Motor Vehicle Instructor

The Quay School, Poole, Dorset, BH12 4HU

This job expired on 15 August 2022

  • Application deadline

    15 August 2022 at 7am

  • Date listed

    1 April 2022

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Unqualified Teachers Scale - £24,507-£28,735 (salary doe)

Motor Vehicle Instructor job summary

We are looking for an enthusiastic and inspirational Teacher who can deliver Motor Vehicle Skills to our students to give them the opportunity for a brighter future.

We are looking for a teacher who is innovative in their approach to achieving the desired results for our students, someone who can empower young people to see the importance of qualifications as a foundation to a successful journey in life.

We are looking for someone who:  

  • Shares our vision of “Learning together in pursuit of happiness” and applies that to all they do in their work.   

  • Has an interest or experience in teaching a Mechanics Vocational Course at Level 1 and 2 

  • Has passion/enthusiasm for the subject and can bring this to life through teaching. 

  • Has a particular interest in teaching students who have been excluded or are at risk of exclusion from main stream education. 

  • Is qualified to a Level 3 Mechanics or hold a PCGE/Cert Ed and has three years industrial experience in the motor vehicle industry. 

  • Can coach and support students in all aspects of mechanics skills.  

  • Can supervise, train and assess students in all workshop areas. 

  • Is a highly motivated and flexible individual who can form positive relationships with students with a wide range of special needs, including behavioural, in order to make a difference for some of the most vulnerable adolescents across Poole.  

  • Ideally has previous experience of working with students with behavioural difficulties is desirable. 

  •   A flexible approach, coupled with excellent organisational and interpersonal skills. 

 We can offer you:  

  • A comprehensive support and training package 

  • The opportunity to grow and develop in your role and in a Trust that is growing 

  • An inclusive and collaborative leadership team   

  • One of the most rewarding careers changing the lives of those pupils in our School 

Visits to the school are welcomed, please contact Lee Wilkins (Assistant Headteacher) on 01202 674205 to arrange an appointment. 

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share the same commitment. Please ensure a full work history is completed in your application form including any gaps of employment. Applicants will be required to complete a Disclosure & Barring Service Check. 


Closing date: 14th August 2022 

This job post has expired.

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About The Quay School

School type
Academy, ages 5 to 16
Education phase
School size
80 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 16

The Quay School is an OFSTED rated Outstanding, National Teaching School Hub and a progressive educational establishment that supports young people through difficult times in their lives. Our different sites provide for very different needs, and we are currently looking to employ a teacher to work at our Harbourside base. The students at this base have been excluded or are at risk of exclusion from mainstream school and have behaviour, emotional and social issues.

The Quay School offers a great deal of CPD opportunities. We take great care to recruit the very best people so that the services we provide are first class. We believe that the best work gets done in an environment that's enjoyable and which values, supports and encourages the development of its employees.

Delta Education Trust

As a trust, our ethos is encompassed in our vision “Learning together in pursuit of happiness”. We put this into practice by ensuring: 

*All decisions are made in the best interests of staff, pupils and families. 
*High support, high challenge and evidence informed in everything we do.
*We work collaboratively and make team, not individual, decisions. 
*We acknowledge our mistakes and use them to learn and improve. 
*We are always open to learning and seeking new ideas. 

We value our staff as much as our pupils recognising that through their well-being and by having a holistic approach to our individualised and therapeutic curriculum, we can meet pupil need and ensure their progress towards a life that they can enjoy. The Quay School is part of Delta Education Dorset, a small but growing Trust.

Arranging a visit to The Quay School

Visits to the school are welcomed, please contact Lee Wilkins (Assistant Headteacher) on 01202 674205 to arrange an appointment.

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