Engineering Graduate, Derbyshire

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Chesterfield CollegeDerbyshire

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Start date: Subject to relevant Pre-Employment checks / notice period
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Up to £27,000 per annum
Contract term: Fixed Term

2 Years Fixed Term

(37 hours per week/52 weeks per year)

Chesterfield College is delighted to introduce a new and exciting opportunity for a high calibre enthusiastic engineering graduate. The applicant for this scheme needs to have significant expertise in advanced engineering and needs to bring a vision of how they can enhance our current curriculum offer to meet the future needs of local employers. 

The successful candidate should be interested in working in the further education sector and be passionate about passing on their knowledge, understanding and skills to both students and staff.

The successful candidate will obtain teaching experience on-the-job, providing them the best opportunity to gain teaching skills quickly.  Importantly, they will receive a full induction familiarising them with the wider aspects of the college and will undertake a formal teaching qualification, with tuition fees being met as part of the programme. 

The successful candidate will utilise a reduction in standard teaching hours to collaborate with existing teachers and introduce them to emerging technologies studied during their degree. They will also have the opportunity to develop these emerging technologies into new facilities/curriculum for the college to deliver in its 2020/21 curriculum offer.

The successful candidate will benefit from a wide range of professional development experiences including:

• Shadowing expert practitioners

• Gain a level 5 teaching qualification (PGCE)

• Gain industrial experience and placement with our current industry links

• Working in classroom based provision

• Influence the vision of the area, the curriculum planning and future design of the engineering  courses

• Inspire our future engineers

For an application form and further details, please visit our Website at

Shortlisting for this role may take place as applications are received. We therefore reserve the right to close this vacancy once a suitable candidate has been appointed.

Previous applicants need not apply.

Closing date: 16 August 2019

Interview date: TBC

An offer of employment at Chesterfield College will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure 

More about Chesterfield College
Phase: Further Education
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 16+ years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Infirmary Road, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S41 7NG, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1246 500500
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