Lecturer in Engineering


Grwp Llandrillo Menai



Employment Hours 

Full Time

Employment Type 



Job Requirements/Description

Job purpose

The Construction and Engineering Department at Coleg Meirion Dwyfor is a forward-thinking department offering courses in a range of disciplines. Teaching and learning take place with access to industry standard equipment and in modern facilities. Within the department, we have two sites; Hafan (Pwllheli) and CaMDA (Dolgellau), which both deliver Engineering qualifications.

We are looking for a full-time member of staff to join the Engineering side of the department; and we are willing to take on a keen and enthusiastic person who has experience in related fields such as product design / design and technology / physics , and upskill them within the College. We can offer short courses at either of our sister sites, including robotics, industrial electronics, CAD and CAD/CAM, and could look at external courses too. We currently have excellent mechanical engineering, production engineering, machining and welding lecturers, and are looking for someone to complement this. The successful candidate will be expected to deliver high standards of teaching and learning and give ongoing support, advice and guidance to students that promotes success. We would like to work with you to develop your skills to offer the best experience to learners, and to help move the department forwards.

Key expectations of the role:

1. To provide high quality teaching, to create effective opportunities for learning and to enable all

learners to achieve to the best of their ability.

2. Provide excellent extracurricular experiences for our learners.

3. Maintain the high standards of the provision with the support given to the learners.

4. Ensure that the Grwps policies and procedures are followed.

5. Supporting learners to succeed in order to achieve their targets or higher, challenging and stretching

our learners.

Main duties and responsibilities

A:Assessing Learners Needs

A1. Provide prospective students with appropriate advice and guidance

A2. Assess learners previous learning experiences and achievements in relation to the identified learning programme

A3.Conduct interviews with prospective students and administer any necessary selection tests

A4.Undertake initial assessments and identify any special learning or support


A5.Ensure learners are registered with the college and with awarding bodies

B:Planning and Preparing Teaching and Learning Programmes

B1.Identify learning outcomes and prepare Schemes of Work and Lesson Plans for relevant programmes in line with awarding body requirements and Grwp guidelines

B2.Ensure that literacy and numeracy / essential skills are integrated into the learning programme as required

B3.Plan for the linguistic needs of the student group in order to allow students to use their language of choice (Welsh or English) wherever possible

B4.Select a range of learning methods to meet student needs

C:Managing the Learning Process

C1.Establish and maintain a safe and effective learning environment

C2.Develop and use a range of teaching and learning techniques to encourage individual learning and facilitate learning though experience

C3.Produce and use appropriate learning materials using information learning technology where possible

C4.Identify and address poor motivation and challenge inappropriate behaviour

C5.Set challenging tasks and agree individual goals and targets with learners as appropriate

C6.Structure sessions appropriately to provide pace and maintain interest

C7.Maintain and encourage effective communication with and between all learners, using appropriate technology where relevant

C8. Maintain effective working relationships within programme teams

C9.Establish appropriate links and liaise with external bodies as required

C10.Arrange and supervise work experience placements for learners following agreed procedures including visits and residential activity where appropriate

C11. Comply with college management information systems and ensure that colleagues are given all necessary information at the correct time in the agreed organisational format

C12. Contribute to all relevant college quality assurance systems; internal andexternal control procedures;

C13. Participate in self-assessment processes including the evaluation of modules and courses

D:Providing learners with support

D1.Contribute to the design of induction procedures and induct learners effectively into the organisation

D2.Ensure that learners are aware of and have access to appropriate support and guidance services

D3.Maintain tutorial systems in line with college guidelines

D4.Provide advice, guidance, induction, pastoral and academic support and signpost to other suitable support avenues where appropriate

E:Assessing the outcomes of learning and learners achievements

E1.Plan appropriate assessment strategies for learning programmes in line with awarding body requirements and communicate these to students

E2.Use a range of appropriate assessment methods to conduct fair and reliable assessments

E3.Ensure that learners are provided with clear and constructive written and oral feedback within an appropriate timescale

E4.Maintain assessment records and provide information to relevant stakeholders e.g. colleagues, parents, employers, awarding bodies

F: Reflecting upon and evaluating ones own performance and planning future


F1.Evaluate your own practice in relation to learners and programme needs

F2.Use feedback from quality assurance systems to improve your own practice

F3.Keep up to date with current development within your own specialist field

F4.Participate in the college Performance Review system in order to evaluate own performance and identify development needs

F5.Engage in relevant continuous professional development

G:Other Specific duties

G1.Undertake the role of Personal Tutor, Programme Leader, Internal Verifier and, if agreed with the programme manager, Lead Verifier or Curriculum Co-ordinator

G2.Invigilate examinations or assessments as appropriate

H:General Responsibilities

H1.Comply with the Grwps Safety, Health & Environment Policy in order to

maintain a safe working and learning environment

H2.Undertake any other relevant duties appropriate to your role and position which may be required by the line manager, Executive Director or the Chief Executive.



Grwp Llandrillo Menai



Employment Hours 

Full Time

Employment Type 



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