Ruskin Mill Trust
Ruskin Mill College in Nailsworth
Compensation: £29,943 - £35,226 per annum
The post holder will be expected to manage the day-to-day running of the farm and farm shop and to organise appropriate work for students and staff, using biodynamic principals and methodologies and integrate them into all aspects of the operation of the farm.
You will also be responsible for the health and welfare of all stock on the farm, which includes livestock breeding, rearing and finishing and also to be responsible for production of vegetables, fodder and cereal production for farm and educational use. The Biodynamic Farm Manager will also oversee the teaching and learning delivered at Gables Farm.
Applicants for this post should have:
Biodynamic Farming experience and training is desired, however, training (Ruskin Mill Trust Biodynamic Training Programme) will be provided should the successful applicant not be fully qualified. It would be desirable that the applicant has experience of working with young people and vulnerable adults with special needs, challenging behaviours and mental health difficulties, this would be advantageous but not a requirement
Ruskin Mill Trust supports staff development and provides a large amount of training; all staff will be provided with an interactive induction, which enables staff to experience the student journey.
Closing Date:12 noon 9th December 2018
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 Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) Enhanced Disclosure.
The Trust is committed to becoming an equal opportunities employer.
An application pack can be downloaded from our website www.rmt.org
Alternatively please contact the Department of Human Resources, The Fisheries, Horsley, Gloucestershire, GL6 0PL. Telephone 01453 837 520 or email email@example.com to whom fully completed applications must be returned.
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About Ruskin Mill Trust
Since 1987, the trust has developed its unique Practical Skills Therapeutic Education brand of expertise working with young people aged 16-25 with complex behaviour and learning difficulties and disabilities, including autistic spectrum conditions, whose needs cannot be met elsewhere. Our provision offers both residential and day placements. Admissions are accepted all-year round.