Practical Instructor – Animal Industry Skills

Practical Instructor – Animal Industry Skills

Practical Instructor – Animal Industry Skills

Full Time, Permanent  

36 hours

Gunnersbury Park

Capel Manor College is the only College in London that aims to deliver outstanding and inspirational land-based learning opportunities across the Greater London region. Our most recent Ofsted report rated the College “good” with good effectiveness of leadership and management. Aspiring to excellence, the College has an excellent reputation for quality, is financially strong and has continuous growth in student numbers. Fundamental to the College’s forward-thinking strategy is support for the environment and food supply in Greater London and the southeast.

We are seeking to appoint an experienced Practical Instructor in Animal Industry Skills.

The successful candidate will deliver practical sessions for a range of students to gain industry skills within the animal care department. You will provide day-to-day care for a wide range of animals kept by the College, support and resource the teaching of animal care including maintaining practical facilities and animal areas.

The ideal candidate will undertake and provide demonstrations and technical instructions to students on a range of full time, part-time and short courses. You will carry out practical assessments of students in line with awarding body requirements and maintain up-to-date schemes of work and lesson plans for each course.

What’s in it for you?

We offer the opportunity to help develop your skills and knowledge in a friendly team environment, plus a range of benefits including a career average pension scheme (LGPS), employee assistance programme and full access to Capel Gardens.

Equality, diversity and inclusion
We are committed to creating and promoting a diverse and inclusive workforce that better reflects the wider community we support. We particularly welcome applicants from groups currently under-represented in senior roles, including females, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME), people with disabilities and from the LGBTQ community.


We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of our students and expect everybody working for the College to share this commitment.  We actively seek DBS clearance checks for applications of employment as part of our safeguarding procedures.

Closing Date:      26 August 2019

Interview Date:  w/c 9 September 2019


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