Lecturer – Mechanised Crop Production – South East, UK

Posted 10 September 2015
Salary£20K - £37K basic
Job type Permanent
Contact NameKate Moxon

Job description

A new exciting lecturer opportunity has arisen at a prestigious agricultural college in the South East, UK. A fantastic opportunity and package is offered to an experienced lecturer within Crop Production.


  • To prepare, deliver and assess subject specialisms including crops and mechanisation on a range of Agriculture courses and levels.
  • To support and guide students to achieve success and realise their potential.
  • To manage students’ learning and provide a high quality learning experience.

Main Duties:

  • To teach effectively on a range of Agriculture programmes, levels and qualification types recognising and meeting students’ individual needs.
  • To prepare schemes of work which are up to date and fully meet the requirements of awarding bodies.
  • To research, develop and effectively implement new learning materials in a variety of media to engage students in learning.
  • To assess students’ work effectively to meet awarding body standards.
  • To monitor and record students’ progress and take action to ensure students meet required standards and deadlines.
  • To prepare a variety of reports and maintain records on students’ progress and performance.
  • To extend the students’ learning experience through developing and implementing appropriate vocational opportunities e.g. links with employers, work experience in liaison with the Course Manager.
  • To keep up to date with developments in subject specialism and share expertise with colleagues.
  • To ensure that learning environments are interesting and that learning experiences include diversity awareness and meet health and safety requirements.
  • To ensure that the behaviour of all students within and outside teaching areas meets the Student Code of Conduct.
  • To plan for, oversee and effectively incorporate into the learning experiences of students the work of tutors, teaching assistants and support assistants allocated to the session / class.
  • To complete accurately and to required deadlines a range of administrative tasks relating to students and courses, including registers, enrolments, withdrawals and transfers to meet funding requirements.
  • To participate in and contribute effectively to course team meetings.
  • To implement quality processes effectively and to deadlines for all teaching programmes including organising student focus groups, students participation in surveys and contributing effectively to course reviews.
  • To interview potential students to ensure entry requirements are met and carry out assessments.
  • To be aware of and implement the statutory requirements for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young people in the area and in College.
  • To carry out effectively any other associated duties as requested by the Assistant Director or Executive Director.

Additional duties for Cert Ed / PGCE or equivalent qualified Lecturers.

  • To lead curriculum development and organise the contribution of other members of teaching staff as appropriate.
  • To be a designated Course Manager.
  • To be a designated tutor and provide student support.
  • To act as a subject specialist mentor to new teaching staff as part of the induction process.
  • To work effectively with Advanced Practitioners to contribute to innovation in teaching and learning.


  • You must hold a minimum of a Degree in Agriculture or relevant equivalent
  • Certificate in Pesticide application BASIS
  • Willingness to achieve Certificate in Education
  • GCSE in Maths and English (Grades A-C)

£20,500 - £37,000k basic salary will be offered based upon experience.

Please email your CV to kate@agriRS.co.uk

We thank all applicants who respond, but please be advised that only those short listed for interview will be contacted.

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