Team Leader in Animal Management






£31,301-£41,343pa inclusive of London Weighting. Salary based on Teaching and Learning grade for Team Leaders

Closing date:

01 October 2023

Capel Manor College

Job Title: Team Leader in Animal Management

Location: Enfield

Contract Type: Permanent

Hours per week: 36 hours, full time

Salary: £31,301-£41,343pa inclusive


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. 


An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Team Leader in Animal Management at Enfield.


The successful candidate will be leading, managing and developing a curriculum area within the parameters set by the Curriculum Leader and Director of Studies in Animal Management & Saddlery. The candidate will work collaboratively and innovatively with staff to lead a culture of self-assessment and continuous improvement, promoting high standards of teaching and learning within the area, and producing high standards of student achievement, progression and value added. The Team Leader acts as Lead Internal Verifier and ensures all quality assurance procedures are fully complied with. They will be actively ensuring a high quality of provision in response to student and employer/industry needs and promoting new ways of teaching is also part of the role. Most importantly, the successful candidate will be able to join a vibrant, highly effective team that constantly strives to better people’s lives and prospects through education.

The ideal candidate will will have a teaching qualification (PGCE or DTTLS) or willingness to work towards qualification. At least a HND, degree or similar in a science or animal related discipline. Experience of working in the Animal Management industry and a commitment to animal welfare. Experience of training animals and recognising behaviours is essential.

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 Sunday 1 October 2023

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