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College Biodynamic Farm Manager

College Biodynamic Farm Manager

£24,099 – £29,117 per annum – 40 hours per week, 52 weeks per year

Starting salary will be dependent on qualifications and experience

  • Relocation allowance if required
  • Free accommodation connected to the role of Biodynamic Farm Manager
  • 25 days’ holiday plus 8 bank holidays, rising to 30 plus 8 bank holidays with length of service
  • Extensive training and research opportunities

An exciting opportunity has become available to manage the day to day to Vale Head Farm which is a 32 acre mixed biodynamic farm where young people (16 – 22yrs old) with special needs come to learn and work as part of their Practical Skills Therapeutic Education (PSTE) programme at Glasshouse College, Stourbridge, an independent specialist college run by Ruskin Mill Trust.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, organised and motivated person with experience of working with people with differing needs, farming, livestock care/production and people management, which they can bring to an innovative agricultural learning environment.

The role offers a great opportunity to the right candidate;

  • a rural outdoor working and living setting with a wide diversity of colleagues;
  • a 32-acre mixed biodynamic farm to run, including taking care of our Shetland cattle, dairy goats and laying hens;
  • teaching skills and sharing experience with students, biodynamic trainees and college staff;
  • the chance to work with the College Principal and Biodynamic Land Manager to shape the Closing date: Midday, Wednesday 31st January 2018

To request an application pack, please visit our website Completed application packs should be returned to or to The Human Resources Department, c/o Glasshouse College, Wollaston, Stourbridge, DY8 4HF. NO AGENCIES or CV’s

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if a suitable candidate is found

Ruskin Mill Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Successful applicants will be required to undergo a DBS Enhanced Disclosure.