Higher Education Academic Lead in Animal Sciences

Salary: Circa £36,000 to £37,000 depending on qualifications and experience

Closing Date: 27th June 2021

Interview Date: 5th July 2021

The Role


Higher Education

Academic Lead in Animal Sciences



Salary:           Circa £36,000 to £37,000

(depending on qualifications and experience)

Full Time:                 37 Hours per week, Permanent


Are you a leader?


Are you innovative and able to develop ideas to increase the student experience?


There is an exciting and challenging opportunity to join our team as Academic Lead for our Animal Sciences provision. You will take a lead role in the management and development of Higher Education both undergraduate and postgraduate programmes such as Bio veterinary Science, Animal Behaviour & Welfare, Animal Training and Animal Management.  


This exciting opportunity includes responsibility for the leadership and management of the current curriculum team.


You will need to demonstrate that you are experienced in managing Higher Education programmes and that you have teaching or training experience at Level 6 or above in one of the subject areas within the current curriculum offer.


You must be able to provide evidence of successful curriculum development as well as experience of implementing innovative ideas which impact positively on student satisfaction and the student experience. 


You will have a forward-thinking approach to enhancing the student journey and supporting the college to provide positive outcomes for our students.  An excellent communicator, you will be enthusiastic, highly organised, and able to work flexibly as part of a team.


As an Investors in People Gold award holder, the college prides itself on being values driven with a ‘one team’ ethos. This is recognised by staff as a key strength and, though we challenge our staff to perform to the best of their abilities, the college a great place to work.


Bishop Burton College is one of the leading land-based Colleges in the UK with strong and sustained growth in student numbers, providing Further Education and Higher Education at our Campuses. We have a large and varied Estate spread over three sites, one situated in the picturesque village of Bishop Burton and the other two sites based near Lincolnshire. The Lincolnshire sites include the Showground Campus featuring state of the art teaching environments, engineering workshops, sports facilities, world class laboratories and an animal management unit. At our Bishop Burton campus we have undergone a multi-million pound campus development programme including significant investment in state of the art teaching and learning facilities, sports facilities, an outstanding industry leading animal unit, a commercially run farm and an international standard equestrian facility.

The Benefits


·         Excellent rural work environment

·         Free car parking

·         On-site catering facilities

·         35 days holiday plus 8 bank holidays

·         Discounted gym membership at the on-site gym

·         Membership to the Teachers Pension Scheme

·         Strong College Values such as Striving for Excellence and ‘Can do’ Attitude


How to Apply

To apply please visit our website: and download the application form and job description with the person specification.   E-mail your completed application form to the HR Team, by midnight on the closing date to   

If you have any queries please contact the HR Team at the above email address or telephone 01964 504190.


Closing date:           27 June 2021

Interview date:        w/c 5 July 2021

No Agencies


The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment.  An enhanced DBS check will be carried out on the successful candidate.  Bishop Burton College is committed to Equal Opportunities for all.


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