Animal Welfare and Science Lecturers

Kingston Maurward College


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Post Title: Animal Welfare and Science Lecturers - FE and HE level

Covering animal biological sciences, animal husbandry, welfare, behaviour, exotic and native animal management and other animal/industry related subjects.

Post Reference: AC86

Hours: A range of hours available each week up to 37 hours per week, Monday - Friday with flexibility to meet the business needs.

Please indicate on your application the amount of hours per week you would like.

Salary: £20,760 - £26,224 per annum depending upon qualifications and experience which is points L4b – L9c on the Academic Staff Salary Scale.

Job Purpose: To teach and develop the specialist skills of the learners and carry out regular formative and summative assessment. This will include both live and online lessons with the potential for course management responsibilities.

Vision: For this role, we are looking for enthusiastic and self-motivated lecturers with the ability to deliver high quality, inspiring theory and practical teaching sessions with strong industry links to give our learners an exceptional learning experience. You will work alongside our experienced team members to deliver high quality teaching, learning and assessment to a wide range of FE and HE learners.

This post would suit candidates with a background or experience in delivering further and higher education to a range of abilities, notably Technical City and Guilds qualifications. Those applicants without such academic experience (perhaps those with strong industry experience) but with a passion for delivering exceptional teaching to learners must be prepared to be quick thinking, hardworking and creative in inspiring our learners in our animal care department. This post requires not only enthusiastic teachers with the ability to create engaging and challenging lessons but also a role model for aspiring animal carers and university level graduates, who has the personal qualities, values and high standards of animal welfare that students can aspire to. You will preferably hold graduate or equivalent level qualifications in an animal-related subject and have sound administrative and organisational skills.

Status: Permanent

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Wayne Clarke on 01305 215106 during normal working hours.

To Apply:

Applicants for this position must complete a college employment application form.

CVs may be submitted and will be considered in support of a fully completed application form.

Please return the completed Application Form together with a letter of application by email to or by post to: HR Department, Kingston Maurward College, Dorchester, Dorset, DT2 8PY.
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The Closing Date for Applications: Friday 11 June 2021 at 9:00am

Proposed Interview Date: Monday 21 June 2021

For further details on application forms or the recruitment process, please go to our website Alternatively, please contact the HR department by emailing

You will be asked to provide evidence of all the qualifications listed on your application form at interview.

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Kingston Maurward College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

The College welcomes applications from people with a disability and will offer interviews to all those who are able to reasonably fulfil the criteria outlined in this Job Description. If applicants with a disability shortlisted for interview require any assistance in attending please contact the College’s Human Resources Manager in order that alternative arrangements are made.

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.

Following receipt of completed application forms, if you have not heard from the College within 2 weeks of the closing date regrettably you will not have been short listed on this occasion. All short listed applicants will be contacted within 2 weeks of the closing date or no later than 3 days prior to the interview date (where an interview date is specified).


Kingston Maurward College



Ends on 28 Jun 2021

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