Lecturer in Maintenance (Food Industry) Engineering
This position will be based at our Peterborough Park Crescent site.
*Starting salary of £24,915 per annum for non-qualified teachers/£27,281 for qualified teachers, rising to £28,855 with experience in the role, plus £3,400 market allowance for holding a level 3 qualification and a golden hello payment of up to £2000
If you are a hands-on, skilled and experienced Food Industry Engineer with maintenance or repair background and you are looking for a new challenge then this role will allow you to utilise your engineering skills and experience in a rewarding and fulfilling role that will have a significant impact on the industry.
Your remit will be to pass on your specialist knowledge to aspiring Engineers and ensure they develop the relevant knowledge, appropriate skills and behaviours to be successful in industry – in essence providing a pipeline of talent to sustain the food engineering industry for the future. The role will entail teaching Engineering qualifications across a range of levels. You will also be supporting work-based learners who will be applying their fresh knowledge and developing their skills in the real world of the industry. Key duties would include:
- Delivering a high quality teaching and learning experience for apprentices and learners
- Guiding and supporting apprentices and learners, providing pastoral support, care and career guidance
- Developing contextualised learning, monitoring the progress, retention and achievement of learners both in academic and work-based settings
The working hours will usually be 37 hours per week, Monday to Friday, which may include evening teaching. Essential requirements are a Level three or above qualification in Food Industry Engineering and suitable industrial experience. Ideally you will be a qualified lecturer, but if not then the College will support you in developing those skills and achieving the relevant qualifications so that you can be successful in the role. Experience and/or qualifications in teaching and assessing would be advantageous, but as highlighted, is not essential.
The College offers some excellent employment benefits including 37 days holiday entitlement plus Christmas close down (or additional payment for hourly employees), access to the Teachers Pension scheme, and many on-site benefits and facilities, including a gym and on-site nursery.