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Head of Agricultural Projects – Fixed Term until 31st March 2023 – Based at Preston

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About the role

At Myerscough we aim to make a positive difference across all of our campus and with a fantastic individual like yourself we can’t wait to see where the journey takes us.

We are recruiting for a Head of Agricultural Projects to join our amazing team!

The Skills Accelerator Fund (SDF) pilot is an exciting opportunity for Myerscough College to support Lancashire SMEs (Farmers and Growers) to identify and engage with the low/ net zero carbon agenda and engage lecturers and learners in a sustainable curriculum.

As Head of Agricultural Projects, you will be responsible for compliance, monitoring and timely reporting on the outcomes of the SDF projects to The Lancashire Colleges and The Department of Education, identifying longer term outcomes for future project development from 31st March 2023.

You’ll use your innovation, enthusiasm and excellent interpersonal skills to liaise with a variety of departments across college to enable agricultural projects to achieve their full recognition.

If you’re interested, please apply for this role today.

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, Fixed Term until 31st March 2023
Myerscough College (Preston)
£38,460 (Fixed Point) Pro Rata Per Annum
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Closing Date
Friday 2 September 2022
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