Lecturer in Engineering - Machine Shop Practice, North Somerset

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Weston CollegeNorth Somerset

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £23,604.00 to £31,169.00 per annum.
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Apply your Machine Shop Practice / Engineering skills and experience to inspire the next generation of young people within the areas of cutting, shaping, drilling, and more.

Weston College’s Advanced Engineering and Computing Faculty is going from strength-to-strength and is looking to recruit a new Lecturer in Engineering – Machine Shop Practice as it prepares to expand the Engineering Department. 

We are recruiting for staff with industry experience looking to start teaching and experienced teachers.

As a Department, we are looking for enthusiastic and knowledgeable people with an engineering education background. Therefore, if you are a lecturer on a journey to outstanding, then Weston College is the place for you. This is also an excellent opportunity to get into teaching and we positively welcome applications from aspiring teachers. 

If you have a trade background and the potential to become a lecturer of the future, then we have an excellent ‘Trade to Teacher’ training programme that would support you to retrain whilst working for the College.

As post-holder, we can offer you:

• A market rate salary.

• 48 days of holiday leave, inclusive of bank holidays and college closures.

• Funding towards teacher training qualifications.

• The Teachers’ Pension Scheme (TPS).

This is an exciting time to join, with the Faculty seeing significant growth in the last three years and having attracted contracts to deliver programmes for Rolls-Royce, GKN, Airbus, and the MoD. Furthermore, the College is Ofsted ‘Outstanding’, its Higher Education provision is graded ‘Gold’ by the Teaching Excellence and Student Outcomes Framework (TEF), and Weston College has recently won the Queen’s Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education, one of only two Further Education colleges in the country to be awarded this prestigious honour. Furthermore, the College is an Investors in People ‘Champion’ and has been awarded ‘Gold’ by Investors in People, which demonstrates Weston College’s commitment to invest in our staff to improve performance.

Weston College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people, and vulnerable adults, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.



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Phase: Further Education
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 16+ years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Knightstone Campus, Knightstone Road, Weston super Mare, Somerset, BS23 2AL, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 1934 411 600
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