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Technician Demonstrator in Animal Studies – 18.5 hours per week- £11,839.72 – £12,644.19 

(Full-time Equivalent £23,679.45 - £25,288.38) - West Suffolk College –Bury St Edmunds –Permanent

Come join us on our exciting journey with our NEW Animal Centre based in Bury St Edmunds!

The successful candidate will be passionate about animal welfare and be keen to pass this to our professionals of the future.

You will be required to assist with practical sessions for a variety of students, being patient and consistent in your approach. Your role will be to support our Animal Centre’s teaching staff; from resourcing to the daily care of our animals.

Role Responsibilities

  • Ensure the highest standards of welfare, health and safety and safeguarding are adhered to throughout the academic year.
  • Strive to constantly improve the provision
  • Design and deliver schemes of work, lessons plans for practical activities and assessments.
  • Record and report on learner progress

Required qualifications, skills and experience

  • A proactive approach to resolve issues as they arise. 
  • Attention to detail
  • Accurate record keeping and recording
  • Experience of caring for exotic animals would be an advantage

Please ensure you familiarise yourself with our Character Strengths and Mission Statement to incorporate into your personal statement. You will find this very beneficial if you are invited to attend for an interview and it will help you to understand our expectations of you at an early stage of the recruitment process.



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This College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Closing Date: 25th August 2019

Interview Date: Week Commencing 26th August 2019

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, gender, gender reassignment, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age in accordance with the requirements of the Equality Act 2010.

The College is committed to safeguarding children and safer recruitment practices and will undertake all the required pre-employment checks on the successful candidate including an enhanced DBS Disclosure.

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