Lecturer in Animal Care

Oaklands College
St. Albans
15 Jan 2021
21 Jan 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
Lecturer in Animal Care

Full Time 37 hours per week

Based at the St Albans Campus

£25,433 - £28,615 per annum - Depending on experience / £30,363 salary achievable after 2 years of employment

We are looking for an experienced Animal Management Lecturer to continue the excellent work for which the Animal and Landbased Industries department have become so well renowned.

Oaklands College is proud of the exceptional reputation of the Animal Care Department and boasts of a highly motivated team. The right person for this role will have an engaging approach to teaching and a real passion for animals.

The successful candidate will have strong organisational skills and the ability to teach across all Animal Management specialisms from BTec Level 1 to Level 4, delivering on a range of units including Biology, Accommodation, Exotic Health, Zoo and Nutrition.

Ideally, candidates should hold a recognised teaching qualification, although full teacher training will be provided for individuals who hold a Level 3 Award in Education and Training and have relevant teaching experience.

You will join a fantastic team who are committed to creating an inspiring curriculum for our new cohort of students and will take an active role in the curriculum design and lesson planning, ensuring students are ready for their next steps.

Closing Date: Sunday 3rd January - Early applications are advised as the advert may close before the closing date.

Interviews will take place remotely via Microsoft Teams, shortlisted candidates will be provided details of the interview.


• Generous Salary

• Automatic entry into the Teachers’ pension Scheme.

• Generous annual leave â€" 42 days pro rata plus 8 days bank holiday pro rata

• A dedicated and friendly team of professionals who are keen to develop and learn.

• Excellent CPD opportunities to grow and development through mentorship and coaching.

• Free onsite parking.

• Subsidised onsite restaurant.

• A cycle scheme and discounted gym membership.

• Fantastic facilities to resource your ability to teach your students.

• Exciting, accelerated leadership development and early promotion opportunities for the right candidates.


• A detailed knowledge of the curriculum and its means of delivery

• High standards of communication and interpersonal skills.

• The ability to work as a team.

• The ability to work towards deadlines.

• The ability to motivate both students and your peers.

We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and communities, and we particularly welcome applicants who are currently under represented in our workforce.This includes but is not limited to Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) candidates and disabled candidates.