Blacksmithing Lecturer, Lancashire

£19,337 - £31,536 full time equivalent per annum in accordance with qualifications and experience.

Posted 1 month ago | ref: 243012

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We are working with a large Further Education Land based College based in Preston to recruit within their Farriery and Veterinary Nursing department.

The College and University Centre has a nationally and internationally recognised Further Education, Higher Education, Adult Education and Apprenticeship provision. The Further Education provision is well established, the Higher Education provision has a well-recognised partnership with UCLan and the apprenticeship provision is operational nationally. They offer a rewarding and enjoyable working environment, where colleagues are inspired to make a positive difference to the educational experience and employability of our students, and are one of the top five largest land-based and sports colleges in the UK.

Our client currently has an opportunity to join them on a Part time/Permanent basis as a Blacksmithing Lecturer (25.9 hours per week)


  • To teach Blacksmithing subjects to FE students
  • To be responsible for the day to day management and leadership of designated FE Blacksmithing course/s as applicable.
  • Participate in research and scholarly activities, as required by your line manager.
  • Proactively enhance the academic reputation for your area role modelling and sharing best practice at all times both internally and externally.

The person & qualifications

  • Level 3 qualification in blacksmithing or equivalent qualification in a relevant discipline
  • Teaching qualification e.g. PGCE / Cert Ed or equivalent OR significant blacksmithing industry experience and willing to work towards a teaching qualification within agreed time period
  • GCSE English and Maths at Grade C / 4 or above (or an equivalent standard)

£19,337 – £31,536 full time equivalent per annum in accordance with qualifications and experience.

Teacher qualified staff commence at minimum £24,467

Staff have access to Teachers’ Pension Scheme & 40 days annual leave to include up to 5 days to be taken between Christmas and New Year at direction of the Principal, plus Bank Holidays


As a Disability Confident business we warmly encourage applications from people with disabilities. Protocol is committed to offering opportunities to people from diverse communities. If you have specific requirements or adjustments please let us know if there is anything we can do to support your application.

About Protocol

Protocol are the specialist full-service recruiter dedicated to education, training and skills. People are at the heart of everything we do. We place people first.

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Whatever your career goals, we’ve got the right role for you. With a wide range of temporary and permanent positions available, from lecturing and training jobs to assessment and support staff roles, all with very competitive pay rates and benefits – your future is in good hands.

The Legal Bit

Protocol National ltd trading as Protocol are acting as an employment business for this position. If you are successful, Protocol is required to see evidence of your Right to Work in the UK; in addition to you applying for an enhanced DBS Certificate should you not already hold a suitable certificate registered on the DBS Update Service. The position is subject to agreement to Terms and Conditions and suitable application and reference process. As a result of the volume of applications we are currently receiving we regret that we may be unable to respond with individual feedback. If we have not contacted you within two weeks of your application being received then regretfully your application will not be taken forward on this occasion.