Engineering Lecturer – CAD/Mechatronics

Bournemouth and Poole College

  • Up to £42,931 per annum
  • Poole / South West
  • Permanent
  • Full Time
Posted 1 week ago

We have an exciting opportunity for a Engineering Lecturer (Mechatronics)to join the team across Bournemouth and Poole on a full-time, permanent basis. In return, you will receive a competitive salary of up to £42,931 per annum (dependent on experience).

At Bournemouth & Poole College our staff are passionate and committed to achieve the very best outcomes for our students – we transform lives. We recognise and value our people as our most important asset in achieving each of the strategic outcomes within our College’s Strategic Plan. We believe it is through our people that an excellent student experience will be delivered, and this will have a positive impact in our local community. We value inclusion and we are committed to the promotion of equality, diversity, and inclusion, ensuring we have a diverse, skilled, and motivated workforce who are empowered and engaged. This makes our College a unique, vibrant and rewarding place to work.


About the role:

As the Engineering Lecturer (Mechatronics), you will teach a range of subjects on Engineering related courses from foundation to level 3, specifically in the mechatronics specialisation, including PLC’s, general mechanical, CAD and electrical engineering.


Responsibilities as our Engineering Lecturer (Mechatronics) will include:

·        Contribute to the development and delivery of a range of educational programmes including identifying learning objectives; determining, designing and producing study material; planning course/study programme delivery.

·        Contribute to high quality learning experiences using a variety of teaching and learning methods.

·        Ensure that teaching is based on current best available practice and is consistent with a high standard of practice.

·        Provide academic and pastoral support to students in accordance with agreed procedures.

·        Create an outstanding student experience which leads to progression or employment.

·        Manage student issues within agreed protocols.

·        Undertake such other reasonable duties as the line manager may require from time to time and review this Job Description annually with the line manager.

·        Participate in the College’s appraisal process and to undertake any training that may be appropriate

·        Take appropriate responsibility to ensure the health and safety of self and others

·        Pursue the achievement and integration of equal opportunities throughout all The College’s activities

*The above list of duties is not exhaustive and is subject to change. The post holder may be required to undertake other duties within the scope and grading of the post.


As our Engineering Lecturer (Mechatronics) you’ll ideally have:

·        Some experience of facilitating learning for students in Further or Higher Education or an appropriate workplace setting, for example school

·        Knowledge of current evidence-based practice in field(s) of expertise.

·        Knowledge of issues relating to equal opportunities and cultural diversity

·        Dynamic and innovative approach

·        Graduate in relevant subject area

·        Willingness to take part in Open Evenings, Employer liaison, and careers events



As a member of the teaching team at Bournemouth & Poole College you can expect to receive a market rate salary and excellent benefits including:

·        39.5 days annual leave plus bank holidays

·        up to 4 days leave during the Christmas closure period

·        Free parking at all of our college sites (where spaces are available)

·        Access to Discount Schemes at multiple retailers

·        Enrolment into the Teachers’ Pension Scheme

·        Excellent support and career development with the help of our Teaching and Learning Coaches and Quality department



If you feel you are the right candidate for this Engineering Lecturer (Mechatronics) role then please click ‘apply’ now! We’d love to hear from you!

Closing Date:  04 August 2024

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.


The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults, and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to undertake appropriate safeguarding checks which includes an enhanced DBS check as well as providing proof of right to work in the UK.

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