Lecturer A - Plumbing

Wigan & Leigh College
Wigan [Greater Manchester]
Highly Competitive Salary
08 Apr 2021 16:01
22 Apr 2021 23:59
Further Education, Higher Education
Job Level
Teaching / Lecturing
Construction / Building Trades
Contract Type
Full Time
Organisational Type
General Further Education College
Teacher Training
Teacher Training Is Offered

Lecturer A - Plumbing

Lecturer A - Plumbing

Continually striving for excellence and a strong Grade 2  College, Wigan & Leigh College is well underway  on its journey to become Outstanding.  With over 9,500 students and a turnover of £30m, the College is in a strong position to continue to move forward and grow.

The College has distinct ambitions to expand its choice of programmes and support the economic transformation of Wigan and the surrounding areas.  As a growing College we are in a strong position to continue to invest in our campuses with the development of state of the art facilities.

The College has created a community that encourages all students to enhance their learning through wider opportunities and support services; to maximise their achievements and secure progression onto further study, apprenticeships and employment.     

Are you an experienced Plumber or Plumbing Lecturer looking for a new challenge? 

Do you enjoy passing on your knowledge and experience to the next generation of students? 

If so then we want to hear from you!

We have 6 top reasons why we believe you would want to join our team :

  • Support for staff new into teaching
  • Excellent terms and conditions – with an attractive salary package, generous annual leave & pension
  • Personal Development
  • Staff Enrichment
  • College Discounts
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Programme & Occupational Health

    We are seeking a highly enthusiastic and knowledgeable Plumbing Lecturer to join our Construction Team at our Centre of Excellence at our Pagefield site in Wigan. 

    We are looking for candidates that have vast industry experience within the plumbing, heating and gas sector to help us deliver outstanding teaching and learning on our plumbing courses. 

    The Department is growing and has current provision, from level 1 to Level 3 advanced technical qualification and Apprenticeships courses including the new standards. Candidates are expected be able to teach these levels, including Health and Safety, Hot and Cold Water, Sanitation, Central Heating, Plumbing Science and to hold a Level 3 qualification. 

    In the department we offer the latest modern qualifications that set us more in line with the plumbing industry. The introduction of technical, T levels and apprenticeship standards has improved our joined up approach with employers and the industry to offer students an exciting look into plumbing.

    The department has a successful gas centre for internal apprentices and external candidates to successfully gain their gas qualification.

    Teaching experience is desirable, but we are looking for someone with the confidence to share their experience and knowledge with our students - we would provide support for gaining a formal teaching qualification alongside your work with us. 

    The College reserves the right to interview for this post should we receive suitable candidates prior to the closing date. 

    The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Employees will, in accordance with statutory guidance, be subject to a comprehensive checking process including references from current and previous employers, health, right to work in the UK, an enhanced DBS check and a further check against the appropriate barred list. To comply with legislation, you are required to obtain a DBS check for your role. We will be asking Protocol National Ltd/Esafeguarding Ltd to undertake this process on our behalf.

    Wigan and Leigh college is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

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