Lecturer – Engineering (Workshop Practice)

KT1 2AQ, Kingston Upon Thames
£21,776 - £39,036 per annum
21 Jul 2021
18 Aug 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

Ofsted graded Kingston College ‘good’ in 2020. The School of Science, Technology, Engineering and Professional deliver a key part of the College’s provision.

The School is broken down into sections, of which Engineering is one and it incorporates many facets of Engineering – automotive, aerospace, electrical, electronics, mechanical and maintenance. It’s courses range from pre-entry level to Higher National Diploma.

Joining us as Lecturer in Engineering, you will teach FE vocational courses related to Engineering, predominantly on vocational Level 2 and Level 3 programmes. The specific required areas of Engineering are Level 2 and Level 3 workshop practices, fabrication and mechanical maintenance.

We’re looking for an individual who holds a relevant academic qualification at Level 3 or above and who has experience of working in an engineering workshop and/or delivering practical workshop units e.g. hand-fitting, fabrication and general mechanical units. Hardworking and flexible, you will have taught engineering at Level 2/3 or delivered training in an engineering environment.

A teaching qualification is not essential, all that we ask is that you are willing to achieve one in line with current regulations.

Closing date for the return of completed applications is 8th August 2021

The benefits package includes generous annual leave of 37 days plus up to 7 additional days over Christmas/New Year as well as an additional 5 days Wellbeing leave to enhance employees’ physical and mental health. This leave is all in addition to Bank Holiday entitlement. There is an excellent pension scheme that receives a significant financial contribution from the employer (Teachers Pensions or Local Government Pension Scheme), subsidised sports facilities and professional development and training plus a salary sacrifice cycle to work scheme.

South Thames Colleges Group is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults.

The South Thames Colleges Group is made up of Carshalton College, Kingston College, Merton College and South Thames College, which merged on 1 August 2017. South Thames Colleges Group is one of London’s largest providers of post-16 education and training and is an ongoing and significant contributor to its local communities. We aim to put students’ success at the heart of everything we do.

We are looking for hard-working and collaborative people who can join our team and help challenge our students to achieve and progress.

When you click on ‘Apply’, you will be forwarded to the application page which sits on a platform hosted by an external partner called Blue Octopus who support STCG throughout the recruitment process.