Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering

  • City of Portsmouth College
  • Portsmouth, UK
  • 05 Nov, 2021
Full Time Education

Job Description

City of Portsmouth College has been formed by the merger of Portsmouth College and Highbury College and was formally constituted on 1 August 2021.

The newly formed College will give students of all ages even greater flexibility with their programmes and access to dedicated subject facilities at the different campus locations. The joint organisation will also expand a uniquely flexible curriculum offer within the city of Portsmouth, comprising A Levels, vocational diplomas, apprenticeships, and higher education qualifications.

Over the coming academic year, Portsmouth College and Highbury College will retain their individual identities and will be unveiling the new City of Portsmouth College brand in September 2022. Candidates wishing to apply for vacancies should continue to do so via the relevant college website.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering

Job Title: Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering

Hours: 35 hours, 52 weeks per year

Contract: Permanent

Salary: £28,143.00 - £33,596.00 (Depending in Qualifications and Experience)

Location: Highbury Campus

Do you have a passion for Mechanical Engineering?

Do you have the enthusiasm, drive and ability to make a difference to students learning journey?

Does your current role lack a challenge?

Do you have the drive and desire to research and introduce new learning avenues?

Do you want to work for a college with over 50 years teaching and learning experience within a friendly and professional team of specialist experts?

YES?

You will need to be able to transfer your passion for the Mechanical Engineering to a group of learners to national standards enabling them to achieve qualifications in level 3 Mechanical Engineering. Set work, assess, and grade submissions in line with awarding body criteria and requirements. Own your course and look for opportunities to develop the learning experience and introduce additional learning interventions.

  • You will need to be qualified to degree level in Mechanical Engineering
  • No teaching qualification is required but you must be willing to work towards and gain relevant teaching qualifications which will be sponsored and supported by the college.
  • Experience of teaching preferably in Mechanical Engineering would be an advantage but not essential.
  • Commitment to the development of the students
  • Be flexible and self-motivated with a dedication to student achievement and quality.

What we can offer you:

  • You will be working within a friendly and professional team who are specialist experts
  • Competitive market rate salary
  • 40 days' annual leave per annum, plus eight Bank Holidays and three days Christmas Closure
  • Teachers Pension Scheme
  • A canteen, hair and beauty salon and childcare nursery
  • A sports centre with a 50% discount for staff
  • Student Discount (NUS, Unidays, Student Beans)

City of Portsmouth College also offers extensive support to new staff including:

  • Regular support and coaching throughout your first year
  • A Mentor who will help you settle in to the College
  • A thorough Induction programme
  • Access to Learning and Development including a Free Course Voucher
  • Employee Assistance Programme

So if you think you have the technical skills, experience and passion? Then come and join a 'Amazing College with Amazing Staff' and drive your career forward 'The City of Portsmouth College Way'

For further information on this role, please download the Job Description.

Don't miss out on this great opportunity - The deadline for this vacancy is 04 December 2021

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