Lecturer / Trainee Lecturer in Agriculture

Bedford College Group
Old Warden, Biggleswade [Bedfordshire]
£20,910 - £32,640 Per Year, £20,910 - £32,640 per annum, depending on qualifications and experience
20 Jun 2022 14:41
04 Jul 2022 23:59
Further Education
Job Level
Teaching / Lecturing
Agriculture / Horticulture
Contract Type
Full Time
Organisational Type
General Further Education College, Land-based College
Teacher Training
Teacher Training Is Offered

Lecturer / Trainee Lecturer in Agriculture

We have a great opportunity based at our Shuttleworth campus for a Lecturer / Trainee Lecturer in Agriculture to become a key member of our Land and Environment department.

As a Lecturer / Trainee Lecturer in Agriculture, you will play a pivotal role in the success of our students through:

  • Preparing, delivering and assessing Agriculture qualifications within the land based provision on a range of courses, principally at level 3 Agriculture.
  • Supporting and guiding students to achieve success and realise their potential.
  • Managing students’ learning and provide a high quality learning experience.
  • Contributing pro-actively to developments in the Centre in curriculum development and innovative teaching.
  • Participating in marketing and promotion activities to support a range of programmes and learning opportunities.

Our ideal candidates will have substantial industry experience in the UK Agriculture industry and knowledge of the current developments in Agriculture, alongside the following qualifications:

    • Relevant degree level 5 qualification in Agriculture or willingness to achieve.
    • GSCE Maths and English (grades A – C) or equivalent

    Lecturers / Teachers

    No Teaching Qualification? No problem, with significant industry or subject knowledge, as part of your employment with The Bedford College Group, we will enrol you on a Level 5 Apprenticeship, for more information and to understand whether the training would be right for you, click here.

    Further details of the essential criteria for the post can be located within the Job Description.

    About Us

    The Bedford College Group aims to deliver world-class skills and education to the communities we serve. The Bedford College Group is comprised of Bedford College, Shuttleworth College, The Bedford Sixth Form, Tresham College and the National College of Motorsport.

    Terms and Conditions - Bedford College

    • 37 hours per week (1.0 FTE) / 52 weeks per year
    • 45 days per annum (including public holidays)
    • Teachers Pension
    • Free on-site parking
    • Retail and leisure discounts
    • Salary and benefits will vary for offers where enrolment on the L5 Teaching Apprenticeship is required.

    The Bedford College Group is committed to the safeguarding of children and vulnerable adults.  An Enhanced DBS check will be required and you will be required to declare any convictions, cautions, reprimands or final warnings, which would not be filtered in line with current guidance.

    Interviews will be held on the 29th April 2022.

    As a result of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, in the interests of business continuity The Bedford College Group may conduct our interviews via Microsoft Teams.  More information will be available at interview stage.