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Work Based Tutor in Agriculture (0.6) for the Cumbria area

Would you like to be part of a team that helps shape a great learning experience for students?

 An exciting opportunity to join the Apprenticeship and Skills department has arisen. The post is for a Work Based Tutor in Agriculture (0.6) for the Cumbria area due to increased applications from this area.

This is an opportunity to work employers and apprentices, currently delivering the Stockperson Standard through workplace visits and classroom based theory lessons within industry sites in Cumbria. The role involves daily management of a caseload of apprentices, engaging new employers and apprentices and ensuring that apprentices are ready for assessment at the end of their qualification.

 It is essential you hold a minimum of a Level 3 qualification in Agriculture, with knowledge of Beef, Sheep, Dairy and Pig husbandry and GCSE (or equivalent) in English and Maths at grade C/4 or above, along with a full Assessors Award plus a Level 3 Teaching qualification or be willing to achieve this within an agreed time scale.

 You will also have a flexible approach to your work, hold a full driving licence and be comfortable to travel as required. In addition, you must have sound industrial experience with a passion to imparting this knowledge on to new apprentices in the workplace, along with strong administration and organisational skills and high levels of attention to detail.

This role will ideally suit someone with existing educational experience or someone looking for a career change. Full training and support will be given by the college including a mentor.

The role is 22.2 hours per week. - Additional Part-time hours will also be available for the right candidate who can deliver further short course mandatory qualifications within the Cumbria area.

The salary is £20,907 - £30,179 per annum, pro rata,  in accordance with qualifications and experience

In return the College can offer a fantastic working environment, an attractive benefit package, including access to the Teachers’ Pension scheme, a generous holiday entitlement, a wealth of professional development opportunities, IT technology provided and potential eligibility of a company car (dependent on business mileage). 


The closing date is Wednesday 12 May 2021 – 12 noon

It is anticipated the interviews will be held virtually

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

22.2 hours per week
Apprenticeship & Skills
Myerscough College (Preston)
£20,907 - £30,179 per annum, pro rata, in accordance with qualifications and experience
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Closing Date
Tuesday 11 May 2021
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