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Apply by: 2024-09-16

Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering

Published 2024-07-18

At St Helens College and Knowsley Community College, we are always looking for new talent, and welcome applications from all sectors. Whether in a teaching & learning role or in one of our specialised Business Support functions, you'll be involved in nurturing and developing the next generation of construction workers, engineers, health workers and countless others.

St Helens College and Knowsley Community College are great places to work and with a new leadership team taking shape we are on a transformational journey as we strive to be better and do better - be part of our story!

We are seeking to appoint a dynamic and self-motivated individual to the role of Lecturer within our successful and forward-looking Engineering team. This is an opportunity to join a department that is investing in the future, with access to cutting edge equipment and continuous CPD.

You will deliver Engineering programs from level 1 through to level 5 and are looking to recruit an experienced engineer who can deliver subjects including engineering mechanical principles, Engineering math’s and engineering science-based units.  The role will predominantly be working with level 3 full time learners and level 3 apprentices from a wide range of large employers.

If you have the necessary skills and qualifications in Mechanical Principles and a desire and enthusiasm to pass on your skills, knowledge, and expertise to the next generation of Engineers then this could be the ideal position for you. You may be an experienced lecturer or an engineer looking for an opportunity to develop and train the next generation engineer.

The successful candidate must:




  • Hold a relevant qualification in Engineering.

  • Have Industrial experience.

  • Have a willingness to impart industrial knowledge to the next generation of Engineers 

  • Hold a relevant Teaching Qualification or Assessors Award (or be willing to achieve within a set period from appointment)



Do you want to find out more? For an informal discussion about the role please contact  the interim Head of Engineering  -  John Sankey at with your contact details and he will give you a call to arrange an informal discussion on the role and expectations.

The benefits package includes generous annual leave, membership of final salary or career average pension scheme, professional development and training, free on-site car parking, free Perkbox membership and other voluntary benefit schemes.

St Helens College is committed to Equality and Diversity and to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults, and expects all staff, students and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

This role does not meet the minimum requirements set by UK Visas & Immigration to enable sponsorship of migrant workers.  Therefore, we cannot progress applications from candidates who require sponsorship to work in the UK.

Please note we do not accept CV’s from recruitment agencies. Any speculative CVs sent to the College will NOT be considered.


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