Countryside, Wildlife and Environment teacher

Job Description

Post Title: Countryside, Wildlife and Environment Teacher


Post Reference: HORT54


Hours: 0.4 fraction which is 2 days per week, Monday – Friday with flexibility to meet business needs


Salary: £8,304 - £10,489.60 per annum (£20,760 - £26,224 per annum pro rata) which is point L4b – L9c on the Academic Staff Salary Scale - depending on skills and teaching experience


Job Purpose: To support the delivery of a high-quality learning experience for learners wishing to develop their education and careers in the countryside and environment.


Vision: For this role, we are looking for an enthusiastic, talented and self-motivated person to deliver practical training with possibility of both classroom & online teaching and of level 2 and 3 countryside students.  The successful applicant will have plenty of industry knowledge, experience of estate skills- fencing, walling etc and be a confident user of machinery You will work closely with other teachers from the Department to ensure that each learner receives a high level of service alongside excellent training and education. You will need experience of habitat management and be an inspiring teacher. A flexible and positive attitude is required to maintain the success of the provision and to develop this area of education and training further.


Status: Permanent


For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Joanna Jeffery on 01305 215005 during normal working hours.


To Apply:


Please visit the KMC website for a College Application Form and a full Job Description.


Previous applicant need not apply.


Applicants for this position must complete a college employment application form. CVs may be submitted and will be considered in support of a fully completed application form. 


We are not accepting CVs at this stage from Recruitment Agencies


Please return the completed Application Form together with a letter of application by email to or by post to: HR Department, Kingston Maurward College, Dorchester, Dorset, DT2 8PY. 


The Closing Date for Applications:           Friday 30th July 2021 at 9:00am


Proposed Interview Date:                            TBC


For further details on application forms or the recruitment process, please go to our website Alternatively, please contact the HR department by emailing


You will be asked to provide evidence of all the qualifications listed on your application form at interview.


Please ensure you read our GDPR Candidate Privacy Notice to understand how your data is processed. This can be found on the College’s Website under “Work for Us” or you can request a copy by emailing


Kingston Maurward College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.


The College welcomes applications from people with a disability and will offer interviews to all those who are able to reasonably fulfil the criteria outlined in this Job Description. If applicants with a disability shortlisted for interview require any assistance in attending please contact the College’s Human Resources Manager in order that alternative arrangements are made.


Kingston Maurward College reserves the right to close this position before the published closing date, should the need occur. We therefore advise that you complete and submit your application as soon as possible.


Following receipt of completed application forms, if you have not heard from the College within 2 weeks of the closing date regrettably you will not have been short listed on this occasion. All short listed applicants will be contacted within 2 weeks of the closing date or no later than 3 days prior to the interview date (where an interview date is specified).