Work Based Tutor – Engineering

Preston College
Preston College, St Vincents Road, Fulwood, Preston, PR2 8UR
£24,035 - £34,189 Per Year, Depending on qualifications and experience
21 Jun 2022 15:16
12 Jul 2022 12:00
Further Education
Job Level
Teaching / Lecturing
Engineering / Motor Vehicle
Contract Type
Full Time
Organisational Type
Public Sector Organisation
Teacher Training
Teacher Training Is Offered

Work Based Tutor – Engineering

Preston College 

At Preston College we take great pride in supporting all of our learners to achieve the qualifications they need, alongside the development of technical skills and knowledge that employers and universities are looking for.

Working closely with businesses across Lancashire, we have re-modelled our curriculum to help bridge the gap between education and industry. For example, our learners benefit from working on live project briefs set by employers, while doing so in a Real Working Environments – reflective of the workplace.

In short, it is our mission is to help make learners the most Employable they can be.

The School of Science, Engineering & Automotive Technologies is crucial to our future development and plays a vital role in the College’s ability to respond to local and regional business needs whilst serving the community we are so proudly a part of.  The provision of apprenticeship development is an area where we believe new energies, ideas, innovation and subject leadership will have a profound change effect and we are looking for an exceptional candidate to work with us to achieve this.


Job Title: Work Based Tutor – Engineering 1.0 FTE

Salary: From £24,035 (SCP 22) up to £34,189 per annum pro rata (SCP34) dependent on qualifications & experience.

Hours: 1.0 FTE - 37 hours per week - permanent position 

Status: Academic


We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced and forward thinking individual to join our engineering team. You will be qualified to an industry level and have experience in working with both apprenticeships and full time students within the work place and college based environments. 

As a WBT you will be focussed on preparing our full time students for the working environment, creating, developing and delivering new, innovative and exciting opportunities for all of our engineering students from Level 2 to Level 4 across a range of engineering disciplines.


If you feel that we are the College for you and that you are the person we require, we would welcome your application.  

Closing Date for Applications: 12th July 2022

Interview Date: TBC


The successful candidate for this appointment will be required to apply for appropriate disclosure through the Disclosure and Barring service at a cost to themselves

About us:

Our mission is to make our learners the most employable they can be. We do this by supporting all of our learners to achieve the qualifications they need, alongside the development of technical skills and knowledge that employers and universities are looking for.

What we offer:

Preston College have been awarded ‘Gold’ by Investors in People and we have a wide range of benefits for staff. Some of these are outlined below, for a full list visit

• Professional Development Opportunities including staff days and supported CPD.

• Opportunities to obtain qualifications essential to your role and support to achieve them. 

• Opportunities for career and pay progression, including annual cost of living increases.

• Generous Annual Leave entitlement.

• Local Government Pension Scheme / Teacher’s Pension Scheme.

• Family friendly college policies including special leave, career break, job share and flexible working (role dependent).

• Free car parking.

• Cycle to work scheme.

• Subsidised health and fitness suite, hair and beauty treatments and 20% discount off FUNDA children’s holiday club all based at Preston College.