Teacher of Plumbing

Derby College Group (DCG) supports employers across the local region and the UK, by training learners who will become the workforce of the future.  We are recruiting a Teacher of Plumbing to join our Building Services team based at our historic Roundhouse Campus in Pride Park, Derby.  If you would like to visit the site and meet the team before applying, please reach out to us at hrrecruitment@derby-college.ac.uk.

The Opportunity

Within this role you will be pivotal to the success of the Plumbing team within the Building Services provision delivering to students from across the East Midlands. The team you’ll be joining is energetic, with colleagues ranging from new teachers to experienced educators with years of experience within the construction industry and education.

You’ll be working with learners ranging from 16 to 18 years old and adult learners on a variety of courses including full time students and Apprenticeships (Level 2 and Level 3). Through the delivery of engaging teaching, learning and assessment, you will ensure they gain an in depth understanding of subjects such as;

  • Hot and cold water systems
  • Heating systems
  • Sanitation & drainage

About you

You will ideally possess industry experience in the relevant field, along with a minimum of a Level 3 qualification in the subject. We seek an individual with excellent interpersonal skills and a passion for imparting their knowledge and experience of the construction sector and plumbing trade to the next generation of plumbers.

Not a qualified teacher?  No problem: you can start your teaching career with us! Pass on your skills to our students and get trained in-house.

The Benefits

  • 49 days holiday (inclusive of 8 bank holidays and 6 closure days where these occur, pro rata)
  • Membership of the Teachers’ Pension Scheme with a 28.68% employer contribution
  • Discount at our Ofsted rated ‘Outstanding’ onsite Little Explorers Nursery
  • TOTUM discount card (aka NUS/Student Discount Card) / discounted Tastecard
  • Discounts on East Midlands Railway Annual Season Tickets
  • Microsoft Office for FREE with 1TB of OneDrive cloud storage
  • Discount on treatments at SENSI our onsite salon at the Roundhouse
  • Flint Bishop Solicitors – free will writing, 1-hour free consultation with family department, 10% discount on Conveyancing services
  • Continuous development and progression opportunities

Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging

We are committed to creating an inclusive workplace which promotes and values diversity. We welcome all talent irrespective of age, disability, neuro-divergence, sex, gender identity and gender expression, race, ethnicity, religion, belief, sexual orientation or other personal circumstances. We ensure that our policies and procedures treat all applicants consistently and fairly during our recruitment process.

If you have any questions about the recruitment process, reasonable adjustments, or about the role, please contact us at hrrecruitment@derby-college.ac.uk.

Safeguarding statement

DCG is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and all successful applicants will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.  An online search of the preferred candidate is completed to help to identify any incidents or issues that have happened, and are publicly available online, which the college may need to explore with the candidate further. Please be advised that it is an offence to apply for this position if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.

If you require visa sponsorship

Please note that as salary is agreed upon appointment and is based on your skills, experience and qualifications, this role may be ineligible for sponsorship under the UK Visas & Immigration points-based immigration system. Please consult the Home Office website for further information, and to establish if you would be eligible to obtain a valid visa via another route.

Recruitment Agencies - We have a PSL of trusted partners to assist us when required and do not acknowledge any speculative CVs or unsolicited candidate introductions from agencies not on this list.

Job Description

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