Lecturer in Land based and Animal Care

RNN Group UK
Yorkshire & Humber
£24139 - £27940

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Job Description

Lecturer in Land based and Animal Care

Full time, 37 hours per week/52 weeks per year


Salary; £24,139 - £27,940 per annum (depending on experience and qualifications)

Location; Dearne Valley College, Rotherham

About the Role

The role of lecturer is to equip our students with skills for their future through the delivery of outstanding education and training and inspire students to achieve their potential. This role offers you the opportunity to do this every day. It is the job satisfaction that comes from this that makes a teaching role special.

The key roles of a Lecturer are to deliver excellent teaching each year, completing the relevant preparation and marking that supports this, and to set SMART targets to enable students to reach their potential.

There is some flexibility in this role dependant on the applicant’s skill set for example:

This could be a more practical based role teaching level 1 Land Based, level 2 Animal Care and some involvement with introductory Countryside studies, Forest school and our Land based retail outlet.

Or alternatively

The role could be more theory/classroom based teaching on our HE and Level 3 Animal Management programmes which include: Animal Biology, Breeding and Genetics, Animal Nursing and Animal Behaviour.

You will…

Hold a relevant qualification at level 3 or above in a land based subject and for our higher education learning programmes you should hold a land based degree.

You must hold a relevant teaching qualification, or be willing to work towards.

You will have the ability to deliver a quality teaching, learning and assessment experiences across a range of levels in Further Education. You will need to be passionate and engaging with the ability to bring the subject matter to life and make it a positive experience with a wide variety of learners.

Department Info

The Animal Care Curriculum Area opened in September 2020 and offers courses from Level 1 to Level 6 in Animal Care and Animal Management. With a wide variety of animals housed in our modern facilities, now is a very exciting time to join our team!

Your line manager will be the Curriculum Director and/or Curriculum Manager.  You will regularly report on your objectives to update your Programme Leader / Curriculum Leader regarding a range of KPI’s including (but not limited to) student recruitment, retention, anticipated achievement, attendance and punctuality.

Our excellent benefits and rewards package:

  • Access to Teachers pensions scheme pension
  • Up to 50 days annual leave per year including closure during Christmas period
  • Access to our gyms, restaurants and salons
  • Staff health & wellbeing and benefits schemes including inhouse Occupational Health service
  • Full, part time and flexible working hours available in many roles
  • Parking available at all of our sites
  • Fantastic career development opportunities including funding for teacher training, apprenticeships and various other industry recognised qualification.

What is the RNN Group?

RNN Group’s main goal is to be an ‘outstanding’ education and training provider and this is at the heart of everything that we do. To help us achieve this we are looking to recruit highly motivated, innovative and dynamic individuals to join our existing teams. To be a part of the team at RNN Group we will expect you to be committed to our values too;

  • We are Inclusive,
  • We have Integrity,
  • We Deliver,
  • We are One Team.

We celebrate diversity and are proud to have been recognised as Investors in Diversity for our work on Equality, Diversity and Inclusion.  This means that you’d be working in a supportive environment that encourages, recognises and celebrates effort, achievement and cooperative attitudes. We welcome applications from everyone regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, sexuality, faith or disability. We are also proud to be part of the Disability Confidence Scheme.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, vulnerable adults and young people. All new employees will be required undertake a DBS check.

If you require further information about this vacancy please contact the HR department on or \recruitment@rnngroup.ac.uk