Technical Instructor & Yard Assistant

North Kent College (Hadlow Campus)


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Location: Greenwich Equestrian Centre, Greenwich
Salary: £17,391 to £19,808 per annum plus a London Weighting allowance of £1393 per annum
Status: Full time, permanent
Closing date: 02 Aug 2021
Hours: Full time, 37 hours per week, 52 weeks per year

Location: Greenwich Equestrian Centre, Hadlow College, Greenwich

We are looking for a Technical Instructor to join our Hadlow College equine team at the Royal Borough of Greenwich Equestrian Centre.

As a Technical Instructor you will provide additional technical assistance to our lecturing staff. You will take responsibility in supervising work experience placements, volunteers and students. As an instructor you will be demonstrating and providing practical instruction in Equine Studies to students following a variety of modes of study. Further responsibilities include supporting the range of commercial activities such as the riding school and hydrotherapy centre in which training will be provided.

The ideal candidate will have a level 3 or above equine vocational qualification. A teaching qualification, BHS stage 2 teaching or equivalent (or willingness to obtain) and level 2, or equivalent in maths and English are essential. The ability to communicate effectively is essential for this role along with at least one year’s relevant practical experience within the Equine industry.

This is a full time position and there will be a requirement to work some evenings and weekends.

In addition, this role requires individuals to be part of the overnight rota at the site which will include on average 8 overnights per month (this may change in line with the needs of the department). Accommodation is provided for the purpose of the overnight cover only and payment is made at £40 per night.

In return, you will receive 30 days’ annual leave plus bank holidays and access to the Teachers’ Pension Scheme. You will also benefit from free parking and the opportunity to work with an excellent team at state of the art facilities.

Information about the centre can be found on the Hadlow College website:

To apply, please click on the link below which will redirect you to the North Kent College website. Please note, we do not accept CVs. All applications should be submitted electronically, however, if you experience difficulties accessing the online application, please click ‘download application’ and email your completed form to or contact us for assistance.

The closing date for receipt of all completed application forms is 2nd August 2021. Interviews will take place on 10th August 2021.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of students. All appointments are subject to pre-employment checks including receipt of a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, providing it to the College for review, and proof of your right to work in the UK.

We are an equal opportunities employer and positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.


North Kent College (Hadlow Campus)



Ends on 22 Jan 2022

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