Lecturer In Mechanical Engineering

MidKent College
Gillingham [Kent] Maidstone [Kent]
£25,213 - £40,495 Per Year, Pro rata, depending on qualifications and experience
12 Oct 2021 10:04
25 Oct 2021 23:59
Further Education
Job Level
Teaching / Lecturing
Engineering / Motor Vehicle
Contract Type
Full Time, Part Time
Organisational Type
General Further Education College
Teacher Training
Teacher Training Is Offered

Lecturer In Mechanical Engineering

Organisational Information

MidKent College is at the heart of the education sector in South East England, and a College which Ofsted recognised as Good for overall effectiveness, in a November 2018 inspection.

As a progressive student-centred College, we are now looking for a Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering.

If you are passionate about education, and can inspire those around you, we'd love to hear from you.

Details of the role

The successful candidate will co-ordinate designated study programme delivery activities for the College, including delivering high quality teaching, responsibility for day to day operational issues, exams and timetabling and ensuring a consistent approach is maintained across both sites if required. You will inspire and motivate students through outstanding teaching and learning that stretches and challenges students to be the best they can be.

You should be passionate about your area of teaching and be enthusiastic about developing your students English, Maths and employability skills. All of this will be underpinned by regular target setting and progress monitoring to ensure that all students achieve successful outcomes.

Job requirements

The successful candidate will have relevant qualifications and work experience, ideally current, in the subject area. You will be an enthusiastic team member who is flexible and willing to work under pressure.

You will have experience working in mechanical industry and be able to deliver mechanical principles. You will hold an understanding of mechanical equipment such as lathe and milling machines. Ideally you will also have teaching experience and a teaching qualification.

This is a fractional 0.5 position for 18.5 hours per week with a possibility of a full time position of 37 hours per week.

Interviews will be held on Friday 5 November 2021.

Commitment to Safeguarding

We are committed to the safeguarding of all our students and staff. This means everyone who works here is required to actively protect them from preventable harm. Our recruitment and selection process includes background checks which will be undertaken on the successful applicant, including an enhanced DBS, and in your application you are required to demonstrate how you meet the Colleges requirements on safeguarding.

The background checks will be carried-out in accordance with the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Code of Practice. The DBS helps employers make safer recruitment decisions and prevent unsuitable people from working with vulnerable groups, including children. We operate in accordance with the DBS Code of Conduct and Privacy Policy. You can access both of these documents at www.midkent.ac.uk/jobs/college-vacancies

Commitment to Equal Opportunities

As a proud user of the disability confident scheme the College is committed to equal opportunities and celebrates the diversity of staff and students. As part of our commitment to the scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for a vacancy.

We welcome applications from anyone wishing to work flexibly and those considering a return to work from a career break.