Vacancy: Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering
March 6, 2023

Vacancy: Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering

Ref 063/2223

Salary: £24,137 to £35,460 per annum  + £5,000 market force payment (dependent on qualifications and experience)

Coventry College is a dynamic and vibrant College at the heart of the historic City of Coventry. Working in partnership with the Local Authority, schools, universities, employers, the Local Enterprise Partnership, the Education and Skills Funding Agency and the West Midlands Combined Authority, we strive to provide the education and opportunities which the local economy needs in a demand-led environment. As a trusted and reliable partner, and with a clear strategy to deliver the vocational programmes that serve the communities and businesses of Coventry, Coventry College is a highly rewarding place to work.

Coventry College is benefitting from a significant investment in its facilities and curriculum offer to further enhance its reputation as one of the fastest improving Further Education Colleges in the country. Additional investment in electric vehicle technology, the construction Centre and digital skills infrastructure is ensuring that our provision remains at the forefront of innovation and is highly responsive to the needs of local businesses.

The College is focused on ensuring learners progress onto careers and/or relevant higher education in order to retain them in this fast-paced city to improve the skills of the local workforce.

The Engineering Department offers a diverse curriculum, from practical mechanical engineering skills-based programmes to programmes designed to support learners into Higher Education or Degree Apprenticeships. The department boasts excellent facilities and has ambitious growth targets to help fill the skills shortages in the region and tap into the talent within the City.

An exciting opportunity exists for a motivated person to join our highly-dedicated team as a Mechanical Engineering Lecturer. This role primarily involves working with Level 1 and 2 learners who are being trained in the practical skills and underpinning knowledge to fill significant skills shortages in the manufacturing engineering sector. The successful candidate will be an excellent communicator and hold a minimum of a Level 3 qualification in a related subject. They will also hold, or be prepared to work towards, a level 5 teaching qualification.

As a Lecturer you will benefit from:

  • Free on-site parking
  • An excellent pension scheme (TPS) with defined benefits
  • Generous holiday allowance/pay of 39 days annual leave plus 8 days statutory bank holidays.
  • Discounted hair/barbering/beauty treatments at our on-site Salon
  • On-site refectory
  • Annual staff recognition awards
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Generous Employee Benefits discount scheme
  • Free will writing service.

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Additional information

  • Candidates with a disability will be guaranteed an interview, providing they meet all the essential requirements of the post
  • Closing Date:  Friday 31st March 2023 at 23:59
  • CVs will not be accepted

We are actively committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and any vulnerable groups within the College community.  We value our diverse College community and are actively committed to promoting equality and diversity in all areas of College life.  Applications are welcomed from all sections of the community.  We expect all our staff and volunteers to share these commitments. The successful applicant will be required to complete an enhanced DBS check.