Lecturer of Construction, Land-based and Rail Engineering Staff, Preston

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Myerscough CollegePreston

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £20,357 to £34,869 pa dependent on qualifications & experience, teacher qualified min £23,975
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Myerscough College is a leading Land-based and Sports College in the Northwest of England. The college is a NSAR (National Skills Academy for Rail) approved member for the railway industry and has a long successful history of delivering Construction Plant Skills and Land-based Engineering apprenticeships to a wealth of employers throughout the UK.  The college has made significantly investment in resources, including a dedicated engineering building, to ensure that the facilities and resources help prepare learners for the world of work.  Graded Ofsted ‘Good’ with outstanding residential provision, the College offers an excellent environment for both staff and learners with exceptional employer and learner satisfaction rates.   

Lecturer in Railway Engineering x1   As part of the national network of colleges an exciting new opportunity has arisen for a lecturer in Rail Engineering.  Initially delivering Level 3 Rail Engineering (Technical Knowledge) in liaison with NTAR and Northern Rail it is then expected that the successful candidate will support the development of the provision and further enhancement of resources to meet the needs of industry. No teaching experience necessary but you must have industry experience and be willing to work towards a teaching qualification within an agreed timescale (if not already obtained).    The specific pathway: Traction & Rolling Stock. Understanding of vehicle design, construction, maintenance and operation. Working knowledge of the traction and rolling stock systems, sub systems and components which include mechanical, electrical, process controller and fluid power equipment. Systems include traction, wheel sets, brakes, train protection, air conditioning and ventilation, customer information, doors, vehicle trim and fittings Able to find, diagnose and correct faults, identify potential faults & defects within electrical circuits and maintain and renew a range of types of traction and rolling stock. Able to use a range of fastenings including crimping and torque correctly.   

Lecturer in Construction Plant Maintenance and Land-Based Engineering x3   An exciting opportunity has arisen for a lecturer to join the team in delivering Construction Plant Maintenance and Land-Based engineering. As part of the role you will be required to undertake delivery and assessment of Construction Plant Maintenance and land-based engineering to enable learners to succeed. Key aspects include the delivery of theory and practical on all aspects of vehicle servicing, preventative maintenance and repairs, fault finding to include electronic vehicle system diagnostic, welding and fabrication.  The successful candidate must have industry experience in Construction Plant Maintenance or Land-Based Engineering, a level 3 industry specific qualification, along with GCSE (or equivalent) maths & English. No teaching experience necessary but you must be willing to work towards a teaching qualification within an agreed timescale (if not already obtained).  

Senior Lecturer position - for each of the posts advertised there is a possibility of a conversion to a Senior Lecturer position for those candidates that meet the specific criteria – See Job Description.  

Closing date:  Thursday 21 September 2017 

Please contact the HR team on 01995 642289/email hr@myerscough.ac.uk for more information and an application pack

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More about Myerscough College
Phase: Further Education
Age Range: 16+ years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Bilsborrow, Preston, Lancashire, PR3 0RY, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1995 642222