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Engineering Course Director

Basingstoke College of Technology
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Contract Type
Full Time
Start Date
As Soon As Possible
7th November 2023 11:25 AM
Contract Type
Job ID
Start Date
As Soon As Possible
  • Contract Type :Permanent
  • Job ID: 1370734

Engineering Department

Course Director - Engineering

FTE 1.0 (37 hours per week, 52 weeks per year)

£48, 561 per annum

We are looking for a Course Director in Engineering with an Electronics or Mechanical Engineering specialism to join our enthusiastic colleagues. Working in our Engineering department, you will deliver inclusive, responsive and innovative teaching, learning and support to students.

The main responsibility of the role is to provide co-ordination and course direction for the Engineering Department’s extensive full-time study programmes, apprenticeships, part time and higher-level programmes.

You will have the ability to deliver the curriculum creatively with strong independent organisational skills. You will also have administrative responsibilities around the tracking, monitoring and recording of learners’ work, progress and outcomes. You will also lead the recruitment of new learners onto programmes in conjunction with local schools and employers. Management experience would be beneficial as you will manage a small team of staff.

You will have at least a Level 4 qualification as well as a minimum of two years’ experience of teaching up to and including Level 3/4. As an experienced teacher, you will be flexible and preferably be familiar with the current issues and challenges within FE. You would be joining a supportive team which has a strong focus on improving standards and achieving success.

We will start to review applications 7 days after the vacancy is advertised. Interviews will be arranged as and when after this date, so please do not delay in applying.

Additional information

  • Pension scheme: Teacher’s pension scheme (TPS)
  • Generous annual leave entitlement, bank holidays (plus Christmas closure.) Retail Benefits scheme, free onsite parking, refectory/coffee shop, Gym and staff well-being day.
  • DBS check is payable by candidate

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the College is therefore permitted to ask job applicants to declare all convictions and cautions (including those which are "spent" unless they are "protected" under the DBS filtering rules) in order to assess their suitability to work with children.

Basingstoke College of Technology, located in North Hampshire, is a leading and well-respected further education provider. The college prides itself on its excellent links with business and the success of its learners in securing positive destinations.

Basingstoke is an expanding town with a thriving economy and excellent transport links. The college was rates ‘good with outstanding features’ in May 2016 by Ofsted and is committed to becoming an ‘outstanding’ provider. Our financial health has consistently been rated ‘outstanding’ over the last 10 years by the Skills Funding Agency.

BCoT is a significant provider of apprenticeships and we have set ambitious growth targets.

BCoT is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome enquiries from everyone and value diversity in our workforce.


Safeguarding Statement:

BCoT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all its learners, and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to undertake appropriate checks, including an enhanced DBS disclosure (payable by the candidate) as well as providing proof of the right to work in the UK.

Basingstoke College of Technology

Basingstoke College of Technology