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Lecturer in Fabrication and Welding

Job Ref: AS 1461 | Applications Close: 28 Jun 2024, 23:59
icon_wallet£25,933 - £34,680 per annum Plus £6,000 per annum, Shortage Skills’ Allowance, Lecturer Scale, Points 5-12
icon_calendarPermanent Full year Academic Contrac
icon_mappinLancaster & Morecambe College
icon_clock37 Hours Per Week
icon_piechartEnergy, Engineering & Construction
icon_holiday37 days* + Bank Holidays and College Closure Days
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Job Description

Lecturer in Fabrication and Welding Job Ref: AS 1461
£25,933 - £34,680 per annum, depending on qualifications and experience
plus £6,000 per annum Shortage Skills’ Allowance*
37 hours per week


*It is possible that a successful candidate new to teaching in the last 5 years may also be eligible to apply for an additional Levelling Up Premium in 2024/5 and 2025/6, as recently announced by the Department for Education (DfE). Further details available on appointment, as and when issued by DfE.

Are you an experienced industry professional looking for a new challenge and career change? Have you considered teaching, and passing on your skills to the next generation? We have a vacancy in the Fabrication and Welding area of our Construction & Engineering team working in our state of-the-art Construction Centre at Lancaster & Morecambe College.

Applications are welcomed from qualified industry professionals with up to date experience in the fabrication/welding/sheet metalwork trade or industry who do not yet hold a teaching qualification. We would expect you to have a keen interest in the development of young people entering the profession and be able to demonstrate strong communication skills and teaching potential.

This is a unique opportunity for you to transition to a dual professional teaching role at the College. We will support your comprehensive on-the-job training programme, including initial teacher training qualification; individual support and mentoring; and, if required, a reduced teaching workload in the first year.

Benefits of this post include: membership of the Teachers’ Pension Scheme (employer contribution 28.68%); generous leave entitlement; Cycle to Work scheme; opportunities for continuing professional development; and good staff support services.

Salary Range Lecturer Scale, Points 5-12 £25,933 - £34,680 per annum Plus £6,000 per annum, Shortage Skills’ Allowance
Programme Area Energy, Engineering & Construction
Hours per Week 37 hours per week
Terms of Employment Permanent Full year Academic Contract
Annual Leave Entitlement 37* Days per annum pro rata + Bank Holiday and College Closure Days
Responsible to Programme Area Manager

All posts are subject to a DBS Disclosure in line with our policy of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of learners. Any specific Safeguarding duties applicable to this post are outlined in the job description.


Please note we do not accept CVs, download the LMC application form

Closing date: Friday, 28th June 2024

Key Tasks / Responsibilities

Job Purpose:

  • To provide high quality teaching and learning, specifically contributing to the programme area’s expertise in Fabrication, Welding and Sheet Metalwork, working collaboratively with the department to develop the provision.

Key Tasks / Responsibilities:

  1. A teaching commitment in line with College policy as agreed annually with the Programme Area Manager and Director of Curriculum & Innovation. You will plan and deliver teaching/learning programme using a flexible range of strategies and learning styles and taking responsibility for the quality of own teaching and related curriculum development.

  2. Develop learning resources/materials to meet individual learner needs, devise appropriate assignments, tutorials and learning programmes and maintain records that support the learning experience.

  3. Work within an agreed curriculum framework and to agreed targets/objectives, and contribute to Programme Area curriculum development activities.

  4. Assess student competence in College or in the workplace, and carry out Internal Verification.

  5. Undertake administrative tasks and complete returns as required by the Programme Area Manager.

  6. Act as a course manager and/or course tutor as appropriate.

  7. Assist with the recruitment, selection and enrolment of students.

  8. Manage the behaviour of students.

  9. Accompany and supervise students on educational and training visits if required.

  10. Other duties commensurate with the grade of post as required.

Please note we do not accept CVs, download the LMC application form

Closing date: Friday, 28th June 2024

College Responsibilites

  • Contribute to the quality improvement process;
  • Work within health and safety guidelines and be aware of your responsibilities for health and safety;
  • Adhere to College policies and procedures;
  • Promote and safeguard the welfare of young persons and vulnerable adults;
  • Value and promote equality, diversity and inclusion;
  • Undertake professional development to ensure skills and qualifications are up to date;
  • Participate in meetings and events as required, e.g. Team meetings, parents’ evenings, etc.
  • Work co-operatively with colleagues and show commitment to the College and its mission.
  • Adhere to Professional Standards for Teachers and Trainers (see The Education & Training Foundation: )
  • Adhere to the College Values: 
    – caring, collaborative and inclusive; 
    Opportunity – accessible, aspirational and transformative

