Vocational Skills Coach: Engineering

Milton Keynes College Group
Milton Keynes,United Kingdom
£20,000 - £25,000 Per Year
20 Jan 2023 10:22
05 Feb 2023 23:59
Further Education
Job Level
Engineering / Motor Vehicle
Contract Type
Full Time
Organisational Type
General Further Education College
Teacher Training
Teacher Training Is Offered

Vocational Skills Coach: Engineering

Vocational Skills Coach: Engineering

Location: Milton Keynes
Flexible Working:
We welcome applications from those seeking flexible or part time hours
Up to £25,000 per annum (dependent on experience)
Development opportunities are available through Apprenticeship standards
Reporting To:
Deputy Head of School


Milton Keynes College are looking for a workshop technician and skills coach to provide support to our students and Engineering team, to manage the workshops and support skills delivery to students. As technician and vocational skills coach for our Engineering students you will provide general and practical support to both students and staff. We are looking for an enthusiastic, flexible and hardworking individual who enjoys contributing to and working as part of a team.

You will play a key role in the correct and appropriate use of equipment and resources used as well as support and guide students with their practical and theory work. It is important that you can use your own expert knowledge from the industry to inspire and motivate learners to achieve success. You will work closely with Teaching staff to achieve an outstanding teaching and learning experience. We are keen to hear from candidates with experience from the Engineering industry, who are interested in starting a career within education. Students studying for a career in the Engineering industries will benefit from your invaluable industry experience.

MK College will treat all applicants fairly and with respect, irrespective of their background, disability or any other individual characteristic. We particularly encourage applications from people with backgrounds which are currently under-represented within Milton Keynes College.  All offers made to successful candidates are subject to satisfactory outcomes to a range of pre-employment checks including a Disclosure and Barring Service check (DBS).   In addition, security clearance is required for all prison services positions up to Counter Terrorist Check (CTC) level.


  • 30 days annual leave, 3 additional days leave for Christmas to New Year closure and UK Bank Holidays (entitlement will be pro-rated for part-time employees)
  • Generous Pension Scheme
  • Professional development opportunities, including professional qualifications
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) accessible 24 hours per day, 365 days per year
  • A variety of amazing discounts with NUS Card
  • Employee wellbeing platform with options to book free activities


** For further information about this opportunity, please refer to the attached document