Interim Animal Unit Manager

Job Roles:
Organisation Type:
Further Education
FE College
Contract Type:
Full Time
Subject Area:
Animal Studies
South East
Contract Term:
Salary Description:
£19,687 - £26,164 per annum plus accommodation
3rd Dec 2018
Start Date:
Plumpton College
Job Ref:

Location: Plumpton, Lewes BN7 3AE

We are seeking an Animal Unit Manager to lead our animal management technicians in caring for our wide ranging collection of exotic, small and large animal species is the hub of the College’s thriving animal management provision with students on courses ranging from Level 1 to BSc (Hons). This is an interim position which is expected to be needed until early 2019 while we recruit for a permanent Animal Collections Manager.

We are seeking an individual who will maintain and deliver a high quality teaching resource to enhance our students’ experience. You will need to be qualified to Level 4 in animal management or a related subject as well as demonstrating extensive experience of working in the animal industry. You will be a well-organised manager with experience of leading a team, who is well-organised and enthusiastic.

At Plumpton College we are Ambitious & Progressive, Enterprising, Professional, Supportive and Passionate about everything we do – if you share these values and would like to be part of our growing team then we’d like to hear from you. As well as a competitive salary, you can also look forward to a great range of benefits including 26 days holiday plus bank holidays (as well as up to 5 efficiency days at Christmas), membership of the Teachers’ pension scheme and free on-site parking.

To apply please complete an application form and an equality and diversity monitoring form and return them to or send it to: HR Department, Plumpton College, Ditchling Road, Plumpton, East Sussex, BN7 3AE. Tel: 01273 890454.

For further information about the role including job description and application form please visit the vacancies section of our website

This is an immediate requirement and as such we reserve the right to call candidates to interview or withdraw this vacancy at any time if there is a good level of response. Therefore, we recommend you submit your application as early as possible.

Closing Date:
Contact Details:
Plumpton College
Tel: 01273 890454
Contact: HR

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