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Assessor in Agriculture

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Suffolk New College
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Up to £25,503 pa
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Full Time
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19 February 2020 12:00 PM
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35 hpw.

This is an exciting opportunity to share your professional knowledge and expertise in order to support our apprentices achieve in their chosen field.

Are you passionate about agriculture, specifically crops and livestock? We are looking for a suitably qualified professional to share their knowledge and expertise to help inspire our agricultural apprenticeship students to be become the agricultural specialists of the future.

Working alongside employers, you will be required to recruit, train, assess, and guide apprentices. We are keen to hear from you if you can demonstrate enthusiasm and passion for the agricultural industry and have the ability to encourage and inspire young people.

You should also have relevant up-to-date industry experience, supported by a relevant Level 3 qualification along with a Level 2 qualification or equivalent in mathematics and English. You should also have a commitment to achieving an Assessor qualification within a specified timeframe.

A working knowledge of current issues relating to crop systems, forage and root crop production, agronomy, crop protection with relevant industry experience is desired.

In return we can offer you a team environment that is committed to giving our students the best experience possible to enable them to work competently and confidently out in industry.

If you are looking to move into education as part of your career plan, or you may have industry related skills and experience which could be transferrable, providing you are the right candidate for the job, we will provide you with an excellent level of support to guide you through your training and development and to gain the required qualifications.

Due to the nature of this role, access to personal transport is essential in order to travel to students' workplaces. If using your own vehicle, it is a requirement for your car insurance to cover business use and evidence of this will be requested by finance before any travel claims are paid.

This post is based at Suffolk New College Suffolk Rural. However, Suffolk New College is a multi-campus site therefore you may be required to work at and travel between campuses.

For further information and an application pack, please visit:

Interview date: 25 February 2020.

This college is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. As part of our on-going commitment to Equality and Diversity, Suffolk New College guarantee to short list all applicants from a black or ethnic minority group who meet the essential criteria and all applicants with a disability who meet the essential criteria. All appointments are subject to Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

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