Team Leader in Animal Management

Job Type:
Job Title / Sector:
Further Education, College Tutor / Lecturer
South East England
£29,829 to £39,387 per annum
Salary Description:
£29,829 - 39,387 per year
Job Ref:

Team Leader in Animal Management

Salary :£29,829-£35,224pa salary for unqualified Lecturers

£37,243-£39,387pa salary for qualified Lecturers Salary inclusive of London Weighting

Full Time, Permanent

36 hours, 52 weeks per year


Capel Manor College is the only College in London that aims to deliver outstanding and inspirational and environmental land-based learning opportunities across the Greater London region. Our most recent Ofsted report rated the College "good" with good effectiveness of leadership and management. Aspiring to excellence, the College has an excellent reputation for quality, is financially strong and has continuous growth in student numbers. Fundamental to the College's forward-thinking strategy is support for the environment and food supply in Greater London and the southeast

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Team Leader in Animal Management at Mottingham

The successful candidate will be leading, managing and developing the curriculum area within the parameters set by the Director of Studies in Animal Management & Saddlery. The candidate will work collaboratively and innovatively with staff to lead a culture of self-assessment and continuous improvement, promoting high standards of teaching and learning within the area, and producing high standards of student achievement, progression and value added. The team leader acts as Lead Internal Verifier at Mottingham and ensures all quality assurance procedures are fully complied with. Activities such as ensuring a high quality of provision in response to student and employer/industry needs and promoting new ways of teaching is also part of the role.

The ideal candidate will will have a teaching qualification (PGCE or DTTLS) or willingness to work towards qualification. HND, degree or similar in a science or animal related discipline. Experience of working in the Animal Management industry and a commitment to animal welfare.

What's in it for you?

We offer the opportunity to help develop your skills and knowledge in a friendly team environment, plus a range of benefits including a career average pension scheme (LGPS), employee assistance programme and full access to Capel Gardens.

Equality, diversity and inclusion
We are committed to creating and promoting a diverse and inclusive workforce that better reflects the wider community we support. We particularly welcome applicants from groups currently under-represented in senior roles, including females, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME), people with disabilities and from the LGBTQ community.


We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of our students and expect everybody working for the College to share this commitment. We actively seek DBS clearance checks for applications of employment as part of our safeguarding procedures.

Closing Date: 30 April 2020

Interview Date: TBC

Closing Date:
Contact Details:
Tel: 08455 643 080
Contact: Sharron Probert

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