Lecturer in Design, Surveying and Planning / Civil Engineering

Lecturer in Design, Surveying and Planning / Civil Engineering

Salary: £24,697 - £37,259 (per annum)

Contract Type: Permanent                        

Hours: 37 hours per week

Location: Crewe Campus

We are seeking a Lecturer in Design, Surveying and Planning to join our team at our Crewe Campus.

This is an excellent opportunity for an innovative and inspiring Lecturer to provide learners with an outstanding learning experience.  Most of the teaching timetable will involve Level 3 Design, Surveying and Planning/Civil Engineering.  This post is open to both experienced Lecturers and those aspiring to become a Lecturer.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and teach on a range of Design, Surveying and Planning/Civil Engineering courses;
  • Contribute to aspirational teaching, learning and assessment;
  • Train and assess learners in the workplace when required; and
  • Keep accurate records for learners’ progress in College and the workplace.

Key Person Specification Requirements:

  • Degree (or equivalent) in relevant discipline;
  • PGCE or commitment to work towards;
  • Minimum of 3 years industry experience;
  • Demonstrate key industry civil engineering practice;
  • Experience in the use of software including CAD and Civil design programmes;
  • Site Installation sequencing;
  • Collaborative work MEIS;
  • Experience of project planning, estimating and budgeting
  • Understanding of equality, diversity and inclusion in work and the learning environment;
  • Up-to-date occupational experience; and
  • Enhanced DBS check.

Please see attached Job Description and Person Specification for full details.

We welcome applications from Newly Qualified Teachers (NQTs) and from current industry practitioners who do not have a teaching qualification. Anyone joining the College will be part of a Lecturer Development Programme which provides staff with a range of support and training based on previous experience and individual need. The programme will offer a range of support and development opportunities, including inductions related to all College systems and processes, an assigned curriculum mentor and regular 1-2-1 support from the Quality team. Industry experts who do not currently hold a teaching qualification will be supported to complete a L4 Certificate in Education and Training and will have opportunities to complete a L5 Diploma in Education and Training.

The full details of the Lecturer Development Programme can be found in the attached document.


  • Access to world-class facilities, the use of cutting-edge technologies and digital platforms;
  • Financial support offered to obtain your teacher qualification;
  • Extensive opportunities for upskilling and continuous professional development;
  • Competitive salary;
  • Pension scheme;
  • 35 days holiday (plus bank holidays);
  • Professional Development
  • College ‘Count Me In’ social platform;
  • Onsite fitness and childcare facilities;
  • Onsite Costa, Café, shop, restaurants, hair and beauty salon; and
  • Free onsite parking.

How to apply:

Please complete our application form and return it to [email protected] by 9am on 4 July 2022.

The selection process will take place on 11 July 2022.

Cheshire College - South & West is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Successful applicants will be required to provide a DBS Disclosure.

If you wish to discuss any aspects of the role prior to making an application, then please email [email protected] where arrangements will be made for a discussion with the relevant curriculum area.