Working Farm Manager

Salary: Circa £43,000 per annum (dependent on experience)

Closing Date: 30th June 2021

Interview Date: 12th July 2021

The Role

Working Farm Manager


Circa £43,000 per annum (depending on experience)                                 Full-Time

Bishop Burton College is seeking an experienced, forward thinking manager for its 360 hectare mixed farm, supporting students to develop their higher level technical skills. The new post-holder will be well-supported and this opportunity would suit someone who wishes to fast-track their farm management career.

You will have excellent arable and livestock husbandry skills, together with a sound understanding of business management, farm records and accounts. This is an exciting opportunity to develop the use of the latest precision agriculture technologies which come with the college’s status as an Institute of Technology. 

Working to sustainable farm management principles, you will deliver excellent arable and livestock performance comparable with commercial benchmarks. You will manage livestock systems which demonstrate the very best in animal welfare practices. You will maintain high standards of estate maintenance and have an eye for detail to manage what is effectively a showcase farm.

You will have excellent communication skills and the people skills necessary to effectively manage the farm staff team and to support student learning on the farm.

Family living accommodation is available on campus.

To discuss this role please contact Bill Meredith, Principal & Chief Executive on 01964 553011.

The Benefits


  • Excellent rural work environment
  • Free car parking
  • On-site catering facilities
  • 25 days holiday plus 8 bank holidays
  • Discounted gym membership at the on-site gym
  • Membership to the Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Strong College Values such as Striving for Excellence and ‘Can do’ Attitude

How to Apply

To apply you can either;

Forward your CV and covering letter by the closing date to   


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 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:           30 June 2021

Interview date:         W/C 12 July 2021

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