We are recruiting for a Lecturer in Equine. You will perform the role of Teacher of Equine, undertaking preparation, delivery and marking, ensuring achievement of agreed performance and quality targets. You will be expected to strive to maintain above average success rates in all areas, using innovation within your teaching and assessing and utilising e-learning opportunities where appropriate.
As part of the teacher role you will deliver the practical and theory aspects of the Equine curriculum across all levels of FE and HE. You will be required to deliver high quality, inspirational teaching which encourages learners to reach their full potential, promoting progression on to higher level courses or preparing them for careers working within the equestrian industry. As part of the Equine 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 learners.
You will be open, personable and a good team player and be comfortable being a hands-on member of the equine team, forming good relationships with the rest of the team and supporting them with lesson ideas, cover and student management. You will attend regular lunchtime meetings and work with the team to deliver a holistic curriculum and seek opportunities to collaborate to ensure that lessons have universal benefit and not stand alone. You will have a flexible and co-operative approach to your job and understand that beyond teaching, you are happy arranging and attending regular parent and information evenings and organising and attending FE and HE Open days.
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 equine husbandry is essential, with knowledge and experience in a broad range of industry settings advantageous.
Derby College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.