Farm Manager

6 days left

Location
Cannington, TA5 2LS
Salary
£40,000
Posted
30 Oct 2019
Closes
20 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Farm Manager

Salary: £40,000 plus accommodation package

Location: Rodway Farm, Cannington Campus, TA5 2LS

We are looking for a Farm Manager to plan, manage and monitor the activities of Rodway farm to ensure it delivers outstanding educational, standards of welfare, financial and physical performance.

The farm manager will lead a team of staff in the operational management of the farm enterprises working alongside academic staff to give students an excellent learning experience in all aspects of the farm operations.

The farm showcases the highest standards of agriculture practice and the farm manager is key in enabling successful working relationships with key external stakeholders ensuring it is at the forefront of any future developments and future potential investment.

Students are an integral part of the farming operation and a clear understanding of this is a necessity. Students typically assist with milking, cattle handling, calf rearing, field operations including silage making and sheep tasks.

Timely communication with academic staff is essential to ensure that students have every opportunity to carry out work on the farm. There are significant responsibilities to provide the maintenance of exceptional safety standards and the continual development of the Colleges reputation as an exemplar agricultural facility.

To check out some of the many benefits of working for Bridgwater & Taunton College and to view application details, please visit the college website

Application closing date: 12 Midnight, Wednesday 20 November

Interview date: Tuesday 3 December