Expiring tomorrow

Lecturer - Railway Engineering

Newcastle CollegeNewcastle upon Tyne

Newcastle College require a dedicated, enthusiastic and qualified person to take on the role of Lecturer in Railway Engineering with a focus on Track Maintenance. Teaching will take place at Newcastle College’s bespoke Rail and Civil Engineering Academy in Felling. This Academy is custom build to provide learners with a real working environment to ensure they develop their industry knowledge and gain relevant skills to succeed in the Rail sector. The Academy has state of the art equipment including indoor and outdoor tracks, a soils and geology laboratory, signalling equipment, overhead lines and hand skill workshops.


The main responsibilities of this role include the delivery and assessment of high-quality learning programmes in Rail Engineering, across a range of levels of further education, higher education and / or apprenticeship provision, as well as undertaking a range of programme leadership, tutorial and programme administration duties.


This post requires a strong background in the Rail sector and the candidate must have proven track record of professional / vocational expertise in the Track discipline within the Rail industry.


The candidate must be qualified to honours degree level (Level 6) or qualified to the industry-recognised standard in a relevant field, hold a post-16 teaching qualification and English and maths qualifications at level 2, or be willing to achieve these within an agreed timeframe.  It is desirable that the candidate has experience of effective programme leadership in FE, HE and / or Apprenticeships and has a proven track record of successful teaching and assessment practice.


An ability to self-manage workload, meet deadlines alongside strong oral and written communication skills and good IT skills are also essential. The hours of work will be flexible and may include evening and weekends according to demand. This is an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to join a well-motivated, cohesive and successful team.


 The Rail and Civil Engineering Academy is a well-respected and positive place to work, where colleagues work effectively together to ensure all stakeholders get the best value from every aspect of the curriculum.


Newcastle College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff to share this commitment.


At Newcastle College values are not just about what we do, but also about how we do things. Our values underpin the culture and beliefs of our organisation, we expect all our staff to demonstrate behaviours in line with our core values. 1. Being both inclusive and diverse, 2. Trusting and respecting our communities, 3. Taking ownership whilst working collaboratively and 4, Inspiring excellence and curiosity.


As part of the NCG Group, Newcastle College offers an excellent benefits package, including generous holiday entitlement, access to the Teachers’ pension scheme (for teaching posts) or Local Government pension scheme (non-teaching posts), company sick pay, free on-site parking, cycle to work scheme, free gym membership and much more.


NCG seeks to promote and maintain an equal, diverse, inclusive and supportive environment for work and study that assists all members of our communities to reach their full potential. We are committed to achieving a truly representative workforce and therefore welcome applications from across the national and regional communities that we work with and serve.


No agency applications will be accepted.