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Yard Assistant and Technical Instructor | Hadlow College

Closing date: 22 Jan 2020

Salary: £17,391 to £19,808 per annum plus Outer London Weighting (£1,393 pa)
Hours: Full time, 370 hours per week, 52 weeks per year
Locations: Greenwich

We are seeking a self - motivated person to provide additional technical assistance to our lecturing staff. You will also 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. The role requires you to contribute towards the range of commercial activities run onsite including a Therapy Centre and Riding School. There is a requirement to stay onsite overnight on a rotational basis, each overnight stay is an additional supplement to your pay.

You will need a minimum of a Level 3 Equine qualification. You will also need to have, or be willing to work towards, literacy and numeracy skills at Level 2 or equivalent. You will also need to have, or be willing to work towards British Horse Society teaching qualifications. The ability to communicate effectively is an essential pre-requisite for this role along with at least one year’s relevant practical experience within the Equine industry.

As well as a contributory pension scheme, salary sacrifice scheme and free car parking, the post also attracts 30 days’ holiday per year. The successful candidate will also receive regular training and have the opportunity to take further qualifications such as the British Horse Society exams.

Candidates will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check (DBS) and to provide proof of their right to work in the UK.

To apply for this job, please complete an application form. The job description and application form can be downloaded from our website. Alternatively, you can request an application pack by emailing or telephoning 01732 853977. You are required to complete an application form as we do not accept CVs.

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The closing date for receipt of all completed application forms is 22nd January 2020.

When applying for this role, please reference this job board as your application source when asked.

Due to the volume of applications we receive it is impossible to inform all applicants if they have been short listed: therefore if you have not heard from us within 14 days of the closing date you can assume that you have not been successful.

For more information please contact in the first instance or call 01732 853977 if you would like to discuss this further.

Hadlow College is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages 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.

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