Instructor in Practical Equine Skills (FE)

Anglia Ruskin University
July 11, 2024
Offerd Salary:£25,138
Working address:N/A
Contract Type:Other
Working Time:Part time
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Job Category


Vacancy Type


Employment Type

Non standard year

Salary From

£25,138 per annum, pro rata

Salary To

£28,759 per annum, pro rata



Ref No


Closing Date



  • Instructor in Practical Equine Skills Job Description (PDF, 763.45kb)
  • Abouth ARU:

    ARU is a global university transforming lives through innovative, inclusive and entrepreneurial education and research. ARU holds a Gold award for the quality of its education, awarded through the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF).

    Writtle College is nestled in the Essex countryside, and our 150-hectare campus features beautiful landscaped gardens, and state-of-the-art facilities. Our campus is home to specialised teaching spaces, focusing on animal, sport, environmental, agricultural and horticultural studies in our Further Education provision. We offer a mix of practical, and classroom-based learning, allowing our students to gain qualifications, and prepare for a rewarding career in their chosen field.

    About the role:

    We are looking for a committed individual to instruct on full and part time equine courses to our Further Education students, including teaching riding, and instilling the highest industry standard amongst our students during their weekly yard duties.

    Working as part of the core Further Education Equine team, everything you do will strive for excellence. You will be required to develop student's industry skills, across a range of equine yard duties, including horse turnout competition preparation. Additionally, you will support curriculum staff in preparing students for end point practical and synoptic assessments and undertake assessment.

    The successful candidate will also provide innovative and comprehensive training activities across the Equine Training Centre, supporting competitions and external events as and when required.

    To be selected for this role, you must be an enthusiastic individual with a passion to succeed. It is essential to have a proven track record of working in a similar role, along with being in possession of a BHSAI Exam and/or UKCC Level 2 Equine Coaching qualification. It would also be advantageous to hold a recognised teaching qualification, as well as an Assessor/Verifier Award.

    Informal enquiries can be made to [email protected]

    Find out more about working with us.

    We offer an extensive range of benefits including a generous holiday entitlement, occupational pension schemes, training and development opportunities, travel to work scheme and a competitive relocation package. Visit our benefits page for full details.

    It is expected that interviews will take place on 18 July 2024 at Writtle College

    ARU are committed to the safeguarding of all its students, staff and visitors and provides a safe physical environment.

    All appointments at ARU Writtle are subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks, including a satisfactory Enhanced criminal records with Children's Barred List check through the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Further information can be obtained from https: // www. service-check.

    This role is considered exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020. Further information about filtering offences can be found in the DBS filtering guide. https: // www. filtering-guide#can-an-employer-ask-an-individual-to-declare-details-of-all- convictions-and-cautions.

    We are committed to safeguarding and promoting welfare of our staff and students and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants should be aware that ARU will carry out online searches as part of the due diligence on short listed candidates.

    We value diversity at ARU and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

    We have a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

    This role does not qualify for visa sponsorship under the point-based system and is therefore only open to applicants with the right to work in the UK.

    Committed to being inclusive and open to discuss flexible working.

    We reserve the right to close this vacancy once we have received sufficient applications.

    Guidance Notes:

    For a list of key requirements, please download the Job Description and Person Specification above. To apply for this role please demonstrate how your skills and experience match the criteria in the person specification.

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