Instructor in Agriculture

Hartpury University and College
Hartpury, Gloucester [Gloucestershire]
£20,758 Per Year
13 May 2022 11:59
29 May 2022 23:59
Further Education
Job Level
Agriculture / Horticulture
Contract Type
Part Time
Organisational Type
General Further Education College, Land-based College
Teacher Training
Teacher Training Is Offered

Instructor in Agriculture

£20,758 per annum

22.5 hours per week



About Us


Hartpury University and Hartpury College are among the UK’s leading specialist education providers in agriculture, animal, equine, sport and veterinary nursing. Located in Gloucestershire, Hartpury University and Hartpury College of Further Education sit side-by-side on a beautiful 360-hectare campus. We provide world-class facilities to almost 4,000 university and college-level students studying undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, A-levels and diplomas, as well as undertaking industry research. The University holds Teaching Excellence Framework Gold and has 98% graduate employability, whilst the College is rated Ofsted Outstanding in all areas. A passionate and innovative business culture and exceptional support networks make Hartpury an ideal career choice.


About the Role


  • You will be based at Home Farm and will support Lecturers in the delivery of Machinery/Workshop practical based units demonstrating best practice to students in accordance with current health, safety procedures.
  • You will be required to assist with the purchasing of consumables to support the teaching of Engineering and Farm Mechanisation subject areas.


About You


  • You will possess an appropriate qualification and be able to demonstrate a range of practical skills.
  • You will possess a degree or relevant industry experience within the agricultural sector.
  • You will be a strong team player, have excellent administration skills and demonstrate a willingness to engage with external partners and industry
  • You are a highly motivated individual who enjoys all aspects of agriculture, instilling students with a passion for the subject and a desire to develop their understanding.


What we Offer


  • Wellbeing events and Employee Assistance Programme
  • Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Employee Discounts Scheme
  • Support for continuous professional development
  • 25 days annual leave entitlement plus bank holidays, rising to 30 days with length of service


We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment.  All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks. 


Click the button below to apply online or telephone (01452) 702135 to request documents by post. 

Click here to view the full Job Description and Person Specification.


The closing date for receipt of applications is 29th May 2022.


Hartpury values a diverse workforce and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.