Please note we do not accept CVs, download the LMC application form

Disclosure & Barring Service:  This post is subject to an enhanced DBS Certificate

Skills & Experience Required


Essential - Measured by application form and interview

  • Minimum 3 years’ recent industrial experience in Fabrication/Welding/Sheet Metalwork (current within last 18 months)

Desirable - Measured by application form and interview

  • Some experience of work with young people, supporting their development and learning


Essential - Measured by application form, interview and assessment.* 

  • Level 3/4 qualification in Fabrication, Welding and/or Sheet Metalwork
  • GCSE Grade 4/C or above in Maths and English (or equivalent Level 2)*
  • Either teacher-qualified (Cert Ed/PGCE) or academic aptitude to undertake a L3 qualification in Education & Training (evening class over 30 weeks)

Desirable - Measured by application form, interview and assessment*

  • Degree or vocational qualifications in appropriate subject area
  • Level 3 & 4 Training Assessment and Quality Assurance Award or equivalent (or willingness to undertake within a specified timescale following completion of initial teacher education qualification)

*You will be required to undertake a Literacy and/or Numeracy assessment at, or immediately after interview, if you do not have these qualifications or cannot provide the relevant certificates

Skills / Abilities

Essential - Measured by application form, presentation, micro teach and interview

  • Knowledge of Health & Safety legislation and good practice, specifically as it relates to the industry
  • Ability to consistently and accurately support learners’ development of English and maths skills through planning, delivery and feedback
  • Willingness to help develop Engineering programmes for main funded provision and full cost courses, using knowledge of industry developments
  • Very strong IT skills
  • The ability to work well within a team as a reliable team player
  • Ability to network and make links within the community, including employers

Desirable - Measured by application form, presentation, micro teach and interview

  • Some awareness and understanding of Apprenticeship Standards


Essential - Measured by presentation, micro teach and interview 

  • Able to understand and adapt learning to the needs of students with learning difficulties or disabilities
  • A flexible approach and commitment to the achievement of excellence
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills

Please note we do not accept CVs, download the LMC application form

About Us


Lancaster & Morecambe College is a thriving FE College, rated GOOD by Ofsted and justifiably proud of its strong links with our local community. Located between Lancaster and Morecambe, and within commuting distance of Central Lancashire, Cumbria and North Yorkshire, our industry-standard facilities attract colleagues from across the North West.

We are excited to be working in partnership with the Eden Project & local partners to develop the Morecambe Bay Curriculum to meet future employment needs and to utilise our wonderful local landscape as a unique learning resource. 

LMC is a respectful, welcoming safe space to work, learn and thrive with high expectations for all. Valued as a significant local employer, we work hard to provide a supportive, productive and fulfilling working environment for our staff. We are always looking for talented and innovative people to join us.

Staff Benefits & College Facilities

Valued as a significant local employer, we work hard to provide a supportive, productive and fulfilling working environment for our staff. In addition to a friendly team culture and a range of excellent on-site facilities, we offer:

  • Relevant staff training and development and good progression opportunities
  • Defined Benefit Pension Schemes for all staff (Local Government and Teachers' Pensions Schemes)
  • Generous leave entitlement
  • A range of family-friendly and other supportive HR policies
  • FREE College gym membership
  • Dedicated Occupational Health
  • On site The Salon, Restaurant and catering facilities
  • FREE parking
  • Cycle2work, a Government initiative that allows you to make huge Tax and National Insurance savings on the cost of a new bike and safety equipment via a salary sacrifice scheme

Please note we do not accept CVs, download the LMC application form

Apply For this Position

Please download the application form here and email the completed form and a covering letter to

We will process your form once received. Please note that sending a CV will not be accepted or processed.

Thank you.