We are keen to speak to suitably qualified people looking for full or part-time roles.

Engineering Lecturer

Reporting to: Head of Delivery

Hours: Full-time, 40 hours per week (5 days). Part-time pro-rata of the FT hours.

Salary: £32,000 - £34,000 (Part-time pro-rata of FT)

Start: August 2023


  • 36 days holiday including Bank Holidays. (Part-time pro-rata of FT)
  • Company laptop and mobile phone
  • Access to training
  • Company pension
  • Death in Service Cover
  • Access to Wecare wellbeing support
  • Salary sacrifice private health care
  • Cycle to Work Scheme.

All appointments are subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks, including a satisfactory enhanced criminal records with Barred List check through the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

To Apply

Please send a CV and Cover letter to info@theengineeringtrust.org

About the role

The Engineering Skills Academy was opened in September 2022 by Engineering Trust Training in Bicester, Oxfordshire. We continue to grow our delivery of engineering training to apprentices and are looking for a talented individual to deliver a range of qualifications at levels 2, 3, and 4.

This is an opportunity for a motivated and enthusiastic professional to be part of a small delivery team, contributing to the development and delivery of our curriculum. We began delivery of our knowledge qualifications in September 2022 with a workshop facility coming in September 2023.

The role is centred around teaching groups of engineering apprentices, normally with 12-14 in a class. Exact units within which a Lecturer is expected to deliver learning will be dictated by their prior knoweldge and experience, however being a small team, you will be expected to deliver a range of engineering disciplines.

Our ideal candidate would have industry experience prior to their teaching career and be able to bring that experience into their delivery in an engaging, creative and effective way.

Our lecturers teach roughly 80% of their hours with 20% for planning, marking, student meetings etc.


  • Feed into the planning of curriculums for a range of cohorts related to the requirements of the apprenticeships we deliver.
  • Prepare all schemes of work, lesson plans and resource materials for the units you are teaching.
  • Teach on a range of engineering knowledge units at L3 and L4 (4 only if qualified to HNC). Also, opportunity to teach L2 workshop skills if able and qualified to do so.
  • Create and maintain resources needed to teach the course, ensuring they remain up-to-date and accessible to learners.
  • Utilise IT and learning technology to deliver elements of the curriculum.
  • Feed into the preparation of assessment plans and schedules and ensure learners are aware of expectations.
  • Assess learner progress regularly, supporting them both academically and pastorally. Provide written and oral feedback throughout the course and carry out 1to1 progress reviews, including the completion of necessary documents.
  • Differentiate delivery to allow access for all regardless of if the learner requires additional support requirements or need extending.
  • Embed Maths, English and ICT within the curriculum and your delivery.
  • Carry out learner inductions to the course.
  • Manage the attendance and achievement of each learner, keeping records up-to-date, including the completion of registers, and other required documentation.
  • Ensure a safe and secure learning environment and comply with all relevant Health and Safety regulations.
  • Implement all Safeguarding, Prevent and other relevant policies.
  • Involvement in the wider company, apprenticeship delivery or any other duties as may be reasonably required.

Person specification

  • Experience teaching L3 & ideally L4 knowledge units in an FE environment. Also interested in candidates who have experience teaching L2 workshop skill units.
  • Minimum of a Level 3 Engineering qualification ideally encompassing both Mechanical and Electrical/Electronic elements.
  • A teaching qualification for the FE sector, e.g. DET, DTLLS, PGCE or equivalent.
  • Up-to-date knowledge of the developments within the Engineering sector and in the practises of teaching and learning.
  • Up-to-date knowledge of apprenticeships and how the qualifications fit into the wider programme.
  • Able to deliver all aspects of the learning process including preparation, planning, delivery, assessment, and evaluation.
  • Be committed to inclusive learning, ensuring use of the very best practice to meet individual learner needs including the promotion of equal opportunities and differentiated learning for those with SEND.