Instructor - Motor Vehicles (and Welding for suitably trained and experienced candidates)

Sparsholt College, Hampshire

This post will be based at Sparsholt campus.

Are you interested in progressing into the education sector with an interest in passing on your skills and knowledge to young people?  We are looking for skilled practitioners, with a strong knowledge of electrical/transmission systems, to join our team who have an interest in working with and developing young people.

The role entails providing practical instruction to learners on entry level to Level 3 Motor Vehicle courses. In addition, you will support the team within the workshops, together with contributing towards ensuring our resources and facilities are maintained to the highest standard, including maintenance and development of the workshop facilities.

For suitably trained and experienced candidates there will also be the opportunity to deliver MIG and TIG (up to level 2) welding workshops.  Knowledge and experience of ARC and Exotic welding would be desirable.

In addition to the base salary there may also be the opportunity to increase overall earnings by undertaking some lecturing duties. 

We’re looking for candidates with:

  • A relevant technical qualification.
  • Experience of working in the motor vehicle industry.
  • Good communication skills to support our learners.
  • An interest of engaging with young people.
  • A teaching qualification is desirable but not essential as support will be provided to obtain the necessary qualification.

If you are interested in talking to us informally (either by phone or in person) to find out more about the role or to consider whether working in education is right for you then please contact us on 01962 797309 in the first instance to set the ball rolling.  

College Benefits

  • Eligibility to join the Teachers’ Pension Scheme (a defined benefit pension scheme).
  • Death benefit grant of 3 X salary if in the pension scheme
  • Free on-site parking.
  • Car Share scheme.
  • Occupational Sick Pay scheme.
  • Occupational Maternity Pay scheme.
  • Flexible working policy.
  • Holiday entitlement of 42 days plus bank holidays (pro-rated for part-time staff).
  • Child Care vouchers.
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Scheme.
  • On-site gym at the Sparsholt campus (membership £100 per year).
  • Gym classes on the Sparsholt campus.
  • You Make the Difference Staff nomination scheme.
  • Facility to purchase Sparsholt produce including: plants, flowers, fruit and vegetables, fish, venison and turkey.
  • Access to discounted hair and beauty treatments at the Andover campus.
  • Discounted admission to Marwell Zoo.
  • Ability to access a range of CPD events and support with undertaking professional qualifications.
  • Various food outlets and eateries offering good value food and drink at competitive prices.
  • There is a nursery on the Sparsholt campus operated by a commercial provider.

Please apply as soon as possible since as this is a re-advertisement we reserve the right to interview and appoint before the closing date.

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