Technician Trainer – Engineering

Job Overview

Salary                        £21,878 per annum+£2000 market rate allowance

Hours                         37 hours per week, all year round

Contract                   Permanent

Location                    Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

Closing date            02 October 2023

An exciting opportunity to train and provide practical support and assistance to staff and learners on Engineering programmes within the College.

This is a hands-on role in our workshops, supervising and coaching students whilst assisting the tutors. If you have a real flair for passing your knowledge on to others, a strong sense of responsibility and the ability to act as a role model, this could be just the job for you.

You will support with the setup and preparation of classrooms, workshops, assessment areas and resources; working to ensure all equipment and stock is maintained and meets the needs of the students and industry requirements. You will be able to assist students with their practical work and impart your industry experience to further develop our student’s employability skills relevant to their career goals.

Undertake minor maintenance work as appropriate to ensure the safe and uninterrupted use of accommodation, equipment and resources.  Where necessary, arranging for the repair of accommodation/equipment in accordance with approved procedures, maintain stock levels and provide accurate inventory of tools and equipment.

The successful candidate should have current industry knowledge in Engineering and ideally have qualifications at level 2. You will need to be well-organised with superb communication skills and have the ability to work under pressure, prioritise and meet deadlines. In return we will offer an exciting and challenging role with a very supportive network of staff.

Peterborough College offers a flexible, friendly workplace, 30-37 days annual leave (role dependant) plus bank holidays, a very generous contributory pension scheme and continuous professional development opportunities tailored to your needs. We also offer occupational sick pay to protect you and your family.

All employment offers are subject to a satisfactory fully-funded enhanced DBS check.

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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
£21,878 per annum+£2000 market rate allowance
Full-time, Permanent
30 days annual leave plus bank holidays, a very generous contributory pension scheme and Christmas close down