Engineering Technician / Instructor

Bournemouth and Poole College

  • £25,662 - £30,377 per annum
  • Dorset / South West
  • Permanent
  • Full Time
Posted 4 weeks ago

Here at Bournemouth & Poole College, we are looking to recruit an Engineering Technician/Instructor on a full-time, permanent basis. In return, you will receive a competitive salary of £25,662 – £30,377 per annum.

At Bournemouth & Poole College our staff are passionate and committed to achieve the very best outcomes for our students – we transform lives. We recognise and value our people as our most important asset in achieving each of the strategic outcomes within our College’s Strategic Plan. We believe it is through our people that an excellent student experience will be delivered, and this will have a positive impact in our local community. We value inclusion and we are committed to the promotion of equality, diversity, and inclusion, ensuring we have a diverse, skilled, and motivated workforce who are empowered and engaged. This makes our College a unique, vibrant and rewarding place to work.  You will be employed through Southern Educational Professional Services Ltd; a subsidiary of the College.

The Role:

As our Engineering Technician/Instructor you will undertake duties in the Engineering department. Based at our North Road Centre, the role is to deliver high quality and effective instructing to Bournemouth and Poole College students.


The Engineering Department is based at our North Road campus in Poole. The facilities include separate, well-equipped workshops to give the students a realistic approach to the workplace. There are also designated classrooms with suitable visual aids.


Responsibilities as our Engineering Technician/Instructor will include:

Contribute to high quality learning experiences using a variety of methods.
Ensure that the instructing is based on current best available practice and is consistent with a high standard reflective of the work environment.
Provide academic and pastoral support to students in accordance with agreed procedures.
Undertake such other reasonable duties as the line manager may require from time to time.
Participate in the College’s appraisal process and to undertake any training that may be appropriate.
Take appropriate responsibility to ensure the health and safety of self and others.
Pursue the achievement and integration of equal opportunities throughout all The College’s activities.
Preparation of learning environment for lessons 
As our Engineering Technician/Instructor, you’ll ideally have:

Level 1 (or equivalent) English and Math’s.
Trained First Aider – or willing to undertake training upon starting
Experience in the Engineering
Forklift license – or willing to undertake training
Knowledge in an engineering discipline
Confident speaker and demonstrator
Benefits you will receive:

You will receive excellent benefits and a competitive salary:

27.5 days annual leave plus bank holidays, increasing to 30.5 after 5 years’ service
up to 4 days additional leave during the Christmas closure period
Free parking at all of our college sites (where spaces are available)
Access to Discount Schemes at multiple retailers
Enrolment into the NEST Pension Scheme
We reserve the right to close this post early if there is a high level of applicants.

If you feel you are the right candidate for this Engineering Technician/Instructor role, then please click ‘apply’ now!

Closing date: 12 July 2024

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults, and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to undertake appropriate safeguarding checks which includes an enhanced DBS check as well as providing proof of right to work in the UK.

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