Senior Lecturer in Engineering and Manufacturing (Programme Leader – Higher
and Degree Apprenticeships)
National Centre for Food Manufacturing
Salary: From £39,152 per annum
Please note, this post is permanent, full time at 1.0 FTE
Closing Date: Thursday 08 July 2021
Interview Date: Tuesday 27 July 2021
The University of Lincoln's National Centre for Food Manufacturing is a major
resource for the UK's food manufacturing sector delivering skills, research,
and support for innovation in partnership with over 250 leading food
businesses and we partner with Lincoln School of Computer Science and
Engineering to deliver apprenticeships across the manufacturing sector.
We are seeking an engineering professional to drive forward our Higher and
Degree Apprenticeships. Ideally, you will be an experienced Apprenticeship
Leader and teacher from within a training organisation with a background as a
multi-skilled engineer in food or another manufacturing sector. We are also
keen to hear from current engineers looking for a rewarding change of career
(but you must be prepared to qualify as a teacher).
A satellite campus of the University of Lincoln, the NCFM is part of the
Lincolnshire Institute of Technology (IoT). A new IoT Digital Food
Manufacturing Technologies Centre is being established on the South
Lincolnshire Food Enterprise Zone, complementing a £7M investment in a
flagship Centre of Excellence in Agri-food Technologies. The Lincoln School of
Engineering and Computer Science is based at the Lincoln campus, where
Siemen's training centre is co-located. Our clients including Coca-Cola,
Bakkavor, Kraft Heinz, Nestle and other leading manufacturing businesses.
Apprentices study on a part-time basis, with distance learning supported by
block release the platform for delivery. The role involves teaching,
curriculum leadership, quality management and overseeing of employer
partnerships. As Programme Leader, you will play a key role in shaping
engineering apprenticeships for years to come, working with engineering
managers across the UK to build an offer that will both raise the skills
levels of existing engineers and attract young people into the industry.
You will be part of a dynamic team of professionals who are adept at working
with businesses and supporting apprentices.
The post is offered on a Teaching and Professional Practice contract and is
focused on teaching and curriculum leadership specifically related to
apprenticeships. This role is focused on part-time learners in a School which
works with businesses and has no full-time students. The post is not suitable
for individuals seeking a role which is predominantly research focused or
concerned with standard delivery of full-time undergraduate and postgraduate
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