Lecturer - Plumbing

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Bristol (City Centre)
02 May 2019
21 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Lecturer - Plumbing

Salary: £28,000 - £35,000


Closing date: Sunday 19 May 2019 (midnight)

Interview date: Wednesday 5 June 2019

Are you not yet a teacher but are wanting to influence the next generation of tradespeople?

Then City of Bristol College is the right place for you.

Here at the College we will fully fund and support you to gain the correct qualification to enable you to teach. We offer a full induction and benefits package that includes a generous annual leave entitlement and membership to the Teachers’ Pension Scheme.

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic Lecturer to join a dynamic and dedicated Plumbing team on a full time, permanent basis.

Your role will involve teaching, assessing and supporting students to ensure they meet or exceed targets. You will support students in all aspects of their educational studies. This position is a full time permanent role, and will be based at our Ashley Down Campus and the South Bristol Skills Academy.

What you’ll be responsible for/what we are looking for:

You will be required to be flexible, motivated and well organised. You will have good personal and organisational skills with an up to date understanding of construction legislation and practice, in particular developments within the plumbing sector, which will enable you to work effectively with students and colleagues that will be completing Level 1, 2 and 3 qualifications.

The successful candidate will have:

  • City and Guilds NVQ Level 3 qualification
  • Previous industrial experience and up to date knowledge of the Construction industry, specifically the plumbing sector
  • Teaching qualification (Cert Ed FE, PGCE) or willingness to work towards and achieve a teaching qualification

We would be particularly interested in individuals who can demonstrate experience and qualifications in Gas installation and would be able to teach and assess Gas related topics to apprentices

The role will involve providing evidence of; planning, teaching and assessment in order to facilitate successful futures for all our students. This will include the completion of registers, reports and tracking documents to assist you in the sharing of your student’s positive achievements.

You will also need to be able to build and maintain excellent working relationships with stakeholders, at all levels, internally and externally, as well as other members of College staff and students.

If you have any questions about the role, please contact Jessica.George-McGowan @cityofbristol.ac.uk or via phone.

Benefits City of Bristol College offers:

  • holiday entitlement of 35 holiday days (plus 8 bank holidays and 8 closure days) totalling 51 days
  • membership to the Teachers’ Pension Scheme with employer contributions of 16.48%
  • death in service benefit 3x salary (if a member of the pension scheme)
  • cycle to work scheme
  • a variety of online shopping discounts and offers
  • free car parking at most college sites
  • a supportive package of continuous professional development
  • as well as a range of staff support packages

About the College:

City of Bristol College is one of the City’s largest employers, based at four different sites across the City. We offer a wide range of courses from entry to degree level and cater for learners of all ages and backgrounds. We strive for student achievement through providing the best possible student experience, professional staff and outstanding resources. Our success in this isn’t possible without the commitment, dedication and collaboration of every member of staff.

City of Bristol College is committed to safeguarding children and vulnerable adults. All new employees to the College are required to complete and obtain an enhanced DBS disclosure. Further information will be sent to all prospective staff as part of the application process.

Our new state of the art construction centre is due to open in 2021. It will offer training in construction skills to around 850 learners over the first three years, through Higher Apprenticeships and more traditional learning routes, providing much-needed skilled workers for the city and wider region. The centre will provide a brand-new, 2500m2 training facility at the South Bristol Skills Academy site.

How to Apply

If you are an experienced lecturer or an industry professional aspiring to be a teacher and you think that you have got what it takes to be a success we look forward to hearing from you.

  • Click the apply button and follow the instructions.
  • You will be directed to City of Bristol College’s career page where you will be required to complete an application form.


Please refer to our Job Description, Person Specification and Conditions of Service for more information.

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