Full Time

Teacher of Equine


Derby College Group (DCG) are seeking a Teacher of Equine (Higher Education) to join the team at our beautiful Broomfield Hall campus.

You will assist with the planning and programme leadership of the Equine Science degree programmes and will be responsible for a range of modules at Level 4 through to Level 6, including supervising Dissertation research.

The Opportunity

As part of the teacher role, you will deliver theory aspects of the Equine degree, supported by practical embedment utilising our own Equestrian centre, guest speakers and undertaking external visits. You will be required to deliver high quality, inspirational teaching which encourages students to reach their full potential, promoting progression on to higher level courses, apprenticeships or preparing them for successful careers working within the Equestrian industry.  As part of the Land based Higher Education wider team, you will be required to participate in the resourcing and preparation of the course delivery and assessment, undertake course administration including setting and reviewing academic targets with students, supporting open evenings and taster days, and attendance at team meetings.

About you

The successful candidate will have proven experience of providing outstanding support for learners and will be flexible, self-motivated and dedicated to student achievement and quality.  Up to date knowledge and experience of the Equine sector is essential, with knowledge and experience in a broad range of industry settings advantageous.

Module planning and delivery may vary, however, experience in Research undertaking, Events Management and Behaviour will be advantageous, alongside prior teaching and assessing experience in these areas.  A degree in a relevant specialism is essential.  It is advantageous to have a recognised teaching qualification, alongside HEA Fellowship.  If not held, it is a requirement to attain these within 2 years of employment, supported by DCG.

The Benefits

49 days holiday (inclusive of 8 bank holidays and 6 closure days where these occur)
Membership of the Teacher’s Pension Scheme with a 28.68% employer contribution
Development and progression opportunities e.g. fully funded teaching qualification
Discount at our Ofsted rated ‘Outstanding’ onsite Little Explorers Nursery
TOTUM discount card (aka NUS/Student Discount Card) / discounted Tastecard
Discounts on East Midlands Railway Annual Season Tickets
Microsoft Office for FREE with 1TB of OneDrive cloud storage
Discount on treatments at SENSI our onsite salon at the Roundhouse
Flint Bishop Solicitors – free will writing, 1-hour free consultation with family department, 10% discount on Conveyancing services
Employee Assistance Programme
Cycle to Work Scheme

Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging

We are committed to creating an inclusive workplace which promotes and values diversity. We welcome all talent irrespective of age, disability, neuro-divergence, sex, gender identity and gender expression, race, ethnicity, religion, belief, sexual orientation or other personal circumstances. We ensure that our policies and procedures treat all applicants consistently and fairly during our recruitment process.

Salary: Up to £40,080 per annum pro rata

Specific Hours: 22.2 hours per week

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