Farm Assistant

Vacancies Posted 11/03/20
The North School are seeking an enthusiastic, hard working farm assistant to work on our busy school farm.

FARM ASSISTANT

37hrs per week / All year round (weekends included)

Kent Range 3 : £17,365 per annum

The North School are seeking an enthusiastic, hard working farm assistant to work on our busy school farm. The farm is well equipped with modern facilities and is used across the curriculum as well as by visiting schools and groups. We have a thriving Young Farmers’ Club, who have had successes at shows such as the Kent County Show.

Experience of farm work and/or animal care is essential to the role as our range of animals including reptiles, small animals, poultry and farm animals. The successful applicant, as well as assisting with the general running of the farm, will also assisting with the delivery of some our farm-based science and animal care lessons, maintaining our garden area and assisting with agricultural shows, trips and events.

A flexible approach to working hours is required especially during lambing and calving periods. The role includes working every other weekend. A full driving licence is desirable. Candidates should be able to work to a high standard, paying particular attention to health and safety on the farm.

Further details about the school can be found on our website www.north.kent.sch.uk and further information about the vacancy together with an application pack can be obtained via email at recruitment@north.kent.sch.uk. Closing date for applications: Midday on Monday 30th March 2020

The North School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. Any successful candidate will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure by the Disclosure & Barring Service. The North School is an Equal Opportunities Employer


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