Teach your Trade

  • Have you ever considered sharing your knowledge with the next generation?
  • Is it time to think about a career change?
  • Do you have years of industry experience that you could share?
  • Are you tired of working “on-the-tools”, but can’t afford to retire just yet?
  • Are you tired of the aches and pains associated with the physical side of your trade?
  • Have you ever considered re-training and teaching?

If you answered ‘yes’ to one or more of these questions why not consider a career in teaching? We are currently looking to recruit for a number of vacancies across our construction, engineering and motor vehicle departments as part of our ‘Teach your Trade’ recruitment drive.

Not qualified to teach? No problem, we have the ability to offer “on-the-job” training to support you in transferring from your current role to teaching in our industry-standard workshops and facilities, and through the Taking Teaching Further scheme may be able to offer you fully funded teacher training.


Here at Warrington & Vale Royal College we are entering an exciting period of growth and development, with an expanding department and financial investment in the key curriculum areas of Construction and Engineering.

We have recently secured funding to expand our construction and engineering curriculum offer to ensure that our students complete their studies with knowledge of and experience of both traditional and cutting edge industry practices.

Our new Advanced Manufacturing & Engineering Training (AMET) centres are located at both our Warrington and Winsford campuses. Working in conjunction with local employers the centres are working towards upskilling existing staff within local businesses, whilst working to educate and train employees of the future across the engineering and manufacturing industries.

Within construction we have secured funding not once, but twice to develop our curriculum offer in line with plans for the local area. Our Advanced Construction Training (ACT) Centre focuses on developing BIM, Solid Works, Auto Cad, Tekla and other digitalised systems to support growth in the construction, nuclear and allied industries and the need for digitally-skilled structural engineers and surveyors based with large employers such as Sellafield Ltd and Logikal Project Intelligence.

Our latest project, the Advanced Construction & Civil Engineering (ACCE) Centre will see the college working in conjunction with a number of local businesses as part of a pioneering Town Investment Plan (TIP) to support Warrington’s ambitious future. Within the Town Investment Plan the college has been awarded £3.6m to invest in facilities and training to ensure that students studying locally are gaining the skills and experience needed to see Warrington and surrounding areas grow in future years as we develop a skilled and knowledgeable workforce to feed the requirements of the construction, nuclear and allied industries.


We are keen to hear from both experienced and non-experienced Lecturers/Assessors, who have the relevant skills and experience to train the next generation, and provide the very best experience to our learners.


If you are interested in finding out more about the opportunities within our construction, engineering and motor vehicle departments, but not quite ready to apply, please either email our Human Resources department at: jobs@wvr.ac.uk or complete the form below and a member of the team will be in touch.

We appreciate that making the change from industry into education may seem daunting at first, but with the very best support and guidance you could become part of the team training the next generation.


Join the College and benefit from:

  • A competitive salary
  • Generous annual leave entitlement
  • Occupational pension scheme
  • Employee benefits package
  • Full programme of training and mentoring
  • Flexible working, where appropriate
  • A focus on sustainability
  • Progression opportunities
  • Commitment to health and wellbeing
  • Stability
  • New and expanding facilities
  • Partnerships with local employers

 We are happy to consider part time opportunities if you would like to discuss a transition into teaching from your current role.

 For further information about our current vacancies please click here.

If we don’t currently have a vacancy which matches your skills and experience, please send a copy of your CV to jobs@wvr.ac.uk and we would be happy to consider you for future opportunities.