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Sighthill Campus, Bankhead Avenue, , EH11 4DE
£34,170 - £42,357 per year (placement on the salary scale is dependent on qualifications and experience as per the national guidelines)
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Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week

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Department: Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment

Job Title: Lecturer - Automotive Repair & Body Shop

Hours: Full time - 35 Hours per week

 Main Location: Sighthill Campus

Contract Basis: Permanent

Salary: National Lecturer Pay Scale - £34,170 - £42,357 per annum pro rata (Placement on the salary scale is dependent on qualifications and experience as per the National guidelines)

Note for Internal Applicants - appointment into this role may be considered on a secondment basis. Prior agreement from your line manager is essential.


We are currently seeking an Automotive Body Shop Lecturer with experience and skills within the disciplines of Automotive Engineering Vehicle Body & Repair to become a lecturer, based at Sighthill Campus, however you may be required to work within other campuses.


The successful post holder will be required to deliver classroom theories and workshop practice subject matter within the Faculty of Engineering in all light vehicle automotive levels within the skills set of Automotive Engineering Vehicle Body & Repair which will include workshop practice vocational and underpinning theory content. The related subjects will be within light vehicle service and repair disciplines however it will be desirable to have a skill set within a light vehicle accident damage discipline context also.

The successful candidate will be required to meet the needs of progression for SFC (Scottish Funding Council). The post holder will also take a lead role in improving Engineering and the use of VLE (Virtual Learning Environment).

Candidates must be educated to SVQ Level 3 and VRQ3 or equivalent in an appropriate discipline (e.g. City and Guilds Level 3/IMI Level 3), and you must have relevant experience in the industry as a time-served modern apprenticeship or industry qualified Technician in automotive light vehicle body shop or an engineering equivalent. Skills and knowledge in a light vehicle context plus additional accredited specialisms would be advantageous. Furthermore, candidate must possess a wide knowledge and experience of the curriculum area, both theory and practice.

If you are looking to pass these skills onto future automotive body & repair engineers, we would like you to get in touch.

If you would like to discuss this position in more detail, please call Ross Milligan (Curriculum Manager).  

Please see the person specification for a full breakdown of the essential and desirable criteria.

The successful candidate may be required to work at any Edinburgh College campus.

Closing Date: Sunday 10 October 2021

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