Leeds City College

Facilitator/Technician in Mechanical Engineering

Keighley, West Yorkshire
LC5 Commencing at £21,596 with progression to £23,463 PA
23 Aug 2019
05 Sep 2019
Subject Area
Job Level
Job Function
Academic Support
Contract Type
Full Time

Keighley College is a highly successful community college, being one of the mostly rapidly improved colleges in the country. We pride ourselves on working closely with employers, the local community and other stakeholders to provide curriculum and support that meets the needs of students.

The college building is centrally located and convenient for public transport.  New in 2010 the building hosts well-resourced facilities catering for a wide range of curriculum areas.

Work is in progress to open a new Higher Education centre in 2019 which will provide innovative learning spaces to meet our growing HE offer.

Keighley College is a member of the Luminate Education group.

As a workshop Facilitator / Technician the post holder will have responsibility for the maintenance and upkeep of the curriculum workshop areas as assigned by the line manager ensuring that the learners experience is both positive and rewarding. To meet this aim it is essential the post holder has a clear commitment to providing high quality support to our learners and staff. Working with teaching and learning staff the post holder will also provide engineering workshop support, assessment and supervision to students engaged in practical subjects, covering hand fitting, turning and milling, (CNC skills would be an advantage), both on an individual and group basis, ensuring provision is learner focused, and that learners are able to undertake workshop duties in a safe and supervised environment. Candidates should have a relevant qualification and relevant experience working in the manufacturing / engineering industry, coupled with the necessary communication skills to support our learners. An assessment / teaching qualification would be desirable or the willingness to achieve one within 6 months.

Keighley College is committed to Equality of Opportunity (ensuring everyone is treated fairly) and safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful applicants are required to complete an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Services (DBS) check as well as mandatory pre-employment checks which may also include checking social media profiles. We positively welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Please apply via the link.