Technical Instructor And Yard Assistant

Hadlow College

Location: London
Closing Date: Thursday, June 3rd 2021


Job Type: Training & Education

Job Description

Salary: £17,391 to £19,808 per annum (pro rata)

Hours: 22.2 hours per week, 52 weeks per year

Location: Greenwich

We are looking for a Technical Instructor to join our equine team at the Royal Borough of Greenwich Equestrian Centre.

  • As a Technical Instructor you will provide additional technical assistance to our lecturing staff.
  • You will take responsibility in supervising work experience placements, volunteers, and students.
  • As an instructor you will be demonstrating and providing practical instruction in Equine Studies to students following a variety of modes of study.
  • Further responsibilities include supporting the range of commercial activities such as the riding school and hydrotherapy centre in which training will be provided.

As part of this role, you are required to be included on the rota for overnight cover.  Accommodation is provided for this purpose and payment for overnight stays is made at £40 per night. On average there will be 8 overnights per month, this may change in line with the needs of the department.  

The ideal candidate will have a level 3 or above equine vocational qualification. A teaching qualification, BHS stage 2 teaching or equivalent (or willingness to obtain) and level 2, or equivalent in maths and English are essential. The ability to communicate effectively is essential for this role along with at least one year’s relevant practical experience within the Equine industry.

In return, you will receive 30 days’ annual leave (pro-rata) plus bank holidays (pro rata) and access to the Teachers’ Pension Scheme. You will also benefit from free parking and have access to a range of onsite facilities including a restaurant, shop, garden centre and a free gym.

To apply, please click on the link below which will redirect you to the North Kent College website.  Please note, we do not accept CVs. The job description can be downloaded from our website, All applications should be submitted electronically, however, if you experience difficulties accessing the online application, please click ‘download application’ and email your completed form to or contact us for assistance.

The closing date for receipt of all completed application forms is 3rd June 2021.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of students.  All appointments are subject to pre-employment checks including receipt of a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, providing it to the College for review, and proof of your right to work in the UK.

We are an equal opportunities employer and positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.


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