Lecturer in Mechanical Production: Machinist (18.5 hours per week). Trainer Assessor in Engineering (18.5 hours per week). Combined to make 1 full time position. Apprenticeship and Commercial. Permanent.
Leicester College's Apprenticeship and Commercial Operations Department is one of the largest apprenticeship providers in the region with an ambitious vision for delivering gold standard apprenticeship programmes that positively shape the future careers of all Leicester College learners. If you are looking for a new challenge or looking for a career change and have the right attitude and skills, then this is your opportunity to join a motivated, creative, and well-resourced department full of like-minded people who are on an exciting journey.
We are looking to appoint to a dual role comprising of a Trainer Assessor and a Lecturer role. You will spend half the week as a Lecturer and other half of the week supporting and assessing apprentices both online and in the workplace.
The ideal candidate will have a passion to continually develop the high standards required to be a mechanical production lecturer. You will have hands-on experience of areas of the Engineering working environment. In addition, you will require up-to-date knowledge and be able to reinforce, develop and guide efforts made by your students. You should have extensive knowledge of industry best practices that can help students to succeed in their learning journey.
The ideal candidate will have experience in machining components from specialist materials using conventional and/or CNC machining tools such as lathes, milling machines and griding machines. You will have the opportunity to be an integral part of the team responsible for developing and enhancing programmes.
The successful applicant will possess a range of skills and experience relating to Engineering. You will also work as part of a team, provide feedback in a way that motivates individuals and help learners overcome potential barriers to progress and achieve. We are looking for a positive, proactive, solutions focused individual to help us drive the provision to support our journey to outstanding.
Knowledge of the Apprenticeship Standards, E - portfolio’s (Smart Assessor) and experience of working with students would be beneficial along with excellent communication skills and a 'can do' approach to tasks.
The successful candidate must have the following qualifications:
You must hold or be prepared to work towards a full teaching qualification e.g. Certificate in Education or Post Graduate Certificate in Education.
You must hold or be prepared to work towards an Assessors award e.g. A1/TAQA or equivalent.
You must hold at least a Level 3 qualification within Engineering / Machining
Level 2 or equivalent in maths and English.
Closing date: 26th September 2021
The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children,young people and adults and expect all staff to share this commitment. All positions are subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure that is considered satisfactory by the College. If you are appointed you must reimburse the College of the cost of a Disclosure and Barring Service check (previously Criminal Records Bureau). The cost will automatically be deducted from your first salary payment. You are also required to subscribe to and pay for the on line DBS Update Service.