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Lecturer - Equine Studies (Part-time 22.5 hours per week) - Maternity Cover

We are looking for a Lecturer in Equine Studies to cover maternity. This growing course provision combines a first class learning experience using our extensive practical facilities on the College estate with the expert knowledge of our staff team.

Main 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 our equine courses. However as a flexible team player the successful applicant will also be prepared to teach on other animal courses if required. Further requirements of this role would include participation in internal moderation, auditing and other quality monitoring processes to ensure learners, customers and clients receive exemplary service.

Our equestrian students make use of a range of fantastic practical resources as an important part of their course. These include a 60m x 40m indoor riding arena with spectator seating and judges area, stabling for up to 60 horses and two outdoor riding arenas. Equestrian students also have the opportunity to join the Dressage Academy or Show Jumping Academy.

The ideal candidate will have a BHS Stage 3 complete horsemanship or equivalent coaching qualification.

You will also have a broad range of knowledge and practical experience in the Equine sector and possess an excellent knowledge base in Equine Health, Fitness, Yard Management. You will be experienced and confident working with young people of varying abilities to develop their competence. Ideally you would hold a degree level qualification in this field, however not mandatory if your industry level experience supersedes this.

The successful candidate must hold or be willing to work towards and achieve a Diploma in Teaching and Learning (Certificate in Education) or equivalent and have a minimum of grade C in GCSE Maths and English Language (or equivalent).

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:

  • Teachers' Pension Scheme
  • High street discounts
  • Generous holiday entitlement
  • Healthcare cash plan
  • On site gym
  • Discounted nursery fees
  • Free onsite parking

Applications will be reviewed and shortlisted on 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 all successful applicants will be required to undergo an enhanced background check conducted by the Disclosure & Barring Service prior to employment commencing.

To apply for this role, please complete a college application form; these are located on the College Website https://www.moulton.ac.uk/work-for-us. CV’s will not be considered. Alternatively please email jobs@moulton.ac.uk for an application pack.

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