Veterinary Job

Winchester - Sparsholt

Curriculum Leader or Lecturer – Veterinary Nursing Sparsholt College Hampshire Sparsholt, Winchester SO21 2NF, UK

Practice Type: Other (eg. industry or academia)
Job Type: Permanent, Full Time
Min Offered: £ 20,950 per year GBP
Posted on: 8 Apr 2019

Job Description

£20,950 - £35,014 (dependent upon position, experience and qualifications)


We are looking to appoint either a Curriculum Leader and or Lecturer for our Veterinary Nursing provision.

The Curriculum Leader role will entail leading the vet nursing staff in the continuous improvement of standards of both teaching and learning and pastoral care by supporting the team in their roles and encouraging the implementation of innovative techniques and the robust use of the college’s policies and procedures.

Your main focus will be as Head of the VN Centre to lead and develop the Vet Nursing curriculum at both FE and HE level and to ensure co-ordination with leaners, lecturers, training practices and clinical coaches. This will include continued development of the vet nurse team to enable our learners to achieve the highest possible outcomes during their time at college.

If you are interested in the teaching side and not the management aspects of the role, we would be willing to consider applicants for a Lecturer role delivering c850 contact hours per annum over the teaching weeks.

In either role you will deliver a broad range of Vet Nurse units on the Sparsholt campus and a Vet Nursing qualification and registration is essential. Experience of teaching is desirable but not essential since the college can offer an extensive support package. The post holder will hold, or be willing to attain, a recognised teaching qualification, and will be expected to be self-motivated and a good communicator.


Please set out clearly on the application form whether you are applying for the Lecturer role and/or Curriculum Leader role.   The salary range for a Lecturer position is £20,950 - £32,241 and the range for the Curriculum Leader role is £28,806 - £35,014.


Closing Date: 22 April 2019


College Benefits


  • Eligibility to join the Teachers’ Pension Scheme (a defined benefit pension scheme)
  • Death benefit grant of 3 X salary if in the pension scheme
  • Free on- site parking
  • Car Share Scheme
  • Occupational Sick Pay Scheme
  • Occupational Maternity Pay Scheme
  • Holiday entitlement of 42 days plus bank holidays (pro-rated for part-time staff)
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Scheme
  • On-site gym at the Sparsholt campus (membership £100 per year)
  • Facility to purchase Sparsholt produce including: plants, flowers, fruit & vegetables, fish, venison and turkey
  • Access to discounted hair and beauty treatments at the Andover campus
  • Discounted admission to Marwell Zoo
  • Ability to access a range of CPD events and support with undertaking professional qualifications.
  • Various food outlets and eateries offering good value food and drink at competitive prices


There is a nursery on the Sparsholt campus operated by a commercial provider

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