Lecturer in Engineering - Aerospace
Weston College's Advanced Engineering and Computing Faculty is going from strength-to-strength and is looking to recruit several new Lecturers in Engineering as it prepares to expand the Faculty. As a Faculty, we are looking to recruit enthusiastic and knowledgeable people with strong engineering backgrounds. If you are either an aspiring engineering lecturer on a journey to outstanding or working in industry and looking to move in to education, Weston College could be the place for you. This post offers an excellent opportunity to progress in your teaching career or to start your teaching journey. If you have an industrial background and the potential to become a lecturer of the future, then we have an excellent 'Industry to Education' training programme that would support you to retrain whilst working for the College.
We are looking for aspiring Lecturers that can specialise in the following area:
- Aerospace - Aerodynamics or avionics or propulsion, etc.
As post-holder, we can offer you:
- An earning potential of up to £36,000 per annum, including our market rate supplement.
- 48 days of holiday leave, inclusive of bank holidays and college closures.
- Training allowance of up to £5,000 towards teacher training qualifications.
- A generous Teachers' Pension Scheme (TPS).
This is an exciting time to join us, with the Department seeing significant growth in the last three years and having attracted contracts to deliver programmes for Rolls-Royce, GKN, Airbus, Wessex Water and the MoD. Furthermore, the College is Ofsted 'Outstanding', its Higher Education provision is graded 'Gold' by the Teaching Excellence and Student Outcomes Framework (TEF), and Weston College has recently won the Queen's Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education, one of only two Further Education colleges in the country to be awarded this prestigious honour. Furthermore, the College is an Investors in People 'Champion' and has been awarded 'Gold' by Investors in People, which demonstrates Weston College's commitment to invest in our staff to improve performance.
Weston College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Please be aware that Weston College reserves the right to close this vacancy early should sufficient applications be received.