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Land-based Workshop Technician


£22,643.24 per annum


Fixed Term for 2 Years


37 hours

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Lead for Land and Outdoor


Northumberland College


Post Ref: 6204. Full Time, 37 hours per week, Fixed Term for 2 years, £22,643.24 per annum

 Attractive benefits for this post include 35 days’ annual leave per year plus bank holidays and the opportunity to join the Local Government Pension Scheme.

 We are looking to recruit a machinery Workshop Technician to work in the Land-Based and Outdoor Academy at Northumberland College based at Kirkley Hall, Ponteland. The post-holder will provide support and assistance to the teaching staff in the College’s practical workshops. They will be expected to supervise and prepare the College’s LBI workshops, vehicles and equipment for use by teaching staff and to provide practical instruction and supervision of students studying at Kirkley Hall.

The post holder/s will be self-motivated, enthusiastic and flexible in their approach to work. They will possess extensive skills in the maintenance and safe operation of plant and machinery including agricultural tractors and implements. They will have an enthusiasm for working in an FE environment with young people. Good organisational skills and a proven record of Estate and other land-based skills and qualifications would be desirable.

Due to the nature of this post you will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure Check.

To find out more about this great opportunity email vacancies@sunderlandcollege.ac.uk or call 0191 511 6046 to request an application pack.  Please note we will only accept Sunderland College application forms.

All applications must be received by 5pm on Thursday 30 January 2020

 It is anticipated that interviews will take place during the week commencing 10 February 2020

We are working towards equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the community.  We are committed to PREVENT and safeguarding the welfare of children and vulnerable adults.


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