Mechanical Engineering Teacher

Activate Learning
Bracknell, United Kingdom
£28,743 - £40,173 Per Year
18 Apr 2024 07:15
16 Jun 2024 23:59
Further Education
Job Level
Teaching / Lecturing
Engineering / Motor Vehicle
Contract Type
Full Time
Organisational Type
General Further Education College
Teacher Training
Teacher Training Not Offered

Mechanical Engineering Teacher

Who we are:

Activate Learning is a pioneering education group with a global reach, committed to transforming lives through our approach to learning.

We see our employees as individuals, empowering them to make the right choices for their ambitions and careers. We value our people as vital to our continued success and aspire to a diverse, open and inclusive environment that provides the motivation for everyone to pursue their career goals and flourish.

When you work for Activate Learning, you're working for an organisation that provides you with the advantages of a large employer, a trusted partner in your career development, and a transformational way of working whilst also investing in building a community environment for everyone.

Together, we will bring out the best version of yourself.

About the role; Mechanical Engineering Teacher

You will join our thriving Engineering teaching team in working towards creating and delivering excellent teaching, learning and assessment on our courses at our Bracknell and Wokingham college.

Ideally, you will have a deep understanding of Mechanical Engineering including CAD and Welding, the use of hand tools and workshop equipment, with the ability to deliver purposeful lessons to our level 2 & 3 students.

This is a full-time (37 hours per week), permanent contract, based at Bracknell and Wokingham college.

What do you need to be successful as a Mechanical Engineering Teacher?

We are looking for a Mechanical Engineering Teacher who can act as role model for our students and ensure that they leave us with not just their professional qualifications, but the attributes required to progress in the world of work. A genuine interest in working with and developing young people is a requirement.

Whilst previous teaching experience or qualification would be an advantage, it is not a requirement. As long as you have the qualifications or experience to teach on our Mechanical Engineering courses and demonstrate the attributes to be an inspirational teacher, we can provide you with the necessary training, development and support to equip you to teach in the FE sector.
  • Level 3 or above qualification in Mechanical Engineering
  • Educated to GCSE level 4/C or equivalent including Math & English
  • Teaching and Assessing experience
  • Experience of IQA and BTEC/T Levels teaching are also desirable.
  • Experience of working in a practical/workshop environment

In addition, you will need to have a flexible approach, coupled with excellent organisational and interpersonal skills. You will demonstrate the ability to engage and develop students and role model the attributes that we develop within our learners.

Why work with the Activate Learning Group?

Here are some of our benefits:
  • Enrolment into generous pensions schemes
  • Generous annual leave entitlement
  • Excellent on-site facilities including free onsite parking, refectory facilities, Hair and Beauty salons
  • An extensive Learning and Development programme with a range of CPD opportunities
  • Access to qualified coaches for all staff
  • Leadership and Management development programmes
  • Flexible working opportunities, where appropriate
  • A comprehensive wellbeing programme including access to the Fika and Everymind app
  • Mental Health support including access to Mental Health First Aiders
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Employee resource groups
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Refer a friend vacancy incentive
  • Access to student discount programmes

Applicants should apply at the earliest opportunity, closed vacancies will prevent application form submission.

Applications are reviewed and shortlisted on a rolling basis, we reserve the right to interview, appoint and close adverts.

Activate Learning is committed to safeguarding and expect all our staff to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be required to undergo a DBS check at the appropriate level.

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

Applications are encouraged from all candidates who meet or exceed minimum criteria, regardless of age, disability, gender, orientation, race, religion or ethnicity. Activate Learning are committed to employing people with disabilities and will ensure our recruitment process is inclusive and accessible. If you require any reasonable adjustments either at application or interview stage please contact the talent team directly.

Recruitment agencies who submit unsolicited CVs to any partner or employee at Activate Learning, have no authority to enter into an arrangement. Recruitment agencies engaging with Activate Learning Talent Team will be on our PSL.
We reserve the right to bring forward the closing date of the adverts should we receive a sufficient level of interest!