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Land based Lecturer (Agriculture Specialism)

SMB Group
Brooksby, East Midlands
Competitive Salary
Closing date
9 Jul 2023

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Land based Lecturer (Agriculture Specialism)
(Reference: SMB451)
Hours: Full or part time
Salary: Competitive dependent upon experience 
Based at our Brooksby Campus

The SMB Group is a highly successful FE college, formed through the merger of Stephenson College and Brooksby Melton College. We are an innovative and highly responsive centre for education and training with campuses in Coalville, Melton Mowbray and Brooksby. 

The SMB Group, is benefiting from the DFE funding to be able to transform the college facilities and provide brand new resources for the Landbased department. 

In particular, the college has a real emphasis on creating a brand-new farm along with Agriculture Tech Centre. 

Due to the growth of our landbased department we are looking for an Agriculture specialist to join the SMB Group and be part of our journey to become a Lecturer at a leading Land based provider. 

Using your specialist knowledge and experience you can try a career which incorporates the practical elements of agriculture and educates the future farmers of country.

As an Agriculture Lecturer you will have the ability to deliver across the full range of the department's provision. You may currently be working in an Agriculture setting looking for your first job in teaching.  You will have a passion for innovation, bringing new ideas and embedding new technologies into the learning environment. 

These are really exciting times in Agriculture and a growing demand from school leavers to study in this apprenticeship pathway.

With an 850 acre countryside estate, including a mixed-use livestock and arable farm, our students get all the hands-on experience they need to build a success career in the industry.

Working as part of the apprenticeship team you will be responsible for the delivery and development of off the job days, these consist of well-planned and delivered teaching sessions and supporting the apprentices with their e-portfolios. You will possess an excellent knowledge and understanding of Agriculture and be able to plan and use a range of effective and appropriate teaching and learning techniques. In addition, you will visit your apprentices on placements and carryout observations and reviews. 

We offer a wide range of benefits including:

•    Career Average Pension Scheme (Teachers’ Pension Scheme)
•    Onsite free parking at all campuses 
•    Professional development 
•    Onsite gym at Brooksby
•    EAP Scheme
•    Discounted Healthcare plan

Our full range of employee benefits can be viewed on our website.

Should you wish to have an informal conversation about the roles, the working environment and progression opportunities please contact us. We also welcome you to come and look around the facilities here at the college, which can also be arranged by appointment.

To apply for this position, please click the apply button and complete an application form.

We value the commitments you may have outside of work and aim to support the professional and personal wellbeing of everyone at The SMB Group. 

We strive to be an equal opportunities employer and actively welcome applications from all sections of the community.
As a Disability Confident Employer we are committed to a positive approach to employing and retaining disabled people. Disabled applicants will be guaranteed an interview where they demonstrate that they meet the essential selection criteria.

The organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all learners and expects all staff to share this commitment. Please note, all applicants will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

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