Practical Instructor in Engineering

  • Job Reference: BBC1021
  • Date Posted: 9 February 2024
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  • Location: Blackburn, Lancashire, England
  • Salary: £26,393
  • Bonus/Benefits: £5k market supplement
  • Sector: Teaching Assistant
  • Job Type: Part Time

Job Description

Practical Instructor in Engineering

Salary: Up to £26,393 per annum plus a potential of up to £5k per annum market premium dependent on qualifications, skills and experience

Hours: 37 hours per week
Contract Type: Permanent

The College

From professional training and Further Education to under and post graduate studies, we’re proud to offer the full range of qualifications that students need to fulfill long and valuable careers. At the heart of our incredible work is our Engineering Centre. With purpose-built facilities, excellent grades, expanding catchment area and purposeful vision, there has never been a better time to join us.

The Role

Working across both the Higher and Further Education Engineering departments to help with supporting and resourcing the teaching staff across all courses within the College’s engineering programmes including maintaining practical equipment and providing practical demonstration and technical instruction to students. You will help with the strategic planning of the development of facilities and develop a robust maintenance schedule for any equipment, whilst working co-operatively as part of a large team.

What we are looking for

You must have a UK Honours degree or ENIC recognised degree in a recognised degree in a related discipline and a minimum of a level 2 qualification in English and Maths. (You must have the original certification to evidence this). You will also need to have experience of operating a range of relevant equipment, instructing and developing practical forms of delivery in an engineering context alongside experience of the latest subject specific technological developments. A recognised teaching qualification or already working towards this is desirable.

As an individual you will be committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults.

Our diverse job opportunities all include a top benefits package that includes many features that are hard to find in the private sector:

  • Generous Holidays
  • Generous Pension
  • Employee Assistance Programme with a 24/7/365 helpline for advice and support
  • Regular Staff Physical Activity Sessions and reduced-price gym membership
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Family-friendly policies
  • Free eye tests and contribution to VDU-use-only glasses
  • Several food outlets with a variety of menu choices
  • A full range of discounted professional Hair & Beauty services provided by the Academy Salon
  • Sports Facilities
  • Spiritual Needs
  • Car Share Scheme
  • Medicash Health Plan
  • Discounts on College Courses

Whether you want a hand with the application form or a friendly chat about what it’s like to work with us, please don’t hesitate to drop us an email or give us a call and we’ll be happy to help in any way we can.

We appreciate your interest and look forward to getting to know you!

Please press APPLY and full details will be sent to you.

Closing Date: 9am Monday 26 February 2024
Interview Date: To be confirmed

Reference Number: 6177