FE Lecturer in Engineering

Leek, Staffordshire
£31,396 to £42,978 per annum
13 Mar 2024
10 Apr 2024
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Location Buxton & Leek College - Leek

Buxton and Leek College, as part of the University of Derby are excited to welcome applicants to teach on our highly successful Engineering programmes at the Leek Campus. We are looking to recruit a highly motivated lecturer of Engineering that can teach across a range of qualifications including T Levels in manufacturing, processing and control, PEO and various apprenticeships within engineering. 

Applicants should be qualified to level 5 or above in mechanical and electrical engineering with experience in using 2D Autodesk/AutoCAD and 3D SolidWorks. Applicants should be able to deliver topics such as: understanding of engineering material properties, understanding of design and manufacturing process, linking CAD with CNC machines, pneumatic and hydraulic systems, manual drawing techniques to British standards, understanding of quality assurance and quality control within Engineering.

Whilst this will primarily be classroom based, we also require candidates to have the digital skills to deliver effective lessons using a range of online resources and platforms (for example Microsoft teams or Blackboard). Our tutors will need to be adaptable, creative and resourceful in the face of the current challenges in education.

We welcome candidates with a range of experience including experienced engineering teachers. We are however also seeking applications from recent engineering graduates and experienced industry professionals with good communication skills, a passion for computing and a desire to help young people to succeed. A financial contribution towards a Cert Ed/PGCE will be available to the right candidate. 

Buxton and Leek College was recently graded as a "Good" college by OFSTED and has a team of dedicated staff who take pride in supporting learners towards their study and career goals. Our students have access to industry standard facilities, comprehensive support services and benefit from extensive links with the University of Derby. 

This is a fantastic opportunity to join our small and friendly team on our journey to becoming an outstanding provider and to help shape our exciting future curriculum.

For further information and informal enquiries regarding the role, please contact Shane Beckensall - Curriculum Leader via S.Beckensall@derby.ac.uk

For enquiries regarding your application and for sponsorship eligibility, please contact the recruitment team via recruitment@derby.ac.uk

Please note that unfortunately, this role will not attract sufficient points to obtain a sponsored Skilled Worker visa under the UK Visas & Immigration points-based immigration system; however, applications are welcome from candidates who do not currently have the right to work in the UK, but who would be eligible to obtain a valid visa via another route. Please consult the Home office website for further information.

Buxton and Leek College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. This post is subject is subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. An enhanced DBS check will be required, depending on the nature of the role. Any information you provide will be treated in confidence and only used when considering your suitability for the post.

To enable us to process your DBS check please ensure you are able to supply the documentation listed on the DBS website at interview stage.

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

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