Agriculture Teacher and Course Tutor

Kingston Maurward College
Kingston Maurward College, Dorchester, Dorset
£20,760 - £33,865 Per Year, Dependent on skills and experience.
05 May 2022 11:59
04 Jun 2022 23:59
Further Education
Job Level
Teaching / Lecturing
Agriculture / Horticulture
Contract Type
Full Time
Organisational Type
Land-based College
Teacher Training
Teacher Training Is Offered

Agriculture Teacher and Course Tutor

For this role, we are looking for an enthusiastic and self-motivated agriculture specialist with the ability to deliver high quality, inspiring lectures and practical teaching sessions at Levels 1-4. Much of this teaching will take place on the College’s own 280ha commercially run mixed farm. Teaching will cover a range of livestock units, in particular sheep and Dairy. A flexible and positive attitude is required alongside the ability to challenge and motivate students. The role promises a varied and interesting workload. The successful applicant will have plenty of vocational experience as well as being able to demonstrate excellent communication, administrative and organisational abilities in order to perform the role successfully.  The role would suit someone who has worked in industry and is now seeking a new challenge.


Teaching qualifications and an agricultural (or similar) qualification at degree level are both desirable.


Post Reference: AG69


Hours: 37 hours per week, Monday - Friday with flexibility to meet the business needs.


Salary: £20,760 - £33,865 per annum which is points 4b – 16e on the academic salary scales dependent on skills and experience.


Job Purpose: To teach and assess across the Agriculture curriculum specialising in livestock units.  To provide specific support for the development of Agricultural provision. This role may include Higher Education teaching and course management responsibilities dependent on experience.


Status: Permanent


For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Lydia Lee on 01305 215108 during normal working hours.


To Apply:


Please visit the KMC website for a College Application Form and a full Job Description.


Applicants for this position must complete an employment application form. CVs may be submitted and will be considered in support of a fully completed application form. 


We are not accepting CVs at this stage from Recruitment Agencies


Please return the completed Application Form by email to [email protected] or by post to: HR Department, Kingston Maurward College, Dorchester, Dorset, DT2 8PY. 


The Closing Date for Applications:           Monday 30 May 2022 at 9:00am


Proposed Interview Date:                            TBC


Kingston Maurward College reserves the right to close this position before the published closing date, should the need occur. We therefore advise that you complete and submit your application as soon as possible.