Machine Turning Engineering Tutor

General Description

Why not take your career to the next level by joining our team?

At TDR, we work with local businesses and are a leading source of advice, support and training for Engineering, Manufacturing and Science apprenticeships. Our programmes provide the most thorough grounding and strongest possible foundation for anyone committed to developing a rewarding career in STEM.

We have an exciting new opportunity and looking for an enthusiastic mechanical maintenance engineer who is passionate about inspiring the next generation of engineers! The successful candidate will be experienced in maintenance, applications of mechanical systems, and familiar with mechanical measurement and inspection techniques. If you are highly qualified to a minimum of HNC/HND and are motivated to take on the challenge it would be great to hear from you!

About the role

This role would suit someone from a Machining (Turning) background and is looking for a new challenging career that allows you to support and mentor apprentices to develop their knowledge, skills and behaviours throughout the apprenticeship programme. Full teacher training progression will be offered as part of the role to enhance your own personal development.

About the person

The successful candidate will be someone who can bring not just industry knowledge and experience, but who can impart life skills and teach the apprentices to be effective and invaluable members of their workforce.


  • Relevant industrial/vocational experience
  • Practical experience and knowledge of Manual Machining operation, particularly turning.


  • Experience of assessing, verifying and standardising
  • Recent experience in a  teaching or training position in further education or professional setting
  • Experience of planning learning programmes, reviewing and assessment including for apprenticeship Standards


  • Subject relevant qualification at Level 3
  • Teaching Qualification or prepared to complete a teaching qualification within a given timescale
  • English and Maths GSCE grade C or above or equivalent,
  • Assessor award and/or Verifier award or willing to work towards within a given timescale

What will we offer you in return?

One of the biggest rewards of a career with TDR is taking part to our charitable objective to promote and provide learning and vocational education to local businesses and people in pursuit of employment in the fields of STEM.

You will also have access to a fantastic range of employee benefits and support for your personal and professional development. Benefit include:

  • Competitive salary
  • Company pension
  • Life Assurance
  • CPD annual allowance
  • Wellbeing Package
  • Free on-site parking
  • A minimum of 25 days holiday per year, plus 8 Bank Holidays
  • A maximum of 4 days additional holiday to reward long term service

TDR is committed to Prevent Duty, Equality & Diversity and promoting British Values within the workplace. WE are an  Safeguarding is a priority, as well as ensuring the welfare of children and young people. All posts are subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Clearance through the DBS, references that cover the last two years of employment and online screening. Other checks may also be required.

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Job title

Machine Turning Engineering Tutor


Permanent - Monday to Friday


North East, On-site


33k to £37,440K per annum

Estimated Start Date