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Lecturer in Agriculture HE – based at Preston (there may be options for this to be a flexible/part-time post) (1)

Who dares to teach the next generation of farmers and agriculturalists?

Inspire our future farmers by joining the Myerscough Agriculture Teaching Team

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Agricultural and Countryside Team as a Lecturer in Agriculture for Higher Education. The posts may be flexible part time roles for the right candidate/s.

As a Lecturer in Agriculture you will deliver agriculture and countryside subjects to students on courses in predominately Higher Education (Foundation Degree and Honours Degree) programmes including Agricultural Crop Production and be responsible for the day to day management and leadership of a designated Higher Education Agriculture course. As well as undertaking course management and personal tutor duties, as required, you will be supporting and participating in external industry events to enhance the learner experience.

There may be opportunities to engage in applied research on the College Farm which is 300 hectares and has a mix of grazing livestock and crops. There are strong links with industry and this role will allow you to further develop those links.

If you have not worked in education before but believe you have the skills to do so, and are willing to undertake teacher training to attain a recognised teaching qualification, we would be very keen to hear from you. This post may be supported by the Taking Teaching Further project, which provides enhanced support for candidates applying from industry, including mentoring and support with the costs of teaching qualifications.

For more information please see the job description on our website and/or contact Craig Thompson for an informal chat cmthompson@myerscough.ac.uk

If you are interested in the role – please apply as per instructions on our website

We offer a fantastic working environment, an attractive benefit package, including access to the Teachers’ Pension scheme and a wealth of professional development opportunities.

The role is 37 hours per week - flexible/part time working hours would be considered

The salary range is £20,907 - £30,179 per annum relating to qualifications and experience

The closing date is Tuesday 07 September 2021

It is anticipated the interviews will be held virtually

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.

Please visit the College website at www.myerscough.ac.uk to download an application pack.  If you are unable to download an application pack, please contact the HR team on recruitment@myerscough.ac.uk 

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 LGBTQIA 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.

Hours
37 - flexible/part time working hours would be considered
Department
Agriculture & Countryside
Location
Myerscough College (Preston)
Salary
£20,907 - £30,179 per annum relating to qualifications and experience
Reference No
LiA-HE
Closing Date
Tuesday 7 September 2021
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