Lecturer in Land-based Service Engineering (FE)

Anglia Ruskin University
June 18, 2024
Offerd Salary:£29,605
Working address:N/A
Contract Type:Other
Working Time:Full time
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Job Category

Teaching, Research & Scholarship

Vacancy Type


Employment Type

Full time

Salary From

£29,605 (unqualified) / £33,966 (qualified)

Salary To

£32,982 (unqualified) / £34,980 (qualified)



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Closing Date



  • Job Description and Person Specification (PDF, 115.02kb)
  • About ARU:

    ARU is a global university transforming lives through innovative, inclusive and entrepreneurial education and research. ARU holds a Gold award for the quality of its education, awarded through the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF).

    Writtle College is nestled in the Essex countryside, and our 150-hectare campus features beautiful landscaped gardens, and state-of-the-art facilities. Our campus is home to specialised teaching spaces, focusing on animal, sport, environmental, agricultural and horticultural studies in our Further Education provision. We offer a mix of practical, and classroom-based learning, allowing our students to gain qualifications, and prepare for a rewarding career in their chosen field.

    About the role:

    Writtle College is offering an exciting opportunity for a Land-based Service Engineer to join our team in delivering a new national apprenticeship scheme for CNHi (Case, New Holland Industrial) apprentices. In this role, you will collaborate with a small team of experienced former industry engineers to provide both practical and theoretical instruction in the workshop and classroom.

    You will be involved in developing the programme, liaising with employers, partnering with the training centre at CNH Industrial Basildon, and making site visits across the UK. Close collaboration with colleagues in the Writtle College Further Education teams will also be necessary.

    The ideal candidate will have a strong interest in servicing and repairing agricultural machinery and a desire to work with the latest high-tech equipment, such as combine harvesters and balers. Practical experience in field repairs of such equipment is essential, along with the ability to work efficiently, demonstrate commercial pace, and communicate effectively. You should also enjoy working with young adults and be eager to learn new technical subjects and teaching methods. While teacher training is not required, it can be provided by Writtle College, however its an essential requirement to have a English and Maths qualification equivalent to a pass at Level 2, and a vocational qualification at NVQ level 3 or equivalent.

    Exemplary customer service skills, a valid driving licence, and the ability to travel are crucial for this role. Land-based Engineering is vital for the future success of food production while protecting the environment. This role will help ensure the industry has the skills it needs to secure its future

    Informal enquiries can be made to Director of Business Development at email address [email protected]

    Find out more about working with us.

    We offer an extensive range of benefits including a generous holiday entitlement, occupational pension schemes, training and development opportunities, travel to work scheme and a competitive relocation package. Visit our benefits page for full details.

    It is expected that interviews will take place on 25 June 2024

    ARU are committed to the safeguarding of all its students, staff and visitors and provides a safe physical environment.

    All appointments at ARU Writtle are subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks, including a satisfactory Enhanced criminal records with Children's Barred List check through the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Further information can be obtained from https: // www. gov.uk/disclosure-barring- service-check.

    This role is considered exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020. Further information about filtering offences can be found in the DBS filtering guide. https: // www. gov.uk/government/publications/dbs-filtering-guidance/dbs- filtering-guide#can-an-employer-ask-an-individual-to-declare-details-of-all- convictions-and-cautions.

    We are committed to safeguarding and promoting welfare of our staff and students and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants should be aware that ARU will carry out online searches as part of the due diligence on short listed candidates.

    We value diversity at ARU and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

    We have a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

    This role does not qualify for visa sponsorship under the point-based system and is therefore only open to applicants with the right to work in the UK.

    Committed to being inclusive and open to discuss flexible working.

    We reserve the right to close this vacancy once we have received sufficient applications.

    Guidance Notes:

    For a list of key requirements, please download the Job Description and Person Specification above. To apply for this role please demonstrate how your skills and experience match the criteria in the person specification.

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