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Job post: Lecturer – Engineering (FE/HE)

Job information

Job reference: NOTT177460

  • Employment type: Permanent - Full Time
  • Salary: £30,885 - £39,000 per annum (band 7)
  • Published date: 11 July 2024 at 06:00:00 BST
  • Application deadline: 21 July 2024 at 23:59:00 BST

Job location

Jesse Boot Avenue, Science Park, University Boulevard, Nottingham, NG7 2RU

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Job description

Your future is here
A place to inspire

In a teaching role at Nottingham College, you will play a vital part in helping thousands of people reach their potential. We are Nottingham’s College and together, we make a positive difference to our learners, to our communities and to each other. We are building better futures, for others and for ourselves. Our teachers bring experience, flair, industry connections, passion, and care to their roles and in return we invest in them. Here, you have the freedom to work in a way that suits you, the support to thrive and the opportunity to shape your career.

Who we need?

Areas of Expertise: Mechatronics, Automation & Robotics, PLC and Microcontroller (Programming)


  • Developing and writing comprehensive schemes of work and detailed lesson plans that align with curriculum requirements and industry standards.
  • Delivering high-quality, engaging, and interactive lectures and practical sessions to students, fostering an environment of active learning.
  • Confidently challenging inappropriate behaviours and effectively monitoring student attendance, providing support where necessary to promote student success.
  • Assessing and evaluating student performance through a variety of assessment methods, providing constructive feedback to support their academic growth.
  • Staying up to date with advancements in the fields of Mechatronics, Automation & Robotics, PLC, and Microcontrollers to ensure course content remains current and relevant.
  • Facilitating and supervising student projects, providing guidance and mentorship to help them achieve their learning objectives.
  • Collaborating with colleagues to continuously improve the curriculum, share best practices, and contribute to the development of the department.
  • Engaging with industry professionals and organizations to enhance learning opportunities for students through guest lectures, site visits, and partnerships.
  • Managing classroom resources and equipment, ensuring a safe and effective learning environment.
  • Participating in professional development opportunities to maintain and enhance teaching skills and technical knowledge.

What you’ll bring

We are looking for passionate and dedicated individuals who are eager to make a positive impact on the next generation of engineers. If you meet these qualifications and are excited about the opportunity to contribute to our dynamic team, we encourage you to apply.


  • A minimum of Level 5 qualification in Engineering Education, with a specialisation in Mechatronics, Automation & Robotics, PLC, or Microcontrollers. (Educational training up to Level 5 can be provided if not currently held).
  • Proven experience in teaching or training within the field of engineering.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to inspire and motivate students.
  • A proactive and innovative approach to teaching, with a commitment to continuous improvement.
  • Excellent organisational and time-management skills.
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a collaborative team.
  • Proficiency in the use of educational technology and digital tools to enhance learning experiences.

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience with curriculum development and instructional design.
  • Familiarity with industry-standard software and tools related to Mechatronics, Automation & Robotics, PLC, and Microcontrollers.
  • Understanding of current trends and future directions in the field of engineering education.
  • Ability to engage with a diverse student population and adapt teaching methods to meet varying learning needs.

Interviews are planned for: week commencing 22 July 2024

A place to belong

Join a diverse, vibrant community of over 1,300 staff and feel welcome from day one. Whether it’s enjoying a cuppa and a chat at our Wellness Cafes, collaborating with your colleagues or making the most of the facilities on our campuses, this is a place you can feel involved, connected and supported. With an attractive benefits package including 35 days annual leave, flexible working opportunities, access to a generous pension scheme and perks package, this is a place where you will feel valued and where you can grow and develop. It’s a place where you can share your ideas, work with people from all kinds of backgrounds and together, make a positive difference.

Be a part of a dynamic and diverse team that thrives on innovation, creativity, and outstanding outcomes. Our aim is for our workforce to mirror the rich diversity of the individuals and communities we serve, creating an environment where a range of experiences, skills, and viewpoints are valued. Within our inclusive workplace, everyone is given the opportunity to belong. As part of this we are happy to consider any reasonable adjustments that successful candidates may need.

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Nottingham College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the wellbeing of our students and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Background checks including employer references and an enhanced DBS check will be required for this role.


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