Plumpton College

Motor Vehicle Lecturer

Plumpton, Lewes
£23,131 to £30,208 + new starter bonus
22 Oct 2021
10 Nov 2021
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Could you inspire and motivate our motor vehicle students?

We are currently seeking Motor Vehicle Lecturers/Instructors on a full time and part time basis to join our highly successful and fast-growing Machinery, Metalsmithing and Motor Vehicle team. Our Motor Vehicle provision includes schools’ groups of 14-16 year olds up to Level 3 Motor Vehicle Engineering students.  This is a superb opportunity to inspire them through delivering high quality teaching, learning & assessment, helping them to maximise their potential and make positive progress towards their timely success, future study and employment.

The ideal candidate will hold a Level 3 or 4 Diploma in Motor Vehicle Maintenance with motor vehicle industry experience. You might already hold a relevant teaching qualification, or be willing to gain a teaching qualification in role as part of our trainee teacher programme. Whichever route is suitable for you, you will be a professional, hardworking and confident team player who is passionate about what you do.

Plumpton College offers a competitive salary, 37 days holiday plus bank holidays and up to 5 efficiency closure days at Christmas, membership of the Teachers’ Pension Scheme, free on-site parking and additional staff benefits. There is also potential new starter bonus for the successful candidate. We offer excellent CPD opportunities for all of staff.

Our trainee teacher programme offers a route for industry professionals who are new to teaching to develop their career and we are delighted to work with the Education & Training Foundation as part of the ‘Taking Teacher Further’ programme, a national initiative funded by the Department for Education which will support successful candidates in achieving the Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training (DET) or an equivalent/ higher level qualification as well as enabling the college to support you with a reduced timetable and opportunities for work shadowing and mentoring.

Plumpton College has been on an upward curve in terms of quality and curriculum development for the last four years, and we’ve developed a national reputation for our progressive approach. We achieve and maintain consistently impressive student outcomes, offer a broad, innovative curriculum and our student numbers have increased. We also have a perfect natural environment and outstanding facilities. Apply now! What are you waiting for?

Closing date: 12th November 2021 at 9am 

We reserve the right to call candidates to interview or withdraw this vacancy at any time if there is a good level of response. Therefore, we recommend you submit your application as early as possible. 


For further information about the role including job description and application form please visit the vacancies section of our website via the apply link.

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