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Technician in Agriculture

The Bedford College Group

Location: Old Warden
Salary: £18,188 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 30th July 2020
Closes: 16th August 2020
Job Ref: R001573

Job description
We have a great opportunity based at our Shuttleworth campus for a Technician in Agriculture to become a key member of our Land and Environment department.

As a Technician in Agriculture, you will play a pivotal role in the success of our students through:

Contributing to the day to day running of Kingshill Farm, a mixed arable and livestock farm. Overseeing all practical areas across the Agriculture provision including livestock, crops and machinery, taking an active role in promoting health & safety Providing technical support to teaching staff during practical sessions in machinery workshops, at the farm, in classrooms and in practical working areas.  

Our ideal candidates will have successful recent practical experience in vocational area (agriculture), knowledge of machinery, tool use and general land based activities and knowledge of current industry practices, alongside the following qualifications:

Level 3 qualification in Agriculture or Land based Studies English and Maths or similar at GCSE grade A-C or equivalent Willingness to undertake additional training  

Further details of the essential criteria for the post can be located within the Job Description.

About Us
The Bedford College Group aims to deliver world-class skills and education to the communities we serve. The Bedford College Group is comprised of Bedford College, Shuttleworth College, The Bedford Sixth Form, Tresham College and the National College of Motorsport.

Contract Type –Bedford College Professional Services Ltd (BCPS Ltd)

40 hours per week (1.0 FTE) / 52 weeks per year
25 days holiday per annum

An Enhanced DBS check will be required and you will be required to declare any convictions, cautions, reprimands or final warnings, which would not be filtered in line with current guidance.

Interviews will be held on a date to be confirmed

As a result of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, in the interests of business continuity The Bedford College Group has made the decision to conduct out interviews via Microsoft Teams. More information on Microsoft Teams interviews will be discussed at interview stage.

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