirational teaching which encourages learners to reach their full potential, promoting progression on to higher level courses or preparing them for careers working within the equestrian industry. As part of the Equine team you will be required to participate in the resourcing and preparation of the course delivery and assessment, undertake course administration including setting and reviewing academic targets with learners.
You will take an active part in course related trips and visits, recruitment of learners and supporting the work experience that learners undertake as part of their course as well as ensuring that all college and University awarding body standards are met.
The successful candidate will have proven experience of providing outstanding support for learners and will be flexible, self-motivated and dedicated to student achievement and quality. Up to date knowledge and experience of equine husbandry is essential, with knowledge and experience in a broad range of industry settings advantageous.
Module delivery may vary, however, experience in research methods, training horses, exercise physiology and event management would be advantageous. Prior teaching and assessing experience in a HE Equine curriculum is essential, alongside a Masters in a relevant specialism. It is advantageous to have a teaching qualification.
Derby College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.