Animal Collections Manager

  • Company: Plumpton College
  • Location: Plumpton, Lewes BN7 3AE
  • Salary: £19,687 - £26,164 plus accommodation
  • Benefits: Accommodation, Local Government Pension Scheme, 26 days holiday


We are seeking an ambitious and professional individual to lead the next stage of the development of our extensive animal collection at Plumpton College. Our established and wide ranging collection of exotic, small and large animal species is the hub of the College’s thriving animal management provision with students on courses ranging from Level 1 to BSc (Hons).

We are seeking an individual who will adopt innovative approaches to the development of the collection as well as maintaining and delivering a high quality teaching resource to enhance our students’ experience. You will need to be qualified to degree level in animal management or a related subject as well as demonstrating extensive experience of working in the animal industry. Experience of education and a commercial perspective would be desirable. You will be an inspirational leader, who is well-organised, flexible and ready to lead and motivate a team to succeed.  

At Plumpton College we are Ambitious & Progressive, Enterprising, Professional, Supportive and Passionate about everything we do – if you share these values and would like to be part of our growing team then we’d like to hear from you. As well as a competitive salary, you can also look forward to a great range of benefits including 26 days holiday plus bank holidays (as well as up to 5 efficiency days at Christmas), membership of the Teachers’ pension scheme and free on-site parking.

To apply please complete an application form and an equality and diversity monitoring form and return them to or send it to: HR Department, Plumpton College, Ditchling Road, Plumpton, East Sussex, BN7 3AE. Tel: 01273 890454.

For further information about the role including job description and application form please visit the vacancies section of our website

Closing date for applications: Friday 18th January 2019

Interviews will be held: Week commencing 21st January 2019

Applying for this role...

Please complete an application form and an Equality & Diversity Monitoring Form and send to: or HR team, Plumpton College, Ditchling Road, Plumpton, East Sussex BN7 3AE.

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