Lecturer in Air Conditioning, Refrigeration and Plumbing
Annual Salary Up To £39k including skills supplement
Plus up to £5,000 ‘Golden Hello’
JOB REF: 18-195
Apply your AC and refrigeration engineering skills and experience to inspire the next generation of engineers!
About the Role: This is an excellent opportunity to get into teaching and we positively welcome applications from those with experience in the sector who have aspirations to teach. If you have a trade background and the potential to become a lecturer, then we have an excellent mentorship programme that would support you in transitioning into your teaching career.
We also welcome applications from candidates who have previous experience of teaching this subject area.
Whatever your background, the successful candidate would be joining the curriculum area at a time where it is going from strength–to-strength in preparation for expansion over the next academic year.
The successful candidate will join the Mechanical and Electrical Services team and have a specific focus on delivering within our well-equipped classrooms and specialist workshops demonstrating the associated knowledge of AC and refrigeration. Colchester Institute will support the successful candidate with gaining a recognised teaching qualification, where one is not already held.
As a Department, we are looking to recruit enthusiastic and knowledgeable people with a strong engineering background. This is an exciting time to join, with the curriculum area seeing significant growth with new Apprenticeship Standards, which require new and innovative teaching techniques to inspire our students.
As the successful candidate, we can offer you:
• An annual additional £3,000 market rate salary supplement
• A Golden Hello payment of up to £5k
• 48 days of holiday leave (inclusive of bank holidays and college closure days)
• Teacher training qualifications
• The Teachers’ Pension Scheme
About you: You can motivate and inspire students to develop their engineering knowledge and skills at a level appropriate to a student aspiring to a career as a professional AC and refrigeration engineer. You will broker student engagement opportunities and take some responsibility for ensuring our curriculum is aligned with industry expectation of the academic skills.
Colchester Institute is committed to the rights of learners within all its learning locations; it is committed to promoting their welfare, protecting their physical and psychological well-being and safeguarding them from all forms of abuse. The College’s Safeguarding and Child Protection policy aims to ensure that all learners attending the College do so in a safe and secure environment. Colchester Institute expects all staff to share this commitment. For more information on the College’s Safeguarding and Child Protection policy, please, contact the Student Services department at the College.