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  • EquiStaff

Instructor, Equine (FT 9 Month)

Williamston, North Carolina 27892
United States
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Date Posted: 09/11/2020 | Last Updated: 09/15/2020
Categories:
Instructor
Positions Available:
Full Time
Annual Salary Range:
Not Specified
Minimum Education Level:
Two Year Degree
Horse Breeds Associated With This Job:
Any Breed
Languages Required:
Any Language
Drivers license required?
No
Commercial drivers license required?
No
Own car required?
No
Pets allowed?
No
Non-smokers required?
No
Live on site?
No
Will pay to relocate?
No
Height/Weight Specifications
(For riding positions only)
Height:   ft   in
Weight:   lbs
About The Facility
Martin Community College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges and offers an Associate in Applied Science Degrees (AAS) in the field of Equine Business Technology and Equine Training Technology. Course work includes farm management, breeding, nutrition, selection/judging, and horse husbandry. Training, teaching, and riding are also included. Students are assigned a horse and practice day-to-day management at an equine facility. We focus on the stock horse disciplines-horsemanship, equitation, showmanship, hunter under saddle, western pleasure, and reining. We also offer English riding disciplines including hunter/jumper and dressage, and some limited eventing through the jump club and eventing team. We have students from all different disciplines and levels of experience from beginner to advanced. While riding is an important part of the program, we equally focus on the management part of program. Most of our class consist of both lecture and lab, allowing the students to have a very hands-on education. Students get to participate and practice in almost everything they learn in the classroom.

Additional information about the Equine Program can be found here: https://eastcoasthorses.com/equine-studies-colleges/
Job Description
The Equine Technology Instructor is responsible for providing regular instruction, developing and updating courses taught in a classroom/laboratory, or distance learning environment. Teaching assignments for this position include, but, are not limited to; preparing lesson plans, course syllabi, handouts, tests, etc.; selecting textbooks; gathering resources for class; conducting class; conducting critiques; grading assignments; planning field trips, securing guest speakers, etc. Prepares various reports related to classes including end-of-semester reports, grade reports, accrediting reports etc.

Performs various student-related duties including advising students, assisting students with class registration, counseling with students, assisting students with career and study skills, recommending placement tests, referring students for tutors and services, providing help with job placement and contacts, etc. Completes various student forms such as withdrawals, registration, drop/add, and credit by examination. Overall preparation of students for the job market and continuing education.
Job Requirements
Required:
• Associate degree in Equine Science, Equine Training, or other Equine related degree AND 5 years' experience
• Demonstrated experience in riding/training horses and starting colts

Preferred:
• Experience coaching riders for competitions, such as IHSA or open show
• Experience training groundwork with horses and handlers
• Post-secondary teaching experience
• Experience using LMS (Moodle/Blackboard)
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