Assessor – Motor Vehicle

Location: Nationwide Salary: Salary: £25,301 - £28,464 Closing Date: 5th October 2023

Salary: £25,301 – £28,464

Contract: 37.00 hours.

Location: Nationwide

There’s never been a better time to join the fantastic team here at City of Bristol College, with recent investment in our already outstanding teaching facilities the College has a great deal on offer for both staff and students. We have an exciting new opportunity for an enthusiastic and proactive Motor Vehicle Assessor

Our Benefits:

  • A generous holiday entitlement of 26 holiday days, plus bank holidays and 10 closure days which fall over Christmas to spend time with friends and families.
  • Membership to the Local Government Pension Scheme with employer contributions of 17.3 %
  • Membership to the Teachers’ Pension Scheme with employer contributions of 23.68%
  • Great discounts on hair and beauty treatments offered on site
  • Family-friendly policies including flexible working, compassionate leave, enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption leave, parental leave and job share
  • Excellent facilities including study centres, City Salon, multi-faith prayer rooms, bike storage, City Restaurant (situated at College Green and at SBSA), refectories
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • A variety of online shopping discounts and offers and cash health plan
  • Plus a supportive package to ensure continuous professional development.

Please see our Staff Benefits Booklet for more information.

About the role:

Are you passionate about the world of motor vehicles and committed to nurturing the next generation of automotive professionals? Do you possess a deep enthusiasm for education and enjoy sharing your technical expertise with others? If so, we have the perfect opportunity for you!

Position Overview: As a Motor Vehicle Assessor with City of Bristol College, you will play a pivotal role in shaping the future of the automotive industry. We are seeking a dynamic individual who is willing to travel nationwide to meet with apprentices and employers, providing both pastoral and technical support to apprentices in the workplace. This role is not just about assessing; it’s about inspiring and guiding the next generation of automotive talent.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Travel throughout the country to visit apprentices and employers, ensuring a consistent and high-quality learning experience.
  • Conduct assessments of apprentices in the workplace, evaluating their technical skills and knowledge.
  • Provide guidance, mentorship, and support to apprentices, helping them overcome challenges and reach their full potential.
  • Collaborate with employers to understand their needs and tailor training programs accordingly.
  • Maintain accurate records of assessments, progress, and feedback.
  • Stay up-to-date with industry trends and developments to ensure the curriculum remains relevant.
  • Promote a positive and inclusive learning environment that fosters a passion for motor vehicles.


  • A deep passion and enthusiasm for the automotive industry.
  • Relevant qualifications in motor vehicle maintenance or a related field.
  • Previous experience as a motor vehicle assessor or similar role is preferred.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to motivate and inspire apprentices to excel in their training.
  • Strong organizational and administrative abilities.
  • Flexibility and willingness to travel extensively nationwide.
  • A commitment to promoting diversity and inclusivity in the workplace.

Why City of Bristol College?

  • Join a forward-thinking college dedicated to the development of the next generation of automotive professionals.
  • Make a meaningful impact on the future of the automotive industry.
  • Collaborative and supportive team environment.
  • Opportunities for professional growth and development.

If you are ready to embark on an exciting journey, helping apprentices achieve their full potential and shaping the future of the motor vehicle industry, we want to hear from you!

You will be a confident communicator with the ability to build and maintain excelling working relationships with colleagues, students and stakeholders both internally and externally.

About us:

At City of Bristol College, we have one goal: to help our students succeed. We offer the widest range of academic and vocational qualifications in the area, with more than 1,000 courses available from entry to degree level.  We provide education and training to approximately 12,000 students each year. The College is made up of five centres across Bristol and each centre offers excellent, well-equipped, purpose-built facilities. In addition, we have a wide range of community partners allowing us to offer courses in venues across the city. More information about the College can be found on our website. 


We are committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community – a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed.  We aspire to have a diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from a wide range of backgrounds to apply and join us.


We are also committed to becoming a Trauma informed setting. We recognise that some of our students have experienced adversity and Trauma and that for some, these experiences may be an ongoing part of everyday life. With this awareness a Trauma Informed approach is embedded in how we work in all departments across the college and this is enhanced by regular staff training and support.


City of Bristol College is committed to safeguarding children and vulnerable adults. The search of the online presence will be conducted for the successful candidates. All new employees to the College are required to complete and obtain an enhanced DBS disclosure. A copy of our Safeguarding Policy can be found on the College website. 


Please see our Job Description, Person Specification, Conditions of Service and Applicant information for more information.  


Closing date: 5th October 2023

Interview date: 12th October 2023

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