CV Ref No. CV Reference No. - 96698

New Zealand teacher from a farming background, looking for 2022 Harvest work. I have worked as a tractor driver carting grain and cultivating for multiple seasons in Wellingborough. I have a full UK driving license and can start immediately.

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualifications


Type of farming wanted

Mainly Arable

Other qualifications

Degree - Bachelor of Applied Science (General) Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand.
Postgraduate Diploma - Teaching and Learning (Primary) Waikato University, Hamilton, New Zealand.

Driving Licence

Full Car Licence, International

Equipment experience

Tractor, Combine, Baler, Ploughing, Drilling, Telehandler/Fork Lift, Fencing

Livestock experience

Dairy, Beef, Sheep, Lambing, Calving

Other equipment experience

Brought up on New Zealand Sheep and Beef farm that also has extensive cash crops farmed upon it. Up until the age of 23, I worked on this farm driving John Deere tractors using implements such as powerharrows, discs, rollers, mowers, hayrakes,

Since then I have worked in Esperance in Western Australia on large pivot steer tractors using largescale direct drills and also driving combine harvesters to harvest grain. Whilst teaching in the UK, I spent summer holidays driving tractors during the harvest in Shropshire, Oundle, Downham Market, and Wellingborough.

Other livestock experience

I have been brought up on a sheep and beef farm 1200 ewes 200 head of cattle. Duties included working dogs, lambing, shearing, drenching sheep and cattle.

I have also done a lambing in Wales

Personal information


Other Information




Marital status

Married but we have accommodation


United Kingdom

Where are you currently living?


First language


Do you have the right to work in the UK?


Other languages



I play tennis and cricket, cycle and swim and spend time with my family.

Pen picture (Height, weight etc.)

90kg - 181 cm

Relevant health problems


Farming background

1987 - 1995 - Working on my parents' home sheep and beef property in Gisborne, New Zealand.

1996 - Playing horse polo in Taunton, Somerset. Hay baling in Oundle, Peterborough, Lincolnshire. Driving tractors on Potato Harvest in Berwick Upon Tweed, Northumberland.

1997 - Based in Esperance, Western Australia doing cultivation and harvest work.

1998 - Based in Shropshire irrigating potatoes and assisting with grain carting during wheat harvest.

1999 - Based in Oxfordshire assisting summer harvest.

2001- Assisting wheat harvest near Downham Market in summer holiday break. Cultivating and grain carting primarily

2002-2006 - Working near Wellingborough over summer holiday breaks. Cultivating and grain carting primarily.


Start: 05/07/2022 Finish: Not Specified

Preferred region

East Midlands

Type of job


Where would you like to work?

Near Loughborough if possible since it is where we live.

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