Position: Engineering Support Manager
24th May 2022
Position: Engineering Support Manager
Hours/Contract: 37 hours per week
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: The post holder will be required to work flexibly across all campuses, according to department needs
Closing date: 2nd June 2022
Interview date: TBC
Brooklands College is a Further Education College with two campuses based in Weybridge and Ashford. We pride ourselves on providing innovative and effective programmes for learners of all abilities.
Brooklands College has one of the largest Engineering Departments in the south with well-established provision in motorsport, motor vehicle, manufacturing and aerospace engineering, as well as the broader objective to develop engineering skills and knowledge for industry. The department has strong links with industry specialists
We are looking for an individual to develop and manage an efficient and effective system of technical support to lecturers and learners, whilst creating and maintaining a high quality and safe environment that enhances the learning experience.
We are looking for someone who has the passion and skills to support the everchanging curriculum with a focus on sustainability and environmental developments within curriculum.
You must have previous practical engineering workshop experience, knowledge of up to date Health & Safety issues and a fork lift truck licence or willingness to acquire one.
The successful candidate must have good communication and interpersonal skills, be able to work to deadlines and have a good working knowledge of IT. A flexible approach to working is required including the ability to work in support of evening classes.
At Brooklands College we have a vibrant, sociable working environment with a real sense of working at the heart of the local community. We offer a generous benefits package, including: –
What’s in it for you:
- Pension (TPS or LGPS)
- Generous holiday entitlement
- Staff well-being and fitness resources
- CPD courses and training to enhance your skills and provide strong career progression
- Financial benefits and discounts
- Cycle to work scheme
- Discounted gym membership
- Health cash plan
- Hair and Beauty
- Brooks Café open daily, serving hot and cold food
- Employee recognition schemes: – Celebration Day and Brooklands Value Awards
- Free on-site parking
- Flexible working
Brooklands College are dedicated to being a place of work where people with diverse cultures and backgrounds are welcome. We believe that having equality, diversity and inclusion amongst our staff and learners embody the essence of what Brooklands College is about.
The College is committed to safeguarding to ensure the safety of young people and vulnerable adults. Employment is subject to a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service.
Agencies need not apply.
We are a Further Education College that serves the community of Surrey. We have three campuses that are closely located to the town centres of Weybridge and Ashford, with very good local transport links and train links to London.
With approximately 2,000 learners choose to study with us each year either to start or enhance their career pathway, or to broaden their skills and knowledge for their own professional development.
With an Ofsted rating of Good (2019), this is an excellent place to study.
Brooklands College’s values underpin the mission and aims of the College and shape the culture and behaviours that will support aspiration and achievement.
The College values are:
Respect and Compassion
Equality, Diversity & Inclusion
These values were developed by College employees to support the whole College community in our drive for excellence.
Brooklands College and the Brooklands Estate has a rich and fascinating history. This is particularly relating to the Locke King family, which through its pioneering contribution to British motor racing and aviation made the name and the reputation of Brooklands famous throughout the world.
Brooklands College reserve the right to close this vacancy before the closing date. Please apply early to avoid disappointment.