Mechanical Engineering Lecturer

East Surrey College
Croydon, London [Greater London]
£25,186 - £35,847 Per Year, A market supplement may apply subject to qualifications, skills, and experience)
03 Aug 2022 14:14
02 Sep 2022 23:59
Further Education
Job Level
Teaching / Lecturing
Engineering / Motor Vehicle
Contract Type
Part Time
Organisational Type
General Further Education College
Teacher Training
Additional Teacher Development Offered

Mechanical Engineering Lecturer

Mechanical Engineering Lecturer 


College location:            John Ruskin College (Croydon)

Salary:                            £25,186-£35,847 (a market supplement may apply subject to qualifications, skills, and experience) and will be pro-rated accordingly

Hours:                             Part time (2.5-3 days a week)


We are currently seeking to appoint a inspirational and talented Engineering Lecturer to join our friendly and professional Technical & Vocational Skills department.


In this posts you will be delivering both teaching and assessing on our BTEC Engineering courses across Levels 2-3, for next Academic year.


Working closely with the Head of Department and the rest of the departmental team, you will have the chance to share your knowledge and skills with learners to help them achieve at the highest level as well as driving continuous improvement within the College. You will act as a personal tutor, promote attendance, participate in team meetings and contribute to the planning, development and review activities within your subject area.


The successful candidate must have:

  • A teaching qualification (at ideally level 5 or above such as a PGCE, DET/DTLLS or Cert ED)
  • Relevant FE teaching and assessing experience across BTEC levels 2 - 4
  • An Engineering degree (ideally in Mechanical Engineering)
  • Specialist in the subject of Engineering, and able to teach level 3 content or above.
  • Experience of tutoring and pastoral care for 16-19 in the FE sector
  • Experience in employer engagement for STEM provision (and ideally a STEM specialist)
  • BTEC internal verification experience
  • Relevant Engineering industry experience

An assessing or internal verifier qualification would also be highly advantageous


If this sounds like you and you will enjoy working in a forward thinking, friendly, fast paced, changing environment with state of the art facilities, we would love to hear from you. In return, we offer a competitive salary, as well as staff benefits such a choice of two excellent pension schemes, life assurance, free onsite parking and access to our fully equipped gym along with discounted in house Spa and Salon treatments. 


*Applications will be shortlisted on a rolling basis and we reserve the right to interview and appoint before this closing date. We therefore encourage you to apply at the earliest opportunity to avoid disappointment. As much as we would love to respond to all applicants, due to the sheer volume of applications we receive we are unable to respond to all unsuccessful candidates. If you have not heard from us within 14 days of sending your CV, unfortunately you have not been selected for the position.


Please refer to the attached Job Description, Person Specification and Competency Framework and apply using the button below.


Orbital South Colleges Group are committed to Equal Opportunities, encouraging applications from all sectors of the community to reflect our diverse student population.  We are also committed to PREVENT and Safeguarding the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Both College Campus’ are smoke-free zones. 

As part of our pre-employment checks, successful candidates will be required to complete an enhanced DBS, references will be taken and evidence of all qualifications and awards will also be required before commencement of employment.  Failure to do so may lead to offers being withdrawn.

Applicants must be eligible to work in the UK as we do not sponsor work permits, and work permits from other organisations are unacceptable as proof of right to work in the UK.