Farm Assistant Traineeship at School

Mount Annan Christian College
Sydney
South West & M5 Corridor
Farming, Animals & Conservation
Other
Full time
Posted 5d ago

School Agriculture Aide (Farmhand) – Traineeship Cert IV

Beginning in 2022, we are currently seeking a full-time School Agriculture Aide to join our Agricultural Team. This job will suit a proactive, self-directed and motivated individual who thrives in a positive and dynamic environment with a focus on excellence in customer service and agricultural support. 

The successful applicant will be assisting in the development and maintenance of the Agriculture learning spaces, gardening, planting, pruning, and care and supervision of livestock as well as providing repairs and maintenance of fencing, tools, equipment etc. Experience in handling small numbers of cattle, sheep, chickens, and alpacas, including leading and feeding will be an important part of the role. Some of this may occur outside of College hours. 

We are looking for an individual who enjoys working alongside students to assist in guiding their learning. This will include interaction with teachers and students to provide an interactive experience between students and the College’s animals. 

Important features are to be able to work as part of a team, however, also be capable of working alone when required. All applicants should have sound knowledge of WHS practices and will be required to adhere to school policies.

This is a full-time position working 38 hours per week in total, as the Agriculture Aide. 

The successful candidate will complete a Certificate IV in Agriculture over a twenty-four-month period and will be allocated a dedicated Skillset Consultant who will support you throughout your Traineeship.

The successful candidates will:

  • Be enthusiastic and hardworking, demonstrating a willingness to learn, take initiative, have a positive attitude and be flexible.
  • Ability to interact with students and teachers. 
  • Have strong communication skills and some basic computer literacy.
  • Be a committed Christian with a strong understanding of your faith and involvement in their local Church.
  • An ability to assent to the College's Statement of Faith.

A Working With Children Check is required.

How to apply:

Applicants should register their interest by submitting a cover letter to the Headmaster, outlining their motivation and experience; CV; completed Support Services Employment Package (found on our College website - http://macc.nsw.edu.au/community/jobs-at-macc/) and certified copies of qualifications.

Completed Applications should be submitted to employment@macc.nsw.edu.au by 4.00 pm Monday 6th December 2021.

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