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Careers at The Engineering College

As the most wide-ranging provider of engineering apprenticeships and related training in the Liverpool City Region, we thrive when industry does. We have built our team with experienced time-served engineers who recognise and respect the diversity of engineering and advanced manufacturing sectors, instilling an enthusiasm, respect and ambition in our students that is unrivalled elsewhere. A passion for inspiring people lies at the heart of our business and all of our team play a vital role in supporting and training these people into long-term careers.

What makes us different?

First and foremost, the Engineering College is a registered charity. We invest profits back into the business, creating better facilities, conditions and a working environment for staff and students alike. We have a team of 40-strong and a great community culture where collaboration and skills development are the essence of our business. We pride ourselves on creating a flexible environment for all of the team and embrace a hybrid workforce, encouraging both on site and remote working.

How do I apply?

We’ve made it simpler than ever to apply.

If you think you would be a good fit for one of our live vacancies, download the forms in the ‘Apply Now’ tab just below. Once you have completed both of these forms, please email them to Vacancies@theengineeringcollege.co.uk

We are always interested in people who are passionate about engineering and education and believe they would be a good fit for the team. If this sounds like you, but there are no Live Vacancies that match your qualifications and skill set, we would still love to hear from you. You can complete our interests form with details about your employment and interests and our HR team can contact you to discuss upcoming opportunities that may suit you.

The Engineering College is committed to equality and valuing diversity.  Applications are particularly welcome from women and black and minority ethnic candidates who are under-represented in academic posts.

Live Vacancies

Mechanical Tutor

Fabrication & Welding Tutor

Electrical Engineering Tutor

Job Type: Full-time, Permanent. We also welcome applications from temporary or freelance Tutors who wish to join College’s staff bank for ad hoc cover during term time.

Start Date: Immediate

Hours: Typical working hours are 8:00 am – 4:30 pm.
May also involve some twilight sessions (5 pm-8 pm), for which overtime or time off in lieu options are available.

Application deadline: N/A

Benefits include: Cycle to work scheme, Life insurance, On-site parking, Sick pay, 30 Days Holiday (Including Bank Holidays and Birthday Holiday)

The roles are diverse and cover a number of different elements, including:

  • Teaching, Learning and Assessment: delivery of practical and theory sessions to meet the requirements of the business, the planning of lessons and learning plans effectively, making use of resources and curriculum.
  • Verification: maintain all records and workpieces, track progress for each student in your designated group/s and carry out essential marking for assessments.
  • Learner Reviews: work within the team to develop and regularly update learner ‘off-the-job’ learning plans in conjunction with the learner(s). Work within the relevant team to contribute timely information to the individual’s ‘training officer’ to support performance reviews
  • Learner Support: typically ‘first line’ academic and pastoral support, support the team in identifying any high or additional needs students.
  • Technical & Administration: identifying opportunities for CPD, improving competency, and fulfilling ESFA requirements regarding tracking attendance. support with recruitment and promotion of the brand
  • Team Responsibilities: ensuring high-quality health and safety provision, support and promotion of Equality and Diversity within this industry and safeguarding
  • Scheduled Working: Monday to Friday 8.00 am to 4.30 pm pattern of delivery with built-in scope for curriculum development, learner support and training within those times.  Occasional twilight sessions 5.00pm-8.00pm.

PERSONAL COMPETENCIES

· Work professionally and strive for excellence in all areas of work

· Be able to work under pressure and provide an excellent service

· Behaving in an ethical manner, providing a safe working environment.

· Communicate and work well within the team

· Focus on results and performance

· Suitable to work with children, young people and vulnerable adults.

What will you bring to the role?

  • Recent and relevant industry/occupational experience with a minimum of 3 years of engineering experience
  • Experience in training and assessment for apprenticeships
  • The drive to ensure our learners achieve success in their learning and development by offering an enriching and rewarding experience during their time at College
  • A commitment to best practices and promoting the welfare and safeguarding of our learners

Without a teaching qualification? 

If you have previously completed at least a level 3 qualification in an engineering vocational role and are passionate about inspiring people into engineering, this is an excellent opportunity to join our team, helping students to reach their maximum educational and developmental potential.  You should be:

  • Technically qualified in the relevant skill area
  • Genuinely looking to switch to a real and worthwhile career in technical training for the industry
  • A real interest in working with young and aspiring engineering students
  • Good practical skills
  • Knowledge and understanding of health and safety in an industrial environment
  • Able to motivate and inspire

Please see below the Job Description for this vacancy, for details.

There are two forms that should be completed and sent to vacancies@theengineeringcollege.co.uk or by post to:

HR, The Engineering College, Monks Ferry, Birkenhead, Wirral, CH41 5LH

The Engineering College Promotes Equality of Opportunity

The Engineering College is committed to providing a welcome community for all staff, students and visitors and is continuously making improvements to the campus to align with our commitment. As such if you would like any further information or more accessible-friendly formats, please email info@theengineeringcollege.co.uk. The Engineering College is also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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The Engineering College work towards the Matrix Standard, providing high quality information, advice and guidance to all students; live and former that is confidential, impartial and conversed in a supportive way.
The Engineering College are proud to hold Investors in People Gold Status, awarded for the second consecutive time in 2020, and has held this accolade since 2017, creating a welcome environment for the whole team to inspire and thrive.
The Engineering College is a Group Training Association and part of the 40 strong GTA England network. Established to represent employers across the region and deliver quality training and assessment to the engineering and advanced manufacturing sectors.