Lecturer in Automotive Engineering

Sandwell College
Sandwell, West Bromwich [West Midlands]
£29,127 - £44,060 Per Year
18 Sep 2023 10:04
02 Oct 2023 23:59
Further Education
Job Level
Teaching / Lecturing
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Lecturer in Automotive Engineering

Location: Central Campus, Sandwell College, West Bromwich

Working Hours: 37

Salary: £29,127-£44,060 (Qualified Lecturer)

Sandwell College is a fantastic leading organisation. We are a large, successful, richly diverse and growing college based on the outskirts of Birmingham. We have achieved significant success over recent years and we have further, big ambitions for the future with over 7,000 students currently studying with us.

We offer competitive pay and excellent rewards including:

  • Excellent annual leave for Lecturers plus bank holiday allowance
  • Competitive pension scheme
  • A variety of health and wellbeing programmes
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Progressive career development and training with regular ‘Appreciation Days’

Sandwell College is the leading Automotive Training Centre in the West Midlands and has a fantastic opportunity for an Inspirational Motor Vehicle Lecturer to join the team on a full-time, fixed term basis until 05 July 2024. The post holder will be part of our experienced team and will be responsible for teaching both theory and practical elements of the Motor Vehicle Studies curriculum from Level 1 and 2. The department has a dedicated automotive facility with excellent workshop resources and classrooms. The successful candidate will possess the relevant Motor Vehicle qualifications, excellent IT skills and a recognised teaching qualification, or willingness to work towards achieving one. You will be an Excellent communicator with a passion for Motor Vehicle, and be able to engage and motivate young people aged 16-19. A desire to inspire young people to achieve their potential in the motor vehicle sector is essential.

You will deliver specific programmes that focus on Automotive in line with the college prospectus and contributing to our aims and objectives, working towards successful outcomes for students and a positive overall experience at the College.

This role will allow you to deliver exciting and interactive teaching, learning and assessment to an outstanding standard, whilst ensuring outstanding success for all learners and ensure targets are met. You will assume joint responsibility within course teams for the quality of course delivery and work with an agreed teaching load, to teach groups of students in one or more of the core programme areas.

This is an excellent opportunity to take full responsibility for course tutorship and encourage opportunities for learning, including work experience and enrichment. You will use your excellent communication and organisational skills to conduct a variety of diverse methods to meet all students learning requirements.

To be successful you will have a recognised teaching qualification, (L5 or above) or willing to work towards obtaining this qualification and experience of working within the area of Automotive. You will have a strong awareness of current developments in the Motor Industry and be able to combine this with your ability to teach and inspire students.

To view the full job description, please click see the attached document or for further information, please contact the HR department: [email protected]

Closing date is the 2nd October 2023. We reserve the right to close this vacancy earlier than the advertised date.

Interviews: First stage interviews will take place in October.

Sandwell College is committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults. All appointments are subject to a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service checks. We aim to develop a workforce that reflects the diverse community we serve and positively encourage applications form all.

We reserve the right to bring forward the closing date of the adverts should we receive a sufficient level of interest!