Mechanical Engineer Assessor – Full Time

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Working pattern

Full time


up to £30,609 dependent upon qualifications and experience

Closing date for applications

Monday, 30 August 2021

It is a particularly exciting time to join Grantham College’s Engineering team. New state-of-the-art facilities and equipment will be available in the coming year. 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 Assessor to join our expanding team at Grantham College to assess on a range of Engineering courses from Level 1 to 5. 

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/assessor training programme. 

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 initial welcome bonus of up to £1000 provided upon successful completion of a six month probationary period
  • An excellent pension scheme (Teachers’ Pension or Local Government) Teachers’ Pension: Employer Contribution 23.68% / Local Government: Employer Contribution 23.8 %
  • An extensive employee discount package
  • A continued professional development programme of up to £750 per academic year
  • A generous annual holiday allowance of: 37 days for Academic employees / 25 days for Support employees, this will increase to 29 days, after 5 years’ service
  • 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 Tuesday 31 August 2021.

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All employment offers are subject to a self-funded (£44) satisfactory enhanced DBS check.

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