Part Time Animal Management Technician

Activate Learning
Banbury,United Kingdom
£15,000 - £20,000 Per Year
16 Nov 2022 11:02
07 Dec 2022 23:59
Further Education
Job Level
Animals / Veterinary
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
Organisational Type
General Further Education College

Part Time Animal Management Technician

Who we are

Activate Learning is a pioneering education group with a global reach, committed to transforming lives through our approach to learning.

We see our employees as individuals, empowering them to make the right choices for their ambitions and careers. We value our people as vital to our continued success and aspire to a diverse, open and inclusive environment that provides the motivation for everyone to pursue their career goals and flourish.

When you work for Activate Learning, you’re working for an organisation that provides you with the advantages of a large employer, a trusted partner in your career development, and a transformational way of working whilst also investing in building a community environment for everyone.

Together, we will bring out the best version of yourself.


About the role: Part Time Animal Management Technician

Activate Learning now have an exciting opportunity for a Animal Management Technician to join our team on a part time basis at our Banbury campus.

You will be responsible for the day to day welfare of the livestock; ensuring animal welfare is paramount and in accordance with current legislation. You will maintain high standards of cleanliness through the animal facility and support in the maintenance and care of animal stocks and facilities, ensuring that animals have sufficient food and water or catering to special dietary requirements if needed.

This is a part time role, working 22 hours per week (0.6 FTE) and fixed term until July 2023, with the potential to extend and increase hours. You will also be required to work on a rota basis with the rest of the team to support cover at weekends and during the holiday periods. 


What do you need to be a successful Animal Management Technician at Activate Learning?

You will have a minimum level 3 qualification in animal management and experience of working within the animal industry. This would include experience of handling a variety of animal species; i.e. companion animals, birds, fish or exotics species (snakes, lizards, amphibians, invertebrates), along with evidence of managing health and safety in the workplace.

You will also need to have a working knowledge of requirements handling the identified species and be educated to GCSE level or equivalent including Maths & English.


Why work with the Activate Learning Group?

Here are some of our benefits:

  • Enrolment into generous pensions schemes
  • Generous annual leave entitlement
  • Excellent on-site facilities including free onsite parking, refectory facilities, Hair and Beauty salons
  • An extensive Learning and Development programme with a range of CPD opportunities
  • Specialised support and development for teaching staff
  • Access to qualified coaches for all staff
  • Leadership and Management development programmes
  • Flexible working opportunities, where appropriate
  • A comprehensive wellbeing programme including access to the Fika and Everymind app
  • Mental Health support including access to Mental Health First Aiders
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Employee resource groups
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Refer a friend vacancy incentive
  • Access to student discount programmes


Applications are reviewed and shortlisted on a rolling basis, and we reserve the right to interview, appoint and close adverts early due to the volume of applications we receive.

We therefore encourage you to apply at the earliest opportunity to avoid disappointment as once we have closed a vacancy you will be unable to submit your application form.


Activate Learning is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all its staff to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be required to undergo a DBS check at the appropriate level.

Applicants must be eligible to work in the UK as we do not sponsor work permits and work permits from other organisations are unacceptable as proof of right to work in the UK.

Applications are encouraged from all candidates meeting or exceeding the minimum criteria for the role regardless of age, disability, gender, orientation, race, religion or ethnicity.

Activate Learning are committed to employing people with disabilities and will ensure our recruitment process is inclusive and accessible. If you require any reasonable adjustments either at application or interview stage please contact the talent team directly.

If an agency submits an unsolicited CV to any partner or employee of our company, you should be aware that they have no authority to enter into an arrangement with you. Should we require recruitment agency involvement, we will contact the agencies on our preferred suppliers list, and we would ask that you respect the relationships we have already built with these suppliers.