Lecturer – Motor Vehicle

Job Overview

Salary                        Unqualified: £25,934 – £27,476 per annum plus market rate allowance £3000

Qualified: £28,293 – £32,741 per annum plus market rate allowance £6000

 Hours                         37 hours per week, all year round (1.0 FTE)

 Contract                   Permanent

 Location                    Peterborough College

We are seeking to recruit a dynamic Lecturer to join our Motor Vehicle team.

Our engineering curriculum is broad and diverse covering mechanical, electrical, fabrication, welding, aeronautical or motor vehicle. Delivery is split between classroom and industry standard engineering workshops. The successful applicant will have motor vehicle experience and occupational competence covering both practical and theoretical elements to support students in both workshop and classroom environments. In addition, you will ideally have experience of supporting and mentoring young people, or relevant transferable skills, and a desire to develop your teaching practice.

Working as part of a successful Engineering curriculum team you will plan and teach Motor Vehicle students using your Motor Vehicle and vocational experience. You will be contributing your skills to an Engineering team with diverse skills and specialisms.

We’re looking for someone with a minimum Level 3 qualification and comprehensive, recent industry experience. You must hold a teaching qualification (PGCE/CertEd) or display a willingness to work towards the Level 5 Diploma in Education & Training qualification (supported by CPD) upon being appointed.

The successful candidate must have experience of delivering lessons at a standard of ‘Good’ or above, possess excellent communication skills and be highly motivated to provide an outstanding service to our learners. You must have proven awareness and commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. Flexibility and ability to adapt towards different learner needs is also essential to the role.

Finally, you will have the proven ability to work successfully and influentially as part of a team and experience of organising, managing and delivering learning opportunities in the construction sector.

For the full job description, person specification and information on how to apply for this job please email HR@ieg.ac.uk

Normal working hours of 8.30am to 5pm Monday to Thursday, 8.30am to 4.30pm Friday

Yes extensive free parking is available at all our locations.

Sponsorship and financial support to achieve Degree Level and Professional qualifications is available upon application.

We have an on-site nursery at our Peterborough Campus, and also offer childcare vouchers to support nursery fees here and at other locations.

Our generous holiday entitlement starting from 41 days of paid leave for full-time employees also hugely supports our working parents, and for some roles, term-time only contracts are available.

You will also find above-average occupational maternity and adoption benefits with up to 12 months off work, and access to paternity and shared parental leave scheme.

The Senior Leadership Team truly care for the wellbeing of staff and students and are actively involved in not only ensuring professional training is available, but that support for personal and professional problems is also accessible. Our free ‘Employee Assistance Programme’ offers access to a wide range of wellbeing resources and programmes including a counselling helpline if required.

Aside from delivering above-average generous holiday and pension benefits, we offer awards and vouchers, and encourage contribution to recognition schemes to ensure staff feel valued and appreciated.

Both locations offer impressive on-site gym and fitness suites, free-parking, well-stocked libraries, and a number of eateries including a Costa at Peterborough and a Starbucks at Stamford.

Peterborough College also has an on-site nursery rated ‘good’ by Ofsted.


Peterborough College
Unqualified: £25,934 – £27,476 per annum plus market rate allowance £3000 Qualified: £28,293 – £32,741 per annum plus market rate allowance £6000
Full-time, Permanent
37 days annual leave plus bank holidays, a very generous contributory pension scheme and Christmas close down