Keeper & Aquarist Lecturer/ assessor






£25,368-£28,080pa Salary for unqualified Lecturers. £29,626-£39,090pa Salary for qualified Lecturers

Closing date:

30 September 2023

Job Title: Keeper & Aquarist Apprenticeship Lecturer/Assessor

Location: Enfield

Contract Type: Full-time, permanent

Hours per week: 36 hours

Salary: £25,368-£39,090pa inclusive. Salary dependant of Teaching qualification

Over the last 50 years, Capel Manor College has helped thousands of school leavers and adults achieve their dream of working with animals, plants and the environment.  As London’s environmental college, the College plays a vital role in the green agenda for the capital, equipping the next generation of land-based sector workers with the skills and knowledge needed to preserve and protect London’s wildlife, national parks and green spaces.  Capel Manor College is an exciting, innovative and stimulating work environment and we are interested in hearing from applicants who are committed to excellence and improving the lives of others through education, training and skills development.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced zoo keeper to be responsible for the teaching of the recently introduced Keeper & Aquarist apprenticeship delivered by the College.  It is intended that the post holder will deliver learning programmes, conduct workplace assessments, assist apprentices and their employers and provide support. Capel was the first college in the country to offer this apprenticeship and already delivers for several major clients including London ZSL.

The ideal candidate will be degree-educated with relevant industrial experience. They will have an understanding and experience of curriculum development and innovation.

The successful candidate will will teach groups of apprentices including associated preparation and marking, conduct workplace reviews and assessments using the e-portfolio Smart Assessor.

They will support in the design and preparation of learning materials and assessment of apprentices, including formative and summative assessments, internal verification and supervision of examinations.

What’s in it for you?

We offer the opportunity to help develop your skills and knowledge in a friendly team environment, plus a range of benefits including generous annual leave, a defined benefit pension scheme (Teacher’s Pension Scheme for Lecturing roles and Local Government Pension Scheme for Support roles), employee assistance programme and full access to Capel Gardens.


Equality, diversity and inclusion

Capel Manor College is committed to creating and promoting an equal, diverse and inclusive workforce that enables those working at the College to achieve their full potential.  We are committed to achieving a truly representative workforce and therefore welcome applications from all sections of the community. 


We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of our students and expect everybody working for the College to share this commitment. We actively seek DBS clearance checks for applications of employment as part of our safeguarding procedures.

Closing Date: 5.00pm on Saturday 30 September 2023



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