• Location: Aberteifi, SA43 1AB
  • Subject:
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Salary Type: Annual
  • Salary Range: £25,000.00 - £30,000.00
  • Language: Welsh
  • Closing Date: 17 May, 2024 12:00 AM

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Lecturer in Automotive Engineering

Lecturer in Automotive Engineering

Coleg Sir Gar
Lecturer in Automotive Engineering
Application Deadline: 17 May 2024

Department: Motor Vehicle

Employment Type: Full Time

Location: Cardigan Campus

Compensation: £24,049 - £47,331 / year

DescriptionThe Corporate Board is committed to appointing staff who will display initiative and enthusiasm, and further enhance the reputation of the College through a commitment to working as a member of a team and producing work of high quality. The post provides an exciting and challenging opportunity for a pro-active and innovative person.

The automotive engineering provision is based at the Cardigan campus although lecturers may occasionally be required to work at off-site venues, e.g. partner schools, commercial sites and events.

Coleg Ceredigion is committed to promoting the college's mission: Inspiring Learners, Fulfilling Potential, Achieving Excellenceand places the learner, and teaching and learning at the heart of its ethos. It is a faculty that embraces new technologies to support learning and promotes consistent tracking and monitoring to ensure that every learner fulfils their potential. Progression is also a predominant feature and each programme area is encouraged to provide clear progression routes from Level 1 through to higher education/apprenticeships or employment.

This post provides an exciting opportunity to contribute to the work of the Curriculum Area on future developments.

Key ResponsibilitiesThe successful applicant will be required to:
  • Contribute to the teaching, assessment and co-ordination of programmes of study leading to Levels 1, 2 and 3 in Automotive Engineering.
  • Contribute to the teaching and development of other PT and commercial programmes, e.g. short courses.
  • Undertake an Assessor or internal verifier qualification within a year of appointment (if unqualified).
  • Assume role as Course Tutor.
  • Undertake assessment and verification duties.
  • Contribute to the development of new courses and creation of a culture of innovation and commercial activities.
  • Carry out any other duties as directed by the Principal/Chief Executive commensurate with the grade of the post at the initial place of work or other locations within the College.

Skills Knowledge and ExpertiseEssential Criteria:
  • Level 3 or equivalent in Automotive Engineering
  • Relevant Higher Academic/ Vocational qualification in Automotive Engineering
  • Teaching qualification (If you are not in possession of a teaching qualification as at the date of employment, you will be required to obtain a PGCE within 2 years of this date)
  • Relevant industrial experience in the Motor Vehicle Engineering sector
  • Excellent interpersonal and organisational skills
  • Ability to work harmoniously with students and colleagues
  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Creative flair and innovative practical skills
  • Relevant ICT skills
  • Good literacy and numeracy skills and ability to communicate effectively at all levels both orally and in writing
  • Excellent punctuality and ability to work flexibly
Desirable Criteria:
  • Relevant teaching experience
  • An understanding of Hybrid and Electrical cars (training can be provided)
  • A good understanding of relevant issues in post 16 education
  • A proven track record of high levels of learner attainment
  • Awareness of key performance indicators
  • Evidence of innovative teaching and learning activities
  • Evidence of effective tracking and monitoring of learner performance
  • Experience of actively participating in the pastoral care of young people
Welsh Language Requirements:
  • Welsh Oracy (Listening/Speaking) - Level 0/1
  • Welsh Literacy (Writing/Reading) - Level 0/1
(See detailed language descriptions)

Persons are welcome to apply for posts in Welsh and applications made in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English.

  • You will receive 46 days holiday, plus bank holidays and five closure days which totals at 59 days holiday per year.
  • Extremely generous pension scheme with employer contributions of 23.68%.
  • Award-winning professional learning and development programme.
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Free on-site car parking
  • Online and instore retail discounts