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We have great opportunity based at our Shuttleworth campus for an Associate Lecturer in Agriculture to become a key member of our Land and Environment department.


As an Associate Lecturer in Agriculture, you will play a pivotal role in the success of our students through:


  • Preparing, delivering and assessing Agriculture qualifications within the land based provision on a range of Agriculture courses, including apprenticeships.
  • Supporting and guiding students to achieve success and realise their potential.
  • Managing students’ learning and providing a high quality learning experience.
  • Contributing pro-actively to developments in the Centre in curriculum development and innovative teaching.
  • Participating in marketing and promotion activities to support a range of programmes and learning opportunities.


Our ideal candidates will have a minimum of three years industry experience in the UK Agriculture industry and knowledge of the current developments in UK Agriculture, alongside the following qualifications:


  • Relevant degree and/or level 5 qualification in Agriculture
  • Willingness to achieve Certificate in Education/PGCE or equivalent
  • GSCE Maths and English (grades A – C) or equivalent


Further details of the essential criteria for the post can be located within the Job Description.


About Us


The Bedford College Group aims to deliver world-class skills and education to the communities we serve. The Bedford College Group is comprised of Bedford College, Shuttleworth College, The Bedford Sixth Form, Tresham College and the National College of Motorsport.


Contract Type - Bedford College Professional Services Ltd (BCPS Ltd)


Unqualified Lecturer - FE - £20.50 per hour

Unqualified Lecturer - HE - £23.00 per hour


Qualified Lecturer - FE - £21.50 per hour

Qualified Lecturer - HR - £24.00 per hour


An Enhanced DBS check will be required and you will be required to declare any convictions, cautions, reprimands or final warnings, which would not be filtered in line with current guidance.


The closing date for applications is 16 December 2019.


Interviews will be held on a date to be confirmed.


For further information and to apply click here



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