Dog Grooming Instructor

Plumpton College
£16,129 - £22,229 p/a pro rata
12 Apr 2017
12 May 2017
Contract Type
Part Time
We have a new exciting opportunity, not to be missed! At Plumpton College we are currently looking for a Dog Grooming Instructor to come and join our team. The successful candidate will join us on a part time, permanent basis working Monday evenings and Wednesday evenings (5.30pm - 8.30pm). You will receive a competitive salary of £16,129 - £22, 229 per annum pro rata for hours worked.

With over 3,000 students, excellent resources and a drive for continuous quality improvement, Plumpton College is actively seeking staff with the right values and attributes who want to make a difference and be part of this exciting phase of our development. We are looking to recruit professional and ambitious individuals to form an integral part of our growing college team.

About the Dog Grooming Instructor role

The Instructor is responsible to the Head of Department for instructing and assessing students in Dog Grooming.

Duties and Responsibilities of our Dog Grooming Instructor will include but are not limited to;

- As directed by Programme Manager and Curriculum Manager, plan, prepare, teach, assess, report and monitor to ensure each highly effective lessons to a consistently good or outstanding standard. Share teaching, learning and assessment (TLA) good practice and celebrate students' and others' successes.

- Conduct initial assessments and record within the Student Individual Learning Plan, adapt teaching delivery to meet the requirements of the plan and monitor student progress frequently and report to programme Manager.

- Work as a personal tutor, co-ordinated by Programme Manager and Curriculum Manager, and engage with student services as required.

- Support students to participate in, and gain value from, the cross college tutorial programme, developing personal, employment and study writer skills, including careers guidance.

What we're looking for in our Dog Grooming Instructor

- Hold a professional qualification or equivalent in Dog Grooming, minimum Level 3 City and Guilds.

- Hold a relevant teaching qualification for level of programme/course or be willing to gain a relevant formal qualification.

- Show evidence of or potential to teach to a consistently good or better standard.

- Level 2 or higher qualifications in both English and maths.

- Sector / industry experience and/or evidence of specialist subject knowledge in key areas.

- Demonstrate a strong desire to work collaboratively as part of a high performing team.

- Have a strong desire to see students succeed, evidenced by good or better key performance indicators for allocated programme(s).

- Clear understanding of the needs of students and how these may be met.

- Demonstrate a clear understanding of the factors affecting student welfare and best practice in maintaining and enhancing student behaviour and safeguarding.

- Excellent communicator with highly developed interpersonal skills.

- Willing and able to develop curriculum, teaching and learning materials in subject specialisms as part of continuous development.

- Comprehensive and well developed IT skills.

- Skills and experience in problem solving and a flexible and adaptable approach.

- Adaptable and flexible approach to change.

In return as our Dog Grooming Instructor, we can offer you...

As well as a competitive salary, you can also look forward to a great range of benefits including 26 days holiday plus bank holidays, membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme, child care voucher scheme and free on-site parking.

f you believe you have a significant contribution to make to our future and would like to join us as the new Dog Grooming Instructor then please click 'apply' today - don't miss out, we'd love to hear from you!