Lecturer in Taxi and Private Hire & Employability

Cheshire College South & West
Ellesmere Port [Cheshire]
£24,697 - £37,259 Per Year, Salary is pro rata per annum
13 May 2022 13:36
27 May 2022 09:00
Further Education
Job Level
Teaching / Lecturing
Careers Advice
Contract Type
Part Time
Organisational Type
General Further Education College
Teacher Training
Teacher Training Is Offered

Lecturer in Taxi and Private Hire & Employability

Salary: £24,697 - £37,259 (pro rata per annum)

Contract Type: Permanent

Hours: 29.6 hours per week

Location: Crewe and Ellesmere Port Campus

We are seeking a Lecturer to deliver pre-employability programmes including Taxi and Private Hire to join our Work Based Learning team working across our Crewe and Ellesmere Port Campuses.

This is an excellent opportunity for an innovative and inspiring Lecturer to provide learners with an outstanding learning experience.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and teach on a range of employability courses including Taxi and Private Hire courses;
  • Contribute to aspirational teaching, learning and assessment; and
  • Keep accurate records for learners’ progress in College.

Key Person Specification Requirements:

  • Level 3 Qualification or above (or equivalent) in Taxi and Private Hire;
  • GCSE Grade C (4/5) in English and Maths;
  • PGCE or commitment to work towards;
  • Proven experience in the Taxi and Private Hire industry;
  • Understanding of equality, diversity and inclusion in work and the learning environment;
  • Up-to-date occupational experience; and
  • Enhanced DBS check.

We welcome applications from Newly Qualified Teachers (NQT/ECT) and from current industry practitioners who do not have a teaching qualification. Anyone joining the College will be part of a Lecturer Development Programme which provides staff with a range of support and training based on previous experience and individual need. The programme will offer a range of support and development opportunities, including inductions related to all College systems and processes, an assigned curriculum mentor and regular 1-2-1 support from the Quality team. Industry experts who do not currently hold a teaching qualification will be supported to complete a L4 Certificate in Education and Training and will have opportunities to complete a L5 Diploma in Education and Training.

The full details of the Lecturer Development Programme can be found in the attached document.

Please see the Job Description and Person Specification attached for further details.

If you’re interested in this new opportunity, you can apply by sending a completed application form to [email protected] by 9am on 27 May 2022.

The selection process will take place on 10 June 2022.


  • Access to world-class facilities
  • Financial support offered to obtain your teacher qualification
  • Extensive upskilling and professional development opportunities
  • Competitive salary
  • Pension scheme
  • 35 days holiday (plus bank holidays)
  • College ‘Count Me In’ social platform
  • Onsite fitness and childcare facilities
  • Onsite Costa, café, shop, restaurants, hair and beauty salon
  • Free onsite parking

If you wish to discuss any aspects of the role prior to making an application, then please email [email protected] where arrangements will be made for a discussion with the relevant department.  

Cheshire College South and West is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be required to provide a DBS Disclosure.