Mechanical Engineer Lecturer – Part Time

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Full time


up to £35,495 dependent upon qualifications and experience Welcome Bonus: You will receive an initial welcome bonus of up to £1,000 which will be payable on successful completion of your six month probationary period Performance & Retention Bonus: up to £2,000 per academic year, for up to a maximum of three years subject to key performance indicators and continuity of service

Closing date for applications

Friday, 4 February 2022

It is a particularly exciting time to join Grantham College’s Engineering team with new state-of-the-art equipment and facilities recently opening at the college. Engineering is at the centre of our new £2.6m Institute of Technology (IoT): a prestigious and high-quality centre delivering higher level technical education in Engineering and Digital, with a clear route to high-skilled employment. Grantham College will also open our new £2m Energy Centre for Engineering and Construction in 2022. The Centre will feature industry-standard equipment and act as a hub for employer-led courses in renewable energies, environmental technologies, manufacturing, and electronics. 

We are currently looking for a Mechanical Engineering Lecturer to join our expanding team at Grantham College to teach Levels 1 to 5 in Mechanical Engineering. 

Ideally you will possess: Engineering Trade Qualifications, a degree, or equivalent and ideally a full Teaching Qualification (DTLLS, Cert Ed or PGCE), however industry candidates can benefit from our teacher training programme.

The Education and Training Foundation (ETF) has launched a new resource to support those beginning careers in Further Education (FE) teaching and training. The ‘Preparing for a career in FE teaching and training’ course is free to access on the FutureLearn platform. Further information is available: 

What we offer you in return: 

  • A retention bonus to £2,000 each academic year, for up to a maximum of three years subject to key performance indicators and continuity of service
  • An excellent pension scheme, Teachers’ Pension with an Employer Contribution of 23.68%
  • A continued professional development programme of up to £750 per academic year
  • A generous annual holiday allowance of 37 days for Academic employees
  • Family friendly policies, including up to 5 paid occasions for time off for dependants within a 12 month period, after the first year of service
  • Five college closure days in December in addition to annual leave

The closing date for all applications will be Friday 04 February 2022.


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We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from all sections of the community.