Kirklees College

Lecturer in Engineering

Kirklees, West Yorkshire
£30,454 to £40,168 pa - Depending on qualifications and experience
15 Mar 2024
05 Apr 2024
Subject Area
Job Level
Job Function
Academic Support
Contract Type
Full Time

We do reserve the right to close this advertisement early if we receive a high volume of suitable applications.

At Kirklees College we are always looking for industry experienced new talent, and welcome applications from those directly from industry who are interested in entering the teaching profession.

We will support you in gaining teaching qualifications as you go on to nurture and develop the next generation of engineers.

We’re already a successful college, but we’re continually striving to be better and do better - be part of our story!

In the role of Engineering Lecturer, you’ll be based at our Engineering centre and your focus will be on delivering high quality lessons to apprentices and full-time learners, including school leavers and mature students.

Your key responsibilities will be to teach and develop programmes of study to meet the particular needs of our learners. The successful candidate will create a positive classroom environment by engaging learners and challenging behaviour issues positively and with consideration. We aim to help our students develop self-regulation and confidence in their abilities as they prepare for their next step.

Ideally, you’ll have at least a Level 3 qualification in Engineering/related field (or be able to prove equivalent ability) and experience in teaching young people, although demonstrable industry experience that can be applied in the classroom is highly valued within our department. It’s important that you’re able to communicate effectively, engage with young people and demonstrate our College values of Kindness, Unity and Excellence in your role.

Due to the nature of our work, it’s essential you’re committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults.

We believe learning is not just for our students: it’s an important part of working here too.  Staff development opportunities include a mentoring scheme, financial contributions for external qualifications and skills development for current and aspiring managers. You’ll also have access to a range of staff benefits including an employee assistance programme, retail and leisure discounts and reduced Metro travel.

We want people who believe in the value of education, and who can contribute to our culture of supporting and challenging one another.

Please remember to remove all personal details (name, date of birth) from your CV

If you have any queries about the role or the application process please contact Please check your emails regularly during the recruitment process (including spam and junk folders) as this is how you will be contacted once you have applied.

As an employer we are committed to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion and welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of an individuals’ sex, age, religion, race, marital status, disability status, sexual orientation, maternity or care leaver status. We are committed to exploring opportunities for flexible working and ensuring the work-life balance and wellbeing of our workforce. Please note that any job offer is subject to pre-employment checks including a DBS check, online searches and references from former employers, in line with guidance from Department for Education.

For further information about the role including job description and application form please visit the vacancies section of our website via the apply link.

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