Lecturer - Civil Engineering (Birmingham)

£30,000 - £35,000 per annum

Are you an experienced Civil Engineer professional looking for a new challenge and the opportunity to impart your wealth of knowledge, training the next generation of Rail professionals that will ensure that the British railway will continue to flourish by helping to overcome the skill gap that is becoming prevalent in the industry

Ford & Stanley – The Rail Recruitment Specialists are looking to recruit a Civil Engineer, who has extensive experience in the rail industry to join our prestigious Further education client based in Birmingham. The college will take your wealth of experience and give you industry leading training and qualifications to enhance your development to become an Industry leading teaching professional.

The Opportunity

Our client is a Prestigious FE college that is has been established to train the next generations of rail professionals. The college offers training courses that covers the whole rail industry, from Design and construction, all the way to maintenance and operations. As a further education college, the College will train learners from the age of 18 in Higher Apprenticeships and higher education programmes.

The college’s vision is to pioneer technical excellence, setting new standards for collaboration and diversity in what will be a major growth industry for the UK in future years.

Being involved at the beginning of this exciting journey for the college, they can offer you a unique opportunity to work in a dynamic environment with the College growing and evolving, providing excellent opportunities for career development and the scope to influence the future of the further education sector. 

The Role

  • To deliver high quality and innovative teaching and learning in the subject of track engineering and related rail topics’
  • To help prepare teaching and learning to meet industry specification standards
  • To assist in teaching high quality teaching and learning
  • To assist in assessing learners work
  • To provide constructive feedback to learners
  • To provide advice and guidance on progress and set learning targets
  • To work with awarding bodies, university partners, industry organisations, professional bodies, employers, other FE providers, trailblazing groups and government organisations
  • To produce learning resources
  • To engage with the rest of the curriculum team in planning and assessing
  • To participate in curriculum development
  • To actively support and promote the college E Learning strategy
  • To embrace the full potential of learning technologies to ensure that all staff and learners have access to a diverse range of learning resources and experiences
  • To proactively support curriculum management.
  • To work with stakeholders to ensure the curriculum meets the needs of employers and the industry.
  • To contribute to timetable scheduling



  • A relevant qualification (Civil engineering, Mechanical Engineering or Railway Engineering) at HND Level or above.
  • Ability to apply knowledge of civil engineering within the rail environment.
  • The ability to manage stakeholder relationships to ensure sustainable, long-term and productive partnerships.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the rail industry and current and emerging technologies.
  • Strong communication skills – written, oral and presentational with the ability to work effectively with a wide range of audiences both within and outside the college
  • Experience of working within the rail industry


Teaching qualification/willingness to work towards teaching qualification.

£25,000 - £35,000

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