Lecturer in Electrical & Electronic Engineering

Location UK / Belfast

Job Type Permanent full-time, TemporaryContract

Salary See description

Updated 4 days ago

Reference 1391359

 Job Description

Excellent opportunity for Lecturer in Electrical & Electronic Engineering based in Belfast.

The company

Belfast Met is the largest and longest established further and higher education college in Northern Ireland. We offer a broad range of innovative, high quality, economically relevant provision.

Our modern, award-winning estate spans the length and breadth of the city of Belfast and comprises four main campuses – Titanic Quarter, Millfield, Springvale and Castlereagh – as well as a range of smaller outreach centres, including the new community hub at Girdwood.

We attract over 37,000 enrolments per year and continually adapt and develop our curriculum to keep pace with shifting economic and skills demands. In addition to equipping the city of Belfast and beyond with the skills for work, we are also a £60 million business in our own right. We provide employment to over 1,000 people and procure around £7 million of goods and services per year.


The College’s goal is to be an excellent organisation and a great place to work for all its people.

  • a generous holiday allowance to staff. Leave entitlement will depend on your grade and length of service (further information available in the Candidate Brief document). 
  • New staff are automatically enrolled into the Northern Ireland Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS).
  • Benenden Healthcare scheme is open to all staff who pay the same flat rate per week. The services include a UK-based GP advice line, stress counselling helpline, independent care advice service, and discounts on health screening.
  • Other benefits include: Occupational Maternity/Paternity/Adoption Leave/Pay Carer Leave; flexible working; Training and Development and Cycle to work Scheme

Job title: Lecturer in Electrical & Electronic Engineering

# of posts: 1

Location: Belfast

Contract: Permanent / Full-time

Salary: £22,609 – £32,778

Role: Belfast Met are seeking to appoint a Lecturer in Electrical & Electronic Engineering on a full-time permanent basis.

The recently published skills barometer report showed that the largest supply gaps are forecasted within STEM related subject areas. From healthcare to engineering; building services to applied sciences; computer drawing packages to the built environment – the STEM offering within Belfast Metropolitan College covers a diverse range of courses to suit students at all levels.

The School of Science, Engineering and Construction currently has over 100 lecturers delivering this diverse curriculum across multiple sites to almost 3000 students on Training programmes, Further and Higher Education and is currently benefitting from significant capital investment to better meet the needs of our learners in line with the NI Economic Strategy.

This ongoing investment requires the appointment of a full-time permanent Lecturer in Electrical & Electronic Engineering to deliver and develop our current curriculum to meet the requirements laid down by the Department for the Economy, other stakeholders and the objectives laid down in the College Development Plan.

What you need:

Qualifications / Experience

  • Unless already recognised by the Department for Employment and Learning for teaching in Further Education and currently employed in a Further Education College in Northern Ireland as a Full Time or Associate Lecturer, applicants must hold GCSE English Language (Grades A-C) OR Essential skills level 2 or higher in Communication, or equivalent AND GCSE Mathematics (Grades A-C) OR Essential Skills Level 2 or higher in Application of Number, OR NICATS Access Maths Modules
  • EITHER Hold, or be in the process of completing, a teaching qualification recognised by the Department for Employment and Learning for teaching in further education, OR give a commitment that you will undertake the Post Graduate Certificate in Education (Further Education) in line with the requirements of the Contract for Lecturers
  • Hold a minimum of a Level 5 qualification in an electrical, engineering or a construction related discipline
  • Have completed an electrical installation apprenticeship programme to NVQ Level 3 OR have completed a full NVQ Level 3 or equivalent apprenticeship in Electronic Security and Emergency Systems.
  • Either hold or be in the process of completing a recognised assessor qualification (e.g. D32/33, A1/A2 Assessors, TAQA Award or equivalent) OR give a commitment that you will undertake a recognised assessor qualification within one year
  • A minimum of 3 years relevant post apprenticeship experience in commercial and industrial sectors.
  • A comprehensive knowledge of up to date technologies & processes within the Electrical industry and/or Fire and Security industry.

To Apply

To Apply and for more information on this post and application form is available on Belfast Met’s website using our online recruitment portal or using the link below.

Closing date is 12:00noon on Wednesday 20 February 2019