Sessional Lecturer in Engineering

2 days left

Derby, Derbyshire
£25.31 per hour
12 Sep 2023
24 Sep 2023
Subject Area
Job Level
Job Function
Academic Support
Contract Type
Part Time

About the role

We are looking to recruit an engineering teacher to join the apprenticeship team at Nuclear Skills Academy based in Derby. This role is part of Buxton & Leek College, the further education college within the University of Derby. We welcome applications from candidates with engineering industry experience looking for sessional (hourly paid) work in teaching. We are looking to recruit people that can cover short periods of time/Ahoc working.

We are looking for candidates with experience in the following pathways  

  • Machining pathway
  • Maintenance pathway 

The role will be working with the current teaching team supporting  the Rolls Royce apprentices in practical workshops and classrooms.  

You will need to hold a relevant teaching qualification or be willing to work towards one. We can offer support to those looking to start their careers in teaching, together with a minimum level 3 qualification in a Engineering subject area. You should have demonstrable experience within the Engineering industry. If you have an assessor and/or verifier award this would also be considered.

For informal enquiries please contact Stephanie Traynor on

This is an hourly paid position. Actual hours and days will be described in a ‘Schedule of Work’.

About Nuclear Skills Academy

The University of Derby in partnership with Rolls-Royce Submarines Ltd operates the award-winning Nuclear Skills Academy, delivering exclusive apprenticeship programmes to nurture a dedicated pipeline of talent at the start of their careers.

Renowned for our expertise in engineering in further and higher education at the University of Derby, we are setting new standards in the UK for our collaboration with industry and leading the way in global research in future fuels and sustainability.

You can be part of shaping talent for the future of industry in the UK, by developing the skills and capabilities of our apprentices at the start of their career.

Why Join the Team

The apprenticeship team at the Buxton & Leek College is part of the University of Derby which works with SME and global companies to provide apprenticeships. The Nuclear Skills Academy offer an innovative environment with bespoke modern workshops. The role is well supported by University of Derby advanced technicians and hugely welcoming team with others with a similar experience and background in engineering.

As an education institution, we have numerous training and development opportunities available to all staff to support their continuing professional development. We hold regular in-house training sessions to help our staff develop skills in role.

You can also study whilst you work and gain the technical knowledge, practical experience, and wider skills you need for your future career through our Staff Apprenticeship Scheme. We also offer discounted tuition fees for our degree and postgraduate programmes of study for employee and family.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expect everyone who works for us to also share this commitment and to treat people with courtesy and respect.

For more information and to apply on-line, please click the “Apply” button below.

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