Agriculture students at Moulton College make use of an extensive range of practical resources as an important part of their course. These include nearly 500 hectares of commercially farmed estate on a range of soil types. Our team is going from strength to strength with consistent growth in student numbers year on year. With a clear focus on student experience and a commitment to high professional standards this is a team that is going places.
The arable enterprise includes a variety of crops including wheat, oats, oilseed rape and grass. With sheep and beef livestock enterprises, the College also has an extensive range of agricultural machinery and specialist workshops for machinery maintenance.
Duties will include the teaching and training of students and other client groups to quality standards set by the college, tutoring and management of one or more courses or groups of students, along with development of agricultural courses. Further requirements of this role will be to participate in internal verification, auditing and other quality monitoring processes to ensure learners, customers and clients receive exemplary service.
Ideally you will have experience of arable and livestock. You will also have an in depth knowledge of a range of farm machinery. You should be educated to HNC level or have equivalent vocational experience within an agricultural discipline. You will have a genuine passion for farming and the latest developments in the sector. You may also hold a range of additional qualifications such as NPTC in Tractor Proficiency, PA certificates or safe telehandler operation certificates. You will also hold or be prepared to work towards and achieve a Diploma in Teaching and Learning (Certificate in Education), have obtained a minimum of grade C or equivalent in GCSE English & Maths, and are committed to, and have evidence of CPD.
There are too many benefits to working at Moulton College to include them all. Aside from the location (Moulton is located in the heart of the Northamptonshire countryside covering over 450 hectares, with a further 170 hectares rented as grazing for our livestock), Moulton College boasts a dedicated, skilled and experienced staff team and an aspirational student body. As a valued employee at Moulton College you will have access to:
- 44 days annual leave, including 8 bank holidays (pro rata for part-time)
- A maximum of 5 College closure days (pro rata for part-time)
- High Street Discounts scheme with access to discounts at a host of retailers
- Eligibility to join the Teachers’ Pension Scheme (a defined benefit pension scheme with an employer contribution of 23.68%)
- Commitment to Continuing Professional Development of Moulton College employees
- Access to 24/7 Support Line for employees and close family household members
- A focused and committed Wellbeing group at the forefront of positive initiative
- Healthcare cash plan (subject to conditions)
- On site gym
- Discounted nursery fees
- Free onsite parking
- Cycle to work scheme (subject to conditions)
- Eye care vouchers
- Online Payslips
We help new employees settle in through central College induction events and local induction activities. We also provide a range of essential information through our online learning packages. These cover various topics including Equality, Safeguarding, Health & Safety at Work, to name a few.
Applications may be reviewed and shortlisted upon receipt. Please apply early to avoid disappointment.
The College is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from all sections of the community. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff to share this commitment.
Please note that, in line with current legislation, an online search will be undertaken as part of the due diligence on shortlisted candidates to prevent (or minimise the risk of) individuals being employed to work with young people who may be unsuitable to do so. Any specific concerns regarding any incidents or issues that have happened, and are publicly available online, may then be discussed during the interview stage with the candidate.
All successful applicants will be required to undergo a range of checks in line with Keeping Children Safe In Education, including an enhanced background check conducted by the Disclosure & Barring Service prior to employment commencing.
To apply for this role, please download the college application form, complete and return via email to firstname.lastname@example.org; these are located on the College website at https://www.moulton.ac.uk/work...; Alternatively email email@example.com to request an application pack.
CV’s will not be considered.