Equine Apprentice – Required for September 2017

The Equine Apprentice assists the Head of Riding and the Teacher of Riding with the operation of the stables at Knighton House School.  Duties will include the daily care, welfare and provision of ponies.

The Equine Apprentice will undertake a program of work-based training and assessments leading to the achievement of the ‘Intermediate Apprenticeship in Horse Care’ with Kingston Maurward College, Dorchester.

  • Level 2 Diploma in Work-based Horse Care
  • Functional Skills Level 1 (Maths and English)
  • Level 2 Award in principles of Horse Care (BHS) / or Level 2 Award in Business for the Environment and Land-based sector
  • Employment Right and Responsibilities (ERR)
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS)

Accommodation may be available for suitable applicants wishing to contribute to boarding life and extra curricular activities.

Closing date for applications: Monday 26 June 2017

Knighton House School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Knighton House School is a registered charity No 306316

If you are interested in applying for the position please see below an application form and a job description.  If you would like further details please contact:

Lyn Fox, HR & Estates Administrator, Knighton House School – Email:     Tel:  01258 452065

Job description


Application Form

Application Form Non Teaching 16


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