Full Time or Fractional
We are one of the highest performing colleges nationally on all courses at all levels, rated Ofsted ‘Outstanding’.
The college works very closely with local employers to develop the future workforce and upskilling existing employees.
Exciting future opportunities exist to work closely with the new engineering sectors in Cornwall in Offshore Wind Technology, Lithium Extraction and Space Technology.
The Engineering department is based in the state of the art Southwest Institute of Technology building. Included within is a very large open workshop with a significant range of industry standard equipment, a specific welding facility, home for the Welding Institute, CAD studios, Electronics room and general teaching rooms.
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We are looking for an enthusiastic and committed lecturer with the ability to inspire students and maintain excellent working relationships in a very successful Engineering team. A willingness to support students pastorally is essential, as is being adaptable and flexible in a dynamic working environment.
Fractional contract options are available which would allow the opportunity to combine a new lecturing role whilst continuing employment in industry.
The ideal candidate should work with confidence with a wide variety of ability levels, be a committed team member and project an enthusiasm for their subject. The successful applicant will be expected to provide high quality teaching on education programmes, and to contribute to providing an outstanding learning experience for our students.
We aim to find a full-time lecturer to join our successful team to teach various welding techniques including MIG, TIG, MMA, etc, prior teaching or training experience is a plus but not mandatory.
Applicants should hold professional qualifications in fabrication and welding, to a minimum of level 3, in addition to a recognised teaching qualification or be willing to work towards one. A level 4 (HNC) in Engineering would be desirable but not essential.
As well as teaching, the successful candidate is likely to have course lead and tutor group responsibilities. A commitment to curriculum development, a flexible approach to teaching and learning and a dedication to safety and maintaining a well-organised and clean workshop environment is required.
*Salary as advertised is based on a qualified lecturer. Non-qualified applicants will be considered but will be paid on a non-qualified lecturer scale.
We offer a generous package with benefits including 40 days annual leave plus bank holidays and College closure days, working from home days (outside of term time) teacher pension scheme, relocation package, free on-site parking and a variety of on-site benefits and discounts.
Closing date - 22/09/2023 12pm
Location - Truro
Curriculum Vitae are not accepted, Application Forms only. Successful candidates will be notified within 4 weeks of the closing date.