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Director of Farm Operations and Innovation - Based at Preston

My Career at Myerscough College - Inspiring Excellence

About the role

Here at Myerscough, we aspire to excellence in all that we do. There is no time for average or ordinary.

We are looking for an outstanding individual to join our Farms/Estates Team as a Director of Farms operations and Innovation.

In a fantastic college where we already have an amazing farm, can you provide visionary and dynamic leadership and drive the strategic direction, management of the College’s farming operations, and farm-based technology-led innovation developments?

If so, we would like to hear from you.

We would love to hear from candidates who are innovative problem solvers and can demonstrate outstanding leadership and motivate the team.

Why join us?

At Myerscough College and University Centre we have a nationally and internationally recognised Further Education, Higher Education, Adult Education and Apprenticeship provision. The Further Education provision is well established, the Higher Education provision has a well-recognised partnership with UCLan and the apprenticeship provision is operational nationally. We offer a rewarding and enjoyable working environment, where colleagues are inspired to make a positive difference to the educational experience and employability of our students. We are one of the top five largest land-based and sports colleges in the UK.

Visit our website https://bit.ly/CareersAtMyerscough for the full list of excellent benefits our college offers.

Safeguarding our students is of paramount importance. Our recruitment process has been designed to keep students safe and to ensure that we appoint safe and suitable people.

All successful applicants will be required to undertake pre-employment background and safeguarding checks.

The successful applicant will be responsible for complying with all safeguarding policies and practices, and for ensuring student safety and wellbeing is at the forefront of everything they do.

This post is not exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

We are an equal opportunity employer; we want all our candidates to have a fair and equal opportunity to secure employment with us. We encourage applications from all underrepresented groups: BAME applicants, disabled applicants, and LGBT+ applicants.

If you require any adjustments to the recruitment process, due to a disability, then please speak with a member of the HR team.

As a disability confident employer, we commit to guaranteeing an interview for any disabled applicant who meets all of the essential criteria.

37 Hours Per Week
Farms/ Estates
Myerscough College (Preston)
£45,334 to £60,000 per annum relating to qualifications and experience
Reference No
Closing Date
Thursday 7 July 2022
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