Zoo Manager, Shropshire

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North Shropshire CollegeShropshire

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £23,500 plus PRP 5% for income generation above yearly target
Contract term: Permanent

The Animal Care / Management department has seen excellent growth over the last five years. This post forms part of an expanding team currently delivering Animal Care / Management qualifications from Level 1, 2, and 3 (C&G / BTEC Diploma’s). This position will be based at the Walford Campus.

Job Purpose

Under the direction of the Curriculum Manager and Business Development Manager to create and maintain an animal unit / zoo as a successful commercial enterprise and to support the delivery of the curriculum. The roles and responsibilities included in this post are;

  • To maintain high standards of animal welfare and care.
  • To liaise with the Zoo Keeper on the administrative duties of running the unit, for example, vet visits, liaising with suppliers, etc.
  • To support the Zoo keeper to maintain a comprehensive animal records system.
  • To supervise and direct learners when on duties on the unit.
  • Liaising with Estates team to ensure the Animal Unit / Zoo environment is maintained, developed and fit for purpose.
  • In conjunction with the Curriculum Team, ensure the security, welfare, efficiency and safe running of the Animal Care Unit.
  • Liaising with Animal Care Instructors to ensure the animal unit is supportive of practical delivery.
  • Taking part in the Internal Performance Inspections and quality assurance procedures at the College.

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Phase: Further Education
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 16+ years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Oswestry Campus, Shrewsbury Road, Oswestry, Shropshire, SY11 4QB, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1691 688 000
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