January 9, 2019
Engineering Instructor – Fitter / Machinist
Do you want to help to develop the next generation of Engineers?
Have you worked within an Engineering setting and now want to share that knowledge with others?
If so, then we have the perfect role for you!
Training 2000 is at the heart of the Lancashire economy, developing talent and training the next generation. We are growing and an exciting opportunity has arisen for the post of Engineering Instructor – Fitter / Machinist
If you haven’t already heard of us, we are part of the University of Central Lancashire Group and have over 50 years’ experience of delivering high quality technical and professional training programmes to industry and individuals.
We have a strong heritage, skilled workforce, state of the art facilities and above all a great team ethos. We are on a mission to deliver learning excellence and create outstanding talent for Lancashire and beyond and we firmly believe our people are our biggest asset in achieving this. Our customers are diverse and their businesses varied, from micro businesses such as Dental Practices to global companies such as Rolls Royce.
The role that we are recruiting for is part of our Engineering Centre Workshop team and therefore, you will be joining a team of Instructors who are all skilled across a range of disciplines within Engineering and who have a real passion for creating future talent.
We’re looking for an Engineering Instructor that has experience in fitting and machining and who wants to pass on that knowledge to our Apprentices. You will be responsible for delivery on the governments newly created qualification developed in partnership with employers and delivering training to industry standards in all disciplines where they are currently available. You will be teaching predominantly practical based sessions to our apprentices in our Centre Workshop although some theoretical sessions will be required.
We are looking for someone who has a strong Engineering background and has experience in Engineering fitting and machining. Our ideal candidate will have also have experience in teaching and assessing although this is not essential and full training and qualifications can be provided as part of our attractive benefits package.
In return, you will join a team of highly skilled people who truly make a difference to the lives of our Engineering apprentices. You will help Engineers fulfil their potential and develop fantastic relationships with both our apprentices and their employers.
For this role, you will receive a salary up to £30,000 per annum (dependent upon qualifications held) and a competitive benefits package. In addition, we believe in providing more than just salary and benefits and we’ll give you time and support to develop your career. Our Engineering Instructors continually develop themselves and we’re in the process of developing a learning and development strategy with dedicated CPD days to ensure our whole workforce can continually enhance their career.
To give you an idea of our benefits, we firmly believe in having a good work life balance and therefore, they include 27 days annual leave plus bank holidays. This entitlement will increase with over time to 32 days and you are also able to purchase up to 5 days extra per year. In addition to this, from the day you join, you will receive life assurance whilst employed at 4 x your annual salary. Finally, with pensions being an important part of peoples career, following 6 months service you will be entitled to enrol into our Group Private Pension scheme where we will match contributions up to 5%.
We firmly believe that everyone is unique in their own way and we are looking for people from all walks of life who will join our inclusive culture. We are committed to equality, diversity and access for all which makes Training 2000 a great place to work.
Safeguarding of our learners is at the heart of everything that we do. Therefore, due to having children (under 18’s) on our site, all appointments are subject to the receipt of a satisfactory enhanced child workforce disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS; formally the CRB), or a check via the Update Service on a relevant enhanced disclosure. Further information on these checks can be obtained from the Government website.
If this sounds like the kind of role and place for you then we are really excited to hear from you. If you’d like an informal discussion ahead of applying, please contact a member of our HR team on 01254 54659 and they will be more than happy to help.
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