Animal Welfare and Science Teacher – Animal Nursing

Kingston Maurward College

£32,046 (Annual)

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We are seeking a highly skilled candidate to join our Animal Welfare and Science Department to provide teaching to a range of students studying units including animal nursing, animal biology, animal husbandry and welfare and other industry-relevant topics.

The ideal candidate will be an enthusiastic and self-motivated teacher with the ability to deliver high quality, inspiring theory and practical teaching sessions with strong industry links to give our learners an exceptional learning experience. You will work alongside our experienced team members to deliver high quality teaching, learning and assessment to a wide range of HE and FE learners.

Candidates who have experience in delivering further or higher education to a range of abilities, notably Technical City and Guilds qualifications are desired, however, those applicants without such academic experience (perhaps those with strong industry experience) but with a passion for delivering exceptional teaching to learners must be prepared to be quick thinking, hardworking and creative in inspiring our learners in our animal care department.

This post would suit an experienced Veterinary nurse who is looking to get into / return to a teaching position.

In addition to working on the beautiful 17th Century Estate, you will benefit from the following:
• Membership to the Teachers Pension Scheme. This is a defined benefit scheme with generous employer contributions
• 35 days holiday plus bank holidays (pro rata for part-time staff)
• Cycle to work scheme
• Free on-site car parking
• A range of on-site catering facilities
• Optional health cash plan
• Free use of the on-site gym
• Career development opportunities
• On-site accommodation may be available at reduced rent
• Reduced on-site horse livery rate – subject to suitability
• Strong College Values - Inspire, Challenge and Care

For an informal discussion about the role, the qualifications needed or your suitability, please call Wayne Clarke on 01305 215000, option 1, extension 1115 during normal working hours.

The college doesn’t hold a sponsorship licence therefore we are not open to candidates who require sponsorship under the points-based system.

Status: Permanent

Hours: 37 hours per week, Monday – Friday with flexibility to meet business needs.

Salary: £26,325 - £32,046 per annum depending upon qualifications and experience which is points L4b – L9c on the Academic Staff Salary Scale.

To Apply:

Please visit the KMC website for a College Application Form and a full Job Description.

Closing Date for Applications: Rolling

Proposed Interview Date: As and when required

Applicants for this position must complete an employment application form. CVs may be submitted but only in support of a fully completed application form.

Please return the completed Application Form by email to or by post to: HR Department, Kingston Maurward College, Dorchester, Dorset, DT2 8PY.

We reserve the right to close this position before the published date, should the need occur. We therefore advise that you complete and submit your application as soon as possible.

Kingston Maurward College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults. All applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check.

The College welcomes applications from people with a disability and will offer interviews to all those who are able to reasonably fulfil the criteria outlined in this Job Description. If applicants with a disability shortlisted for interview require any assistance in attending please contact the College’s Human Resources Manager in order that alternative arrangements are made.

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Following receipt of completed application forms, if you have not heard from the College within 2 weeks of the closing date regrettably you will not have been short listed on this occasion. All short-listed applicants will be contacted within 2 weeks of the closing date or no later than 3 days prior to the interview date (where an interview date is specified).


Kingston Maurward College


£32,046 (Annual)

Ends on 12 Apr 2024

5 months ago