This is an exciting opportunity for a person who is interested in combining a trainee Equine Groom’s role with developing their teaching skills. Opportunity to ride and develop your own riding. The successful candidate will enjoy working with children and ideally will have some basic horse care skills already but this is not essential. You will be a great team player who is willing undertake all yard duties in all weathers whilst learning and developing your own skills and knowledge. There are other apprentices at the yard and the employer is committed to great training and staff development. You’ll also have help and guidance from your Educ8 Training Apprenticeship Trainer Coach and there is the opportunity to progress to Level 3 on successful completion of your Level 2 Apprenticeship.
This large and well run equestrian centre, with fantastic facilities, is a BHS Approved Centre and listed in the BHS Where To Train. It is also an Approved Pony Club Centre and a Registered Riding for the Disabled Group so there’s always lots going on including Pony Club Camps and rallies, competitions etc! Offering a full range of livery, schooling and competition facilities including indoor school, fully lit outdoor manege, horse walker, cross country course and spa. Based on a large National Trust Estate, between Highworth and Coleshill on the Wiltshire / Oxfordshire border, with off road riding and river crossings through beautiful Wiltshire countryside.
4 day week with regular shifts and three consecutive days off.
Applicants will ideally have GCSE maths and English at A-C/9-4 although strong candidates with lower grades will also be considered so long as there is a clear commitment to studying Level 2 Functional Skills in maths and English as part of the apprenticeship.
NB own transport or 100% reliable lift are essential as this location is not on a bus route
- Earliest start date 16th December 2018
- Continent/Country United Kingdom
- Position/s available Apprentice, Trainee, Groom
- Postcode/postcode region (if live out)
- Yard disciplines/Activities Competitions, Eventing, Livery, Pony Club Activities, Riding for the Disabled (RDA), Riding School, Showjumping, Training Yard/Positions
- Riding Optional riding
- Required Skills None
- Non-equine skills required None
- Accommodation provided None
- Days per week 4
- Salary currency sterling
- Salary guide £3.70
- Salary Period Hourly
- Must Drive Not Applicable
- Must have own car? No
- Pets welcome? No
- Own horse welcome? No
- Smoking allowed? No
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