Kirklees College

Lecturer in Construction (Multi Trades)

Huddersfield, Dewsbury
£30,454.00 - £40,168.00 pa
30 May 2024
10 Jun 2024
Job Level
Job Function
Academic Support
Contract Type
Full Time

**For an informal discussion about this role, or if you wish to visit our site, please contact Steve Plumstead (Head of Faculty) -**

Due to the continued expansion of the Construction faculty, we are looking for new talent to join a team that has an ambitious culture and a drive to succeed. We welcome applications from both experienced teaching staff and trade professionals that are looking to start an exciting career in education.

You’ll be involved in nurturing and developing the next generation of construction workers on full time courses, apprenticeships and short courses. We’re already a successful college, but we’re continually striving to be better and do better - be part of our story!

In the role of Multi Trades Lecturer, you’ll predominantly be based at Brunel House, Huddersfield and The Construction Hub, Dewsbury and your focus will be on delivering creating and delivering high quality lessons and practical sessions in the workshops.

Your key responsibilities will be to teach and develop programmes of study to meet the needs of our learners in a variety of trades. The successful candidate will create a positive classroom environment by engaging learners and aim to help our students develop the ambition and confidence in their abilities as they prepare for their next step.

Ideally, you’ll have a relevant Level 3 qualification, the willingness to study towards a teaching qualification (if not yet qualified), plus demonstrable experience in the construction industry. It’s important that you’re able to communicate effectively, engage with young people and demonstrate our college values of Kindness, Unity and Excellence in your role.

Due to the nature of our work, it’s essential you’re committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults.

We believe learning is not just for our students: it’s an important part of working here too. Staff development opportunities include a mentoring scheme, financial contributions for external qualifications and skills development for current and aspiring managers. You’ll also have access to a range of staff benefits including an employee assistance programme, retail and leisure discounts and reduced Metro travel.

We want people who believe in the value of education, and who can contribute to our culture of supporting and challenging one another.

(We do reserve the right to close this advertisement early if we receive a high volume of suitable applications)

Please remember to remove all personal details (name, date of birth) from your CV.

If you have any queries about the role or the application process please contact Please check your emails regularly during the recruitment process (including spam and junk folders) as this is how you will be contacted once you have applied.

As an employer we are committed to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion and welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of an individuals’ sex, age, religion, race, marital status, disability status, sexual orientation, maternity or care leaver status. We are committed to exploring opportunities for flexible working and ensuring the work-life balance and wellbeing of our workforce. Please note that any job offer is subject to pre-employment checks including a DBS check, online searches and references from former employers, in line with guidance from Department for Education.

For further information about the role including job description and application form please visit the vacancies section of our website via the apply link.

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