Agricultural Engineering Instructor

Contract Type: Permanent

Closing Date: 23 June 2024

Salary: £23,130 to £27,674 per annum, dependant on experience and qualifications

Specific Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Agricultural Engineering Instructor

Agricultural Engineering Instructor

£23,130 to £27,674 per annum, dependant on experience and qualifications

37.5 hours per week


About Us

Hartpury University and Hartpury College are among the UK’s leading specialist education providers in agriculture, animal, equine, sport and veterinary nursing. Located in Gloucestershire, Hartpury University and Hartpury College sit side-by-side on a beautiful 360-hectare campus. We provide world-class facilities to more than 4,500 university and college-level students studying undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, A-levels and diplomas, as well as undertaking industry research. The University is rated top 10 in the UK for Teaching Quality (The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2023) and has 97% graduate employability, whilst the College is rated Ofsted Outstanding in all areas.  A passionate and innovative business culture and exceptional support networks make Hartpury an ideal career choice.

Hartpury is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community – a place where we can all be ourselves. We particularly welcome applicants that we are underrepresented in, including those from ethnically diverse backgrounds, LGBTQI+ communities, and those living with disabilities. As part of our commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion we offer a range of inclusive policies, flexible working arrangements and a multi-faith space to support staff from different backgrounds. To find out more about our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusivity, please click here.

About the Role

  • Support Lecturers in the delivery of Machinery/Workshop practical based units
  • Demonstrate best practice to students in accordance with current health, safety procedures.
  • Assist with the purchasing of consumables to support the teaching of Engineering subject areas.
  • You will co-ordinate and support students on machinery practical's liaising with Lecturers and Farm Staff.    

About You

  • Demonstrate a range of practical skills.
  • Degree or relevant industry experience within the agricultural sector
  • Strong team player
  • Excellent administration skills and demonstrate a willingness to engage with external partners and industry.
  • Highly motivated individual who enjoys all aspects of agriculture, instilling students with a passion for the subject and a desire to develop their understanding.

We offer a fantastic package of staff benefits including:

  • Hybrid working arrangements with blended approach of office and home working.
  • 25 days annual leave entitlement plus bank holidays rising to 30 days with length of service.
  • Wellbeing support including our Employee Assistance Programme
  • Generous pension scheme (LGPS)
  • Employee Discounts Scheme
  • Onsite fitness facilities
  • Support for continuous professional development
  • Flexible working opportunities available
  • Enhanced maternity, adoption and paternity leave

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment.  All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks. 

Click the button below to apply online or telephone (01452) 702135 to request documents by post. 

You can access the job description here

The closing date for receipt of applications is 23rd June

We reserve the right to close this vacancy before the specified closing date should we receive sufficient applications or in order to respond to business needs. In order to avoid missing an opportunity to apply please submit your application as early as possible.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK.

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