Lecturer in Railway Engineering

Myerscough College is a leading Land-based and Sports College in the Northwest of England. The college is a NSAR (National Skills Academy for Rail) approved member for the railway industry and has a long successful history of delivering Construction Plant Skills and Land-based Engineering apprenticeships to a wealth of employers throughout the UK. The college has made significantly investment in resources, including a dedicated engineering building, to ensure that the facilities and resources help prepare learners for the world of work. Graded Ofsted ‘Good’ with outstanding residential provision, the College offers an excellent environment for both staff and learners with exceptional employer and learner satisfaction rates.

Lecturer in Railway Engineering x1

As part of the national network of colleges an exciting new opportunity has arisen for a lecturer in Rail Engineering. Initially delivering Level 3 Rail Engineering (Technical Knowledge) in liaison with NTAR and Northern Rail it is then expected that the successful candidate will support the development of the provision and further enhancement of resources to meet the needs of industry. No teaching experience necessary but you must have industry experience and be willing to work towards a teaching qualification within an agreed timescale (if not already obtained).

The specific pathway: Traction & Rolling Stock. Understanding of vehicle design, construction, maintenance and operation. Working knowledge of the traction and rolling stock systems, sub systems and components which include mechanical, electrical, process controller and fluid power equipment. Systems include traction, wheel sets, brakes, train protection, air conditioning and ventilation, customer information, doors, vehicle trim and fittings Able to find, diagnose and correct faults, identify potential faults & defects within electrical circuits and maintain and renew a range of types of traction and rolling stock. Able to use a range of fastenings including crimping and torque correctly.

Senior Lecturer position - there is a possibility of a conversion to a Senior Lecturer position for a candidate who meets the specific criteria – See Job Description.

Closing date: Thursday 21 September 2017

Please contact the HR team on 01995 642289/email hr@myerscough.ac.uk for more information and an application pack

Apprenticeships & Skills
£20,357 - £34,869 per annum in accordance with qualifications and experience. Teacher qualified staff commence at minimum £23,795 per annum
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Closing Date
Thursday 21 September 2017
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