Apply your manufacturing engineering skills and experience to inspire the next generation of young people.
The person appointed will join the engineering team as part of the Taking Teaching Further (TTF) programme at Weston College and have a specific focus on delivering within our engineering classrooms and workshops demonstrating the associate knowledge of Mechanical/Manufacturing. This will include the undertaking a Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training (or equivalent/higher level teaching qualification) starting in September 2019 and will be completed by July 2021.
This is 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. Weston College's Advanced Engineering and Computing (AEC) Faculty is going from strength-to-strength and is looking to recruit a new Lecturer in Engineering as it prepares to expand the Department. As a Department, we are looking to recruit enthusiastic and knowledgeable people with a strong engineering background.
As post-holder, we can offer you:
- A market rate salary.
- 48 days of holiday leave, inclusive of bank holidays and college closures.
- Teacher training qualifications.
- The Teachers' Pension Scheme (TPS).
This is an exciting time to join, with the Faculty seeing significant growth 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.