THE DETAILS:
  • 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.

Benefits
  • 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