Lecturer - Mechanical Engineering
South Essex College
South Essex, UK
6d ago

South Essex College is the largest provider of technical and vocational education and training for 16-18 year olds, adults and apprenticeship provision within Essex and we are growing! We have a position available for an all-round workshop engineer / Toolmaker to join a well-established college.

This role will require the successful manual machinist / workshop engineer to teach manual milling / turning / grinding and also be willing to work across the engineering department when needed.

The Advanced Machine Tool Instructor is energetic, entrepreneurial, and experienced in machining, using both lathes and Mills and CNC machines (desirable).

The successful candidate will provide lecture and workshop instruction in the Completion for Machine Tool Technology programs as well as any additional certificate programs that are developed, and they will collaborate with machine tool and other tech faculty on curriculum development, programming, and maintenance of equipment.

The Instructor will actively work with industry to ensure that students are prepared with appropriate machining skills and knowledge and will support collaborations with industry.

The instructor will work closely with faculty in our College program and with instructors working in concurrent enrolment programs.

The instructor will be team-oriented with demonstrated skills to engage students in the machining discipline. They will be able to communicate effectively to promote excellence within the academic program.

Our instructors are expected to engage in learner-centred teaching methods, collaborate positively with colleagues, and otherwise contribute to the collegial and good-humoured environment of the campus.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required by the Position : The successful applicant must have relevant experience in milling and turning.

  • Capable of teaching a variety of machine tooling related classes.
  • Commitment to the college mission and technical education.
  • Effective communication
  • Ability to collaborate in a team environment
  • Ability to manage time and responsibilities
  • Ability to engage students in the classroom, workshop, and Online using teams or other Learning management software.
  • Good computer skills and familiar with Microsoft office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Disposition : Openness to new learning, new techniques in teaching and new industry trends
  • Disposition : Readiness to respond to local industry needs
  • Demonstrated knowledge and abilities in teaching Lathes and Mills
  • Desirable knowledge of CAD and CNC machining
  • Desirable level 5 teaching qualification If you want to be part of a motivated, hardworking and inspiring team then please apply today! We can’t wait for you to join this fantastic department and work with our amazing curriculum staff.
  • In addition to a competitive salary of up to £40k (inclusive of any Market Premium payment), South Essex have a huge range of benefits on offer;
  • 40 days leave
  • College Additional leave
  • Teachers Pension Enhanced
  • Travel Expenses
  • Discounted on site Hair and Beauty facilities
  • Free Eye test and contribution towards glasses for VDU users
  • Enhanced sick pay and family (subject to policy terms)
  • On-site parking with discounted costs
  • Wellbeing Support and forum
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Flu Jabs Under the Health & Safety etc. at Work Act 1974 it is the responsibility of individual employees at every level to take care of their own health and safety at work and that of others who may be affected by their acts at work.
  • The College is committed to the safeguarding of all its students, staff and visitors and provides a safe physical environment.

    All appointments are subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks, including a satisfactory Enhanced criminal records with Barred List check through the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

    Due to Christmas closure our open vacancies have been extended and will look to shortlist successful candidates w / c 10th January 2021.

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