Lecturer in Motorsport Engineering

Lecturer in Motorsport Engineering

Permanent, Full Time 37 hours per week, 52 weeks per year 

Salary: £25,678 - £35,776 per annum plus a Specialist Skills Shortage Bonus of £3,000 per year, pro rata (Dependant on skills, qualifications & experience) 

Campus: Castle Combe and Chippenham, Wiltshire 


About the Role

We are currently looking for a new Motorsport Engineering Lecturer to work with our students on a full time basis. 

This course has mix of practical and theoretical content, and we are looking for someone with up to date and relevant industry experience that they can bring to the role. Lecturing Further and Higher Education across two campuses (Chippenham and Castle Combe) . If you do not hold a teaching qualification, we will place you through our staff development programme to work towards a Diploma in Teaching and Learning (Certificate in Education) or equivalent.

Working within our busy Engineering Department you will deliver teaching, learning and assessments to help our students to reach their potential and to achieve their target grades.  You will design engaging lesson and offer guidance and support to help and motivate all your students within Motorsport. Within the Role you would be expected to attend race weekends with the race teams along with other members of team.

About You

To apply for the role, you will either be an experienced lecturer within the Engineering sector or be an industry expert who is looking to move into teaching for the first time.  We can support you in your personal development and guide you through your journey into teaching with our ‘Transition to Teaching’ support package. We do ask that you have a minimum degree level qualification in the motorsport/automotive engineering sector.

With an enthusiastic, motivated and engaging approach you will have the practical skills to energise students and support them to realise their goals.  We are interested in hearing from individuals who are effective team players, keen to build relationships that will enrich the student experience.

About Us

Wiltshire College and University Centre plays a vital role in Wiltshire’s economy, inspiring people to develop the skills they need to achieve.  Our five campuses are learning hubs in their communities, and we aspire to be an outstanding, financially robust and commercially agile provider, achieving our clear social mission on behalf of leaners and employers across Wiltshire and beyond.  Our turnover is around £35 million per annum, we employ some 800 staff, and support around 13,000 students.

Closing date: 09/01/23 

Interview date: TBC

Please note that vacancies may close early if sufficient applications have been received; therefore, we would encourage you to submit your application as soon as possible. 


Should you be successful we will require you to provide evidence of your qualifications as part of the onboarding process, you will also be required to obtain and maintain a Disclosure and Barring Certificate (DBS), enhanced with children’s barred list check.    

At Wiltshire College and University Centre we value diversity, and we recognise that people with different backgrounds bring different perspectives, ideas, knowledge, and culture, and that this difference brings great strength. We are committed to the protection of young people and vulnerable adults and to safeguarding and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

We are proudly accredited to the Disability Confident Employer award, part of this means a commitment to interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for a job vacancy and consider them on their abilities.

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