Technical Instructor, Animal Management

  • £17,391 to £19,808 per annum
  • Hadlow, Tonbridge and Malling, Kent
  • Hadlow College

Hours: Full time - 37 hours per week, 52 weeks per year (1FTE)

Locations: Hadlow

We are looking to recruit a new self-motivated Technical Instructor to work with our Animal Management team, providing support and technical assistance to the teaching staff at our Hadlow campus. You will be required to give practical demonstrations and technical instruction in varying aspects of animal care to our students. The successful candidate will work as part of a small team responsible for the care of the College animals and help to develop the collection under guidance from the Animal Unit Manager.

The ability to communicate effectively is essential for this role, along with substantial relevant practical experience in a range of animal care activities. Some knowledge and experience with aquatic species would also be an advantage. As well as being a genuine team worker and ideally with teaching and demonstrating experience, candidates will need to show proof of a minimum Level 2 qualification or equivalent in English and maths. Qualifications A1/A2 (D32/D33) would also be an advantage.

You will be required to work early mornings and weekends. You will also be expected to work on Bank Holidays on a rota basis.

The successful candidates will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and provide proof of their right to work in the UK. A prohibition check will be carried where applicable.

As well as a contributory pension scheme, salary sacrifice scheme and free car parking, this post also attracts 30 days’ holiday per annum, excluding bank holidays.

The job description and application form can be downloaded from our website, Alternatively, you can request an application pack by emailing [email protected] or telephoning 01732 853977.

The closing date for receipt of all completed application forms is 5th November 2019.

When applying for this role, please reference this job board as your application source when asked.

Due to the volume of applications we receive it is impossible to inform all applicants if they have been short listed: therefore if you have not heard from us within 14 days of the closing date you can assume that you have not been successful.

For more information please contact [email protected] in the first instance or call 01732 853977 if you would like to discuss this further.

Hadlow College is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

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