Technician – Equine Centre

Sparsholt College


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£15,075 - £18,290 (pro rata if part-time)

Full and part-time applications considered.

Supervising students in their practical skills development and maintaining high standards in the care, husbandry and training of our horses. The role entails working a 5 out of 7 day flexible rota, including weekends.

Working with teaching and coaching staff the post holder will provide practical support, and supervision to students in practical subjects both on an individual and group basis, ensuring provision is learner focused, and that the learners’ experience is both positive and rewarding.

The post holder will also be responsible for aspects of administration, organisation, ensuring that the horses at the Equine Centre are kept at the standards in line with BHS best practise, carry out the day-to-day operation and activities associated with the Equine Centre as required by the Equine Centre Manager.

If applying on a part-time basis, please outline your preferred working pattern within your application. A minimum of 3 days is required which will include working to 8pm one evening and a weekend day per week.

On-site accommodation in a shared house with two other members of staff may be available. Approximate overall monthly cost excluding utility bills is c. £215 per month.

Closing Date: 31 August 2020

College Benefits:
• Eligibility to join the Local Government Pension Scheme (a defined benefit pension scheme)
• Death Benefit grant of 3 x salary if in the pension scheme
• Free on-site parking
• Car Share Scheme
• Occupational Sick Pay Scheme• Occupational Maternity Pay Scheme
• Flexible Working Policy
• Access to an employee assistance scheme
• On-site gym at the Sparsholt campus (membership £100 per annum)
• Gym classes at the Sparsholt campus
• Facility to purchase Sparsholt produce including: plants, fruit & vegetables, fish and game.
• Access to discounted hair treatments at the Andover campus
• Ability to access a range of CPD events and support with undertaking professional qualifications
• Various food outlets and eateries offering good value food and drink at competitive prices

There is a nursery on the Sparsholt campus operated by a commercial provider


Sparsholt College



Ends on 31 Aug 2020

5 months ago