Lecturer in Animal (FE)

Anglia Ruskin University
June 20, 2024
Offerd Salary:£29,605
Working address:N/A
Contract Type:fixed term to 12th M
Working Time:Full time
Working type:N/A
Ref info:N/A

Job Category

Teaching, Research & Scholarship

Vacancy Type

Fixed term contract

Employment Type

Full time

Salary From

£29,605 per annum, pro rata (unqualified) / £33,966 per annum, pro rata (qualified)

Salary To

£32,982 per annum, pro rata (unqualified) / £34,980 per annum, pro rata (qualified)



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Closing Date



  • Job Description and Person Specification (PDF, 93.32kb)
  • About 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 seeking a highly motivated Lecturer in Animal to provide a high-quality service to our students on study programmes and apprenticeships, teaching mainly on Animal and Veterinary Nursing programmes. The successful candidate will play a key role in inspiring and educating students, and this position offers a unique opportunity to contribute to the academic and personal development of students while working in a vibrant and supportive academic community.

    The role holder will be required to deliver engaging lectures for our Animal and Veterinary Nursing courses, develop and update course materials ensuring alignment with academic standards, and collaborate with colleagues to contribute to curriculum development and enhancement. You will also be required to provide constructive feedback to students, along with mentoring and guiding the students in their academic and professional endeavours.

    It is essential that you hold an appropriate vocational qualification at NVQ Level 3 or equivalent, alongside English and Maths qualifications equivalent to a pass at Level 2. It is also a requirement that you are currently on the Register of Veterinary Nurses or on the Register of Veterinary Surgeons held by the RCVS. You will hold an appropriate Teaching Qualification or be willing to commence studies to gain the relevant level of qualification within 1 year of employment.

    This role is fixed term to 12th March 2025 (in line with a period of secondment)

    Informal enquiries can be made to the Assistant Director of FE (English and Maths) at [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 anticipated that interviews will take place week commencing 24 June 2024

    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. gov.uk/disclosure-barring- 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. gov.uk/government/publications/dbs-filtering-guidance/dbs- 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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