FE Engineering Teacher

Derby, Derbyshire
£31,396 to £42,978 per annum
29 Sep 2023
12 Oct 2023
Subject Area
Job Level
Job Function
Academic Support
Contract Type
Full Time

This role is employed by University of Derby but works in partnership with Rolls-Royce Submarines Ltd, therefore in order to undertake this position an individual must hold a Security Check (SC) clearance without any caveats to that clearance. Rolls-Royce will support the application for Security Clearance if the individual does not currently already have this in place.

Due to the nature of work that Rolls-Royce Submarines Ltd conducts and the protection of certain assets a person must be a UK national or in MoD approved cases a Dual National from a non-ITAR country.

About the role

We are looking to recruit an engineering teacher (Instructor Mentor) to join the apprenticeship team at Buxton & Leek College part of the University of Derby. We welcome applications from candidates with engineering industry experience looking to start a career in teaching. You will be expected to teach on the EAL Level 3 courses and there are several different pathways which we offer as part of the Engineering Technicians Apprenticeship at Nuclear Skills Academy based in Derby.

We are looking for the following:

  • Mechatronics pathway  Machining pathway Maintenance pathway 

The role of an Instructor/Mentor is to teach the Rolls Royce apprentices the practical skills needed, visit them onsite at the Ihub based in Derby and complete workplace reviews. They must also mentor their apprentices to succeed and review their performance with them.

The successful candidate 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 4 qualification in a Mechanical or Engineering subject area. You should have demonstrable experience of the Mechanical Engineering industry. If you have an assessor and/or verifier award this would also be considered.

For informal enquiries contact Stephanie Traynor on s.traynor@blc.ac.uk.

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.

Additional Information   

This role is a full-time position, 37 hours a week, however we would welcome applicants who wish to be considered for a job share. The role is required on a full -time basis therefore a job share could only be offered should a suitable arrangement be available with the days and/or hours of work to be agreed on appointment. Please indicate in your application your preference of days and/or hours you would be available to work. 

Upon appointment this role will be known as Engineering Apprenticeship Instructor/Mentor.

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