Tutor of Engineering

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Tutor of Engineering

Please note that we do not accept CV applications. If you are viewing this vacancy through any job board then please go to our website www.yorkcollege.ac.uk/job-vacancies and apply using our application form. Tutor of Engineering | York College (vacancy-filler.co.uk)

Ref: 2223/111

Hours: 37 hours per week (1.0 fte)

Salary: Up to £37,661 per annum (subject to experience and qualifications).

Plus generous benefits. These include:

  • 55 days annual leave per year (including bank holidays and efficiency closures)
  • Generous Occupational Pension Scheme
  • Payment of 100% of your teacher training course fees if you do not have a recognised Level 5 teaching qualification (Cert Ed/PGCE) – worth up to £6,000 over 2 years

About the role/person

We are seeking a dynamic and enthusiastic individual who would relish the opportunity to share their knowledge, skills and experience to teach across a range of vocational engineering programmes and apprenticeship standards.

This is a rewarding role working with a broad range of students and apprentices, predominantly across Level 2 & 3 programmes, to develop their mechanical engineering knowledge and practical skills with both manual machining and CNC/CAM/CAD. Including the development of hand fitting techniques, preparing and using lathes & mills, Computer Numerical Control & Manufacture (Lathe & Mill), and use of 2D / 3D CAD (e.g. AutoCAD, Solidworks).

You may be an experienced FE trainer/tutor, or a newly qualified tutor, but we would certainly encourage applications from those working in industry. Experience of leading projects/programmes would also be of benefit.

You should have a minimum of HNC/HND in a relevant Engineering discipline, or/and relevant industry standard qualifications and experience. You will ideally possess a recognised teaching qualification and assessor/IQA awards, or be willing to work towards these with funding support from the College. Recent experience within a manufacturing / engineering industry would be a significant advantage.

About the College

Rated as ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted, we are the top general FE College in Yorkshire, and one of the largest providers of A Level and vocational programmes for 16 to 19 year olds in the region. We also deliver a range of Traineeships, Apprenticeships, degree level courses, working with over 1,000 employers, helping them to meet their current and future skills needs.

We are proud of our outstanding achievement rates for students at all levels, which have been consistently above national average for over 20 years, as well as the outstanding student progression into higher-level study and employment.

York College is proud to be part of a consortium of colleges and employers developing the Yorkshire and Humber Institute of Technology (IoT) – one of only 12 IoTs nationally, which are designed to increase higher level technical skills for employers.

With a vibrant working ment, excellent transport links to the city centre and surrounding area, plus on-site parking, you will find York College to be fulfilling and supportive place to work. As a member of College staff you will have full use of the College facilities including free gym membership at the Athletic Suite, our brand new state of the art gym.

Please check out our website here: www.yorkcollege.ac.uk

Want to know more?

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Lisa Wheeler, Head of Curriculum Engineering and Digital Technologies, on 07803 615613.

Important Notices

  1. The Rehabilitation of Offenders Act

The College is exempt from the provisions of the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (ROA) 1974, by virtue of the fact that postholders have access to children and young people, and to vulnerable adults.

In such circumstances, York College is legally entitled to ask applicants for details of all convictions, and cautions irrespective of whether they are ‘spent’ or ‘unspent’. This means that you must disclose all convictions and cautions in your application.

  1. Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Checks

We take the safety of our learners extremely seriously, and to ensure no unsui persons are employed, all successful candidates will be required to undertake an Enhanced DBS check, regardless of the role they undertake. This is a regulated role (e.g. those roles providing teaching, training, instructing, advice and guidance, or supervision of children). As such it is an offence to apply for the role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.

  1. Online Search of Shortlisted Candidates

Please note we will undertake online searches of all shortlisted candidates, to identify any candidates who may give cause for concern in relation to learner safety.

Please note that we do not accept CV applications. If you are viewing this vacancy through any job board then please go to our website www.yorkcollege.ac.uk/job-vacancies and apply using our application form. Tutor of Engineering | York College (vacancy-filler.co.uk)

Most correspondence regarding vacancies will be sent via email, so please check your emails regularly for updates on your application. We would also advise to check your junk/spam folder as some emails may end up here depending on your mail provider settings.

Closing date: 20 June 2023 (9am)

Interviews: 30 June 2023

We are deeply committed to diversity and inclusion and wish to have a diverse workforce. We positively welcome applicants from all under-represented groups, including minority ethnic groups and those with disabilities. We are proud to be affiliated to the Black Leadership Group (BLG).

As an employer we are committed to promoting and protecting the physical and mental health and well-being of all our staff. York College has signed up to the ‘Mindful Employer’ charter for employers who are positive about mental health. We are also a certified Disability Confident Employer. Disability Confident is a government scheme designed to encourage employers to recruit and retain disabled people and those with health conditions.


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