Lecturer in Agriculture

Brooksby Melton College
Agriculture / Horticulture, College Lecturer, College Teacher
Melton Mowbray
Salary Text
£25,082 – £28,240 per annum (dependant on experience and qualifications)

Lecturer in Agriculture

Permanent, full time working 37 hours per week (Monday – Friday)

Salary £25,082 – £28,240 per annum (dependant on experience and qualifications)

42 days per annum

Brooksby Melton College is a specialist vocational Further and Higher Education provider in Leicestershire, spread across two main campuses – one in the heart of the lively market town of Melton Mowbray and the other on an 850-acre estate at Brooksby.

The College received a “Good” Ofsted judgement in 2016 and our objective is to be judged an “Outstanding” College within the next five years. As part of this journey, both our campuses have undergone a £27m redevelopment, bringing new facilities and improved environments for all our students and staff.

The college has seen significant investment in practical and teaching facilities within our departments benefitting from brand new state of the art facilities. We are proud of the fact that our student achievement is the highest in the East Midlands for 16-18 year olds across all levels and is the 4th highest for level 3 provision.

An exciting opportunity exists for a Lecturer in Agriculture at Brooksby Melton College with experience in livestock based activities preferred.

We are looking to recruit a lecturer to deliver high quality teaching, learning and assessment in Agriculture to learners of all abilities across a wide range of vocational courses. You will be required to contribute to the planning, delivery, assessment, evaluation and design of the courses.

We would like to hear from applicants who have experience of working in agriculture. You will also have a minimum of a degree in a relevant vocational area.

You will be self-motivated, ambitious, enthusiastic, confident and proactive with excellent communication skills.

If you would like an informal chat about this post please contact, in the first instance James Fryer 01664 855432 or by email at jfryer@brooksbymelton.ac.uk

A successful candidate who doesn’t hold Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) will be appointed to a ‘Trainee Lecturer’ role. The salary attached to this role will be £22,282 – £24,351 per annum, depending on qualifications and experience. The candidate will be required to undertake, and be supported through, relevant teaching and vocational qualifications, and on achievement of QTS will be promoted to the qualified Lecturer role.

This post is subject to an enhanced check through the Disclosure and Barring Service, if you require more information download our DBS policy.


Our benefits include:

  • Pension
  • Generous Holidays
  • Additional College Discretionary Closure Days
  • CPD and Training
  • Occupational Health Support
  • Free Car parking


 Closing date for applications is noon – 4th October 2017

Interviews will be held 10th October 2017

Guidelines on how to effectively complete our application form can be downloaded from the website – Before you complete the application form please read the guidance notes carefully.

 Applicants who demonstrate in their application that they possess the skills, experience and abilities required for the job stand the best chance of being shortlisted.

It is important to provide evidence that you can meet each of the requirements in the person specification, by giving specific examples.

To apply, please follow the job board application instructions to submit your CV. You will then be sent an email directing you to the College Careers Portal to complete your application.

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