Farm Technician (Arable)

Suffolk New College

£10,000,000 (Annual)

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Farm Technician (Arable)
37 hours per week (52 weeks per year)
Within the range of £22,071 to £25,041 per annum

This is an exciting opportunity for a Farm technician to join our growing team based at Suffolk Rural, Otley, which is a specialist land-based campus within East Anglia, just 9 miles outside of Ipswich.

The Farm technician is responsible for supporting the daily planning, organisation, supervision and administration of activities on the farm. You will be required to assist with day to day duties on the Farm to support both our commercial operations and our students studying land-based qualifications. Training to use specialist equipment and systems will be offered.

We are looking for relevant industry experience and formal industry tickets to support the work required on the land. Ideally you will have some experience of working with young people, record keeping and online farm management systems.

As part of your role you will contribute to the wider College health and safety activity and therefore you should have a good understanding of health and safety and be prepared to undertake training in these areas e.g. first aid

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

At Suffolk New College, we promote the culture of BeSNC. Implementing BeSNC is not just a choice; it's a commitment to providing the best possible environment for our learners to thrive. It's a commitment to nurturing an inclusive and supportive community where each student, staff and community member can reach their full potential.

Please note we reserve the right to withdraw the advert prior to the closing date if we have sufficient applications.

Closing date: Wednesday 22nd May 2024 at 12:00 Midnight

Interview date: To be Confirmed, The College reserves the right to interview immediately

For further information about this vacancy please follow this link to our website:

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 & Barring Service (DBS) check.

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Suffolk New College


£10,000,000 (Annual)

Ends on 22 May 2024

11 days ago