Luminate Education Group

Automotive Technician (0.4 FTE, Fixed Term) (LUM445/1110)

Location
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Salary
£9,260 pa (pro-rata)
Posted
03 Apr 2024
Closes
17 Apr 2024
Ref
LUM445/1110
Subject Area
Engineering
Job Level
Technician
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Part Time

About the Role

We are looking for a Technician to come and support our curriculum areas working in our state of the art Motor Vehicle Workshop. Responsible for maintaining all areas of our workshop, this role is ideal if you want part time hours, are wanting to move away from industry or have recently completed a qualification in Motor Vehicle Engineering or Maintenance.

What You Will Do

  • Support staff to produce work using specialist techniques
  • Prepare and maintain the facilities and equipment to a high standard and ensure that the area and learners are compliant with all relevant Health and Safety Legislation including COSHH regulations
  • Maintain and organise teaching spaces in relation to curriculum need
  • Assist in the delivery of the technical elements as directed by teaching members of staff
  • Facilitate small groups of students in technical workshops and support independent learning sessions
  • Maintain equipment

About You

  • Experience of working professionally in the engineering industries would be ideal but not essential
  • Experience working with others both independently and as a group
  • Knowledge of machinery such as lifts, vehicle faults, engine, brakes etc.
  • Understanding of workplace H&S
  • Excellent Organisational Skills
  • Ability to work to tight and conflicting deadlines and with young people whilst maintaining a positive outlook

Benefits

There are plenty of benefits available to our staff members, here are just a few:

  • Annual leave entitlement - If you work full time, you'll get at least 27 days holiday plus bank holidays and up to 5 discretionary closure days at Christmas (pro rata for part time staff).
    • Support Staff 27 days (increasing to 32 days after 5 years service)
    • Academic 37 days
    • Senior Management 37 days
  • Generous Pension schemes
    • Teachers’ Pension Scheme 
    • Local Government Pension Scheme 
  • Memberships and discounts - employees can sign up to various membership cards and discount schemes such as TOTUM card (formerly NUS card). 
  • Travel and commuting - discounted travel available through Metro card, Northern Rail, First Bus, Arriva Bus and Cycle to work schemes.
  • Learning and development opportunities -  including staff development days
  • Employee wellbeing initiatives
  • Flexible and hybrid working opportunities - this will vary depending on role requirements

About Us

Leeds City College is one of the largest further education institutions in the country and is one of the biggest providers of apprenticeships regionally. 

We provide a vibrant and diverse learning environment, delivering excellent and innovative education which is supportive, inspiring and life changing. Leeds City College’s values put students first and are at the heart of everything the college does.

We are committed to lifelong learning and investing in our staff. You’ll have access to a broad variety of training and professional development designed to help you continually develop and grow. We offer a wide range of job vacancies, and our large size means there are always exciting opportunities to progress.

Join us on the journey to being the best that we can collectively be for our students, apprentices, staff and our stakeholders.

SAFEGUARDING

At Luminate Education Group we are committed to the safeguarding and welfare of all our students including children, young people, and vulnerable adults. We expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We follow the Safer Recruitment requirements and best practice as set out within Keeping Children Safe in Education statutory guidance. All successful applicants will be required to complete mandatory pre-employment checks which include an enhanced DBS check, online checks and must have two satisfactory references. Please be aware that it is a criminal offence to apply for this post if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity in connection to children.

EQUALITY, DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION

We recognise, value and champion diversity & Inclusion. As we engage with a diverse student population we want to ensure we reflect that in our staff population too. For us diversity is about building happy teams, full of people that want to learn and be inspired by each other, by our different experiences and backgrounds. It is important to us that both staff and students achieve their full potential. Diversity is important to us, but inclusion is equally, if not more important. It’s not just about having the representation but also providing the people we recruit with opportunities and valuing everyone’s contributions and perspectives.

For further information about the role please visit the vacancies section of our website via the apply link.