Join Wigan & Leigh College on our journey to outstanding
Continually striving for excellence and a strong Grade 2 College, Wigan & Leigh College is well underway on its journey to become Outstanding. With over 6,500 students and a turnover of £26m, the College is in a strong position to continue to move forward and grow.
The College has distinct ambitions to expand its choice of programmes and services to meet the needs of the local community and support the economic transformation of Wigan and surrounding areas.
The College has created a community that encourages all students to enhance their learning through wider opportunities and support services; to maximise their achievements and secure progression onto further study and employment.
Wigan and Leigh College are looking to recruit to its successful Engineering department, based at its Centre of Engineering Excellence, Pagefield Campus, an experienced lecturer who has the experience of delivering a range of Electrical/Electronic Engineering courses from level 3 to BEng degree level.
Consideration and appropriate professional development would also be given to innovative and creative engineers who possess excellent industry experience and knowledge who are considering a career change.
The successful candidate will be required to further enhance our suite of technical modules to include the delivery of some of the following units. Electrical Power, Electrical & Electronic Principles, PLC’s, Engineering Science, Instrumentation & Control, Inspection & Test, 3 Phase Motors, Communications, Digital & Analogue Electronics and Sustainable Design/Energy Management. The successful candidate will be joining a well established section, with dedicated professionals, a proven track record of success, record student recruitment in both FE and HE plus a robust growth strategy.
You will work within the Electrical Engineering team and will support in the development of courses, teaching and departmental VLE resources. You will be integral to the assessment and support of both full and part time students to ensure the continued high quality of the electrical engineering provision within the department.
The successful candidate will be expected to possess a good Engineering Degree and an excellent up to date knowledge of the industry and the diverse roles within it.
We strive to challenge and inspire students within our Centre of Excellence for Engineering, enjoying state of the art industry recognised equipment and resources.
If you would like to discuss the role in further detail, along with your career aspirations, please contact the HR Department in the first instance 01942 761554.
In return for your expertise, we offer an excellent benefits package including 40 days annual leave entitlement (in addition to statutory bank holidays), working from home days, access to the Teacher Pension Scheme, family friendly policies and many opportunities to train and develop.
The College reserves the right to interview for this post should we receive suitable candidates prior to the closing date.
To comply with legislation, you are required to obtain a DBS check for your role. We will be asking Protocol National Ltd/Esafeguarding Ltd to undertake this process on our behalf.
The College is only accepting direct applicants for this role, no agency contact is required.