Team Leader in Animal Management






£31.301-£41,343pa inclusive of London Weighting. Salary based on Teaching and Learning scale for Team Leaders

Closing date:

29 September 2023

Capel Manor College

Job Title: Team Leader in Animal Management

Location: Mottingham

Contract Type: Full-time, permanent

Hours per week: 36 hours

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.  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 Team Leader in Animal Management

The Team Leader contributes and leads on quality assurance procedures and ensure a high quality of provision in response to student and employer/industry needs. The team leader will directly manage practical instructors and encounters officers, ensuring high standards of learning for our students, and animal welfare at our Mottingham campus.

As part of the role, the Team Leader will be lecturing and managing a cohort of students. Therefore, the ideal candidate will hold a teaching qualification (PGCE or DTTLS) or willingness to work towards qualification and at least a HND, degree or similar in a science or animal related discipline. Experience of working in the Animal Management industry and in education is essential.

The successful candidate will be leading, managing and developing the curriculum area within the parameters set by the Director of Studies and Curriculum Leaders in Animal Management & Saddlery. The candidate will work collaboratively and innovatively with staff to foster and 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.

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 Friday 29 September 2023

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