Lecturer in Plumbing

We currently offer an excellent opportunity at our Incuba, Dunstable campus, for a Plumbing Lecturer to join our esteemed Construction trades department as a crucial team member.

In this role as a Plumbing Lecturer, your responsibilities will encompass various key areas. You will be responsible for preparing, delivering, and assessing plumbing and heating modules across different courses and levels. Moreover, your proactive contribution to the development of the Centre's curriculum will be invaluable as you incorporate innovative teaching strategies to enhance the learning experience for our students.

As a supportive mentor, you will guide and assist students, ensuring they achieve success and reach their full potential. Managing students' learning journeys will be a vital aspect of your role, as you strive to provide a high-quality educational experience that fosters growth and excellence.

The role of Plumbing Lecturer requires candidates who meet specific criteria. We seek individuals with practical experience in teaching and assessing Level 1, 2, and 3 Plumbing programs. Additionally, expertise and up-to-date knowledge of various Plumbing programs, such as 6189, 6035, 7202, 8202, 9189, and 9074, are essential.

The ideal candidates should hold qualifications such as a Level 2 NVQ or Advanced Craft qualification in Plumbing and Heating, alongside PGCE or Cert Ed or a willingness to achieve.  Candidates with A1, D32/33, or QCF Assessing qualification will be highly regarded.

Furthermore, possessing industrial qualifications in Un-vented Hot water, Water Regs, and Energy efficiency will be seen as advantageous attributes. If you possess these qualifications and experiences, we encourage you to apply for this role as a Plumbing Lecturer and be a valuable member of our team.

Successful candidates must also be able to demonstrate alignment to our organisational values:

  • Student centred - At our heart is always doing what is best for our students. We consider students in all of our decision making to create positive outcomes and memorable experiences for every student.
  • Educational excellence - We promote educational excellence by delivering programmes that challenge our students to achieve their ambitions.
  • Teamwork - We are one team who by working together can achieve great things, respecting the opinion and valuing the contribution each of us makes.
  • Continuous improvement - We challenge ourselves to always do better by trying new things, sharing knowledge, reflecting on best practice and learning from others.
  • Caring - We care about the wellbeing of our staff, our students, our community and wider society, creating an environment built on trust where we listen, engage and support each other.
  • Inclusive - We celebrate differences and diversity, recognising that we can learn from each other.

Further details of the safeguarding requirements and essential criteria for the post can found within the Job Description.

The Bedford College Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to thorough vetting process which includes, an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. The Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the Exceptions Order 1975, provides information about which convictions must be declared during job applications and related exceptions and further information about filtering offences can be found in the DBS filtering guide.  The Bedford College Group's policy on Employment of Ex-Offenders is attached to this vacancy.

Candidates who are barred from working with children are reminded it is a criminal offence to apply for this post.

About Us

The Bedford College Group aims to deliver world-class skills and education to the communities we serve. The Bedford College Group is comprised of Bedford College, Shuttleworth College, The Bedford Sixth Form, Tresham College and the National College of Motorsport.

Contract Type – Bedford College

  • 14 hours per week (0.37838 FTE) /52 weeks per year
  • 45 days per annum (plus public holidays), pro rata for part-time (35 days if not Teacher Qualified as a different salary band and terms will apply whilst you complete the qualification alongside your employment)
  • Teachers Pension
  • Free on-site parking
  • Retail and leisure discounts

Interviews will be held on a date to be confirmed

For further information about the role please visit the vacancies section of our website via the apply link.