Teacher - Motor Vehicle (LUM489/1213)

About the Role

We are seeking to appoint three committed and self-motivated teachers to the permanent/full-time Teacher position in Motor Vehicle. This is an exciting opportunity to join an expanding area of the curriculum that boasts continued learner success and achievement.

As an experienced Motor Vehicle teacher, you will be required to teach learners across all modes of attendance and across all the levels of Motor Vehicle (this includes level 1 up to L3 and apprentices). You will be required to teach the following types of programmes:
• 16-18-year-old Study Programmes
• 19 plus learners who are on Study programmes
• Apprenticeships

The suitable candidate will provide an excellent learning experience to ensure the individual learner gains the appropriate skills in readiness for further study, employment and an or an apprenticeship.

What You Will Do

The successful candidate must have a passion for Motor Vehicle and the ability to enthuse and motivate young technicians of the future. Previous experience of working with young people would be advantageous. You must have the drive, determination and desire to make a difference to young people's lives through education.

  • Prepare and teach on a range of Motor Vehicle Service, (PHEV, Electrical Vehicle,) and Repair courses;
  • Contribute to aspirational teaching, learning and assessment.
  • Keep accurate records for learners’ progress in College.

About You

  • The ideal candidate will hold a Motor Vehicle qualification or equivalent qualification or must have a minimum of 2 years of trial experience.
  • You must hold a full teaching qualification or be willing to work towards the teaching qualification. 
  • To have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and be able to effectively motivate and inspire others. 
  • Be a good team player with a flexible approach to working hours, as some evening work will be required and the ability to undertake the associated administration tasks.


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.


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.


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. Click here to learn more about our EDI objectives.

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