Motor Vehicle- Trainee Instructor/Teacher

  • Company: Plumpton College
  • Closing Date: 03-12-2021
  • Location: Plumpton College
  • Salary: £17,826 to £22,175 per annum
  • Benefits: Teacher Training


 Are you looking for your first step into teaching? 

This is an ideal role for an individual looking at entering the teaching profession with a supportive and progressive environment. Our in-house training will support your journey into teaching over the next 2 years from workshop instructing to classroom delivery.

The trainee Instructor/Teacher will report to the Workshop and Curriculum Managers for providing daily operational support to the Engineering & Motor Vehicle departments (Equipment & Students). The role includes instructing and assessing students in a range of practical tasks relating to Agricultural & Motor Vehicle engineering as well as providing specific one-to-one and small group student support within both the practical and theoretical learning environment.

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 3 and 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. This will build upon your existing industry and specialist motor vehicle qualification and experience.

Plumpton College offers a competitive salary, 26 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. We offer excellent CPD opportunities for all of staff.

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: 3rd December 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. 

Applying for this role...

Please complete an application form and an Equality & Diversity Monitoring Form and send to: or HR team, Plumpton College, Ditchling Road, Plumpton, East Sussex BN7 3AE.

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