Animal Care Technician, Cornwall

Closing date:

Penrice AcademyCornwall
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Start date: March 2019
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £8.00 per hour
Contract term: Fixed Term



Grade E1, Weekends and Holidays

111 days per annum (2 hours per day)

Rate of Pay: £8.00 per hour 

Fixed Term Contract for 12 Months – required to start in March 2019

We are looking to appoint a committed Animal Care Technician to take a pro-active role in the daily care and welfare of a range of animals within our small school-based farm. 

Applicants should have a genuine interest in the care of animals, with a hard working approach and the ability to organise and carry out daily routine tasks, in line with school procedures.

This role will involve lone working and locking/unlocking of the site, therefore this position is only open to applicants over the age of 18. A calendar showing the required working days has been included, some flexibility can be offered to cover annual leave. Bank holiday working will be paid as double time.

Animal care related qualifications would be an advantage, as well as practical experience of caring for animals in a work or voluntary capacity.

Penrice Academy is an Outstanding and oversubscribed Academy situated on the beautiful south coast of Cornwall. We offer an exceptional working and learning environment, where students are placed at the heart of the learning experience. As a National Teaching School, Penrice Academy offers excellent professional development and promotional prospects and the opportunity to work with like-minded professionals. 

Application forms and full details are available from  

If you are interested in this position and wish to have an informal conversation, please contact Nicola Dorman, Outdoor Learning Teacher on 01726 72163 or

Closing Date:         9.00am Monday 25th February 2019

Interview Date:      Week commencing 4th March 2019

Peninsula Learning Trust is an equal opportunities employer and is also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We implement the safer recruitment process; the successful candidate will be expected to undergo checks including an enhanced DBS check. Applicants are expected to familiarise themselves with our safeguarding policy, which can be found via the following link:

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