Team Leader Agriculture/ Agricultural Engineering

  • Location: Hadlow
  • Salary: £30,403 to £34,142 per annum
  • Status: 37 hours per week, 52 weeks per year
  • Closing date: 19 May 2019

We currently have a new and exciting opening in our Agriculture department for an experienced Team Leader.

The successful candidate will oversee the delivery of a range of Further Education Agriculture courses and effectively manage a team of dedicated staff who teach FE and HE programmes, including Agricultural Engineering Lecturers and supporting technicians.

Along with the existing Team Leaders, the role involves participating in the College Leadership and Management development programme and supporting the Head of Faculty in the continuous development of the curriculum. There will be a reduced teaching commitment to allow for line management duties and the successful candidate will join the College-wide lesson observation team.

As well as being enthusiastic, adaptable, resourceful and resilient, the successful candidate will need:

  • To be lead Internal Verifier on agricultural programmes
  • A Degree or equivalent in a relevant land-based subject
  • Practical experience of agriculture and machinery
  • Teaching experience in a practical and classroom setting
  • A Teaching qualification or willingness to work towards
  • Sound organisational and IT skills
  • A proven commitment to quality improvement and CPD

Qualifications A1/A2 (D32/33) and V1 (D34) would also be an advantage, as would previous experience of managing staff.

As well as a contributory pension scheme, salary sacrifice scheme and free car parking, this post also attracts eight weeks holiday each year (excluding bank holidays).

The successful candidate will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check and provide proof of their right to work in the UK.

To apply for this job, please complete an application form. The job description and application form can be downloaded from our website, Alternatively, you can request an application pack by emailing or telephoning 01732 853977. You are required to complete an application form as we do not accept CVs.

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The closing date for receipt of all completed application forms is Sunday 19th May 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 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.