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Sighthill, EH11 4DE
£35,170 - £43,357 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week

This position has expired.

Department:        Engineering       

Contract Basis:    Permanent

We are currently seeking a Light Vehicle Automotive Lecturer with experience and skills within Light Vehicle Automotive Engineering. The post-holder is predominantly based at Sighthill Campus, however you may be required to work within other campuses.

The successful post-holder will be required to deliver classroom theories and workshop practice subject matter within the current light vehicle automotive frameworks. The related subjects will be within light vehicle service, repair and diagnostic principles. However, it will be desirable to have a skill set within a heavy vehicle service and repair context too.

Candidates must be educated to HNC or SVQ3 MA SCQF Level 7 (or equivalent) e.g. City and Guilds Level 3/IMI Level 3. You must have relevant experience in the industry as a time served modern apprenticeship or industry qualified Technician in light vehicle maintenance and repair or an engineering equivalent. Skills and knowledge in a heavy vehicle context plus additional accredited specialisms would be advantageous. Furthermore, candidates must possess a wide knowledge and experience of the curriculum area, both theory and practice.

If this opportunity is of interest to you, we would welcome your application for this post.

For the future you want

Edinburgh College is seeking to recruit a Lecturer in Automotive Engineering to join our dynamic and motivated automotive team.

As one of the largest colleges in the UK and a key contributor to learning in our capital city, Edinburgh College is proud to be supporting over 19,000 students from around 115 countries worldwide to achieve the future they want.

As a student-centred organisation and one which offers over 700 courses across 32 subject areas, Edinburgh College also works with over 1,800 industry partners to help secure the best possible employment opportunities for our students.

We are also the biggest single provider of students to Edinburgh Universities, with 98% of our successful full-time students moving onto employment or further education within 6 months of graduating.

What we can offer you

We have great benefits at Edinburgh College, with generous annual leave, a career average pension scheme and access to other benefits like childcare vouchers and cycle to work. We also have great on-site facilities including a gym, pool, training restaurants, shops and canteens. Plus, you get to be part of a unique organisation which contributes to improving the lives of others.

What you can offer us

We are looking for an applicant who can develop and deliver vocational courses including the theoretical knowledge and practical skills for our students across a range of academic levels; at all times working in accordance to our internal quality standards and also to that of the awarding body.

The post-holder will be expected to contribute to course design, develop innovative teaching practices and support the evolution of the curriculum portfolio generally. 

Although based in Sighthill Campus, the successful candidate may be required to work at any Edinburgh College campus.

Applications are actively encouraged from under-represented groups, including those from Black, Asian and other minority ethnic groups.

Applications from Armed Force Reservists and Veterans will be given priority for interview selection, subject to them meeting essential criteria for the job role. 

Please see the Job Description and Person Specification for further details

Closing Date: Sunday 11th December2022 (Midnight)

Anticipated Interview Date: Friday 6th January 2023