Lecturer in Plumbing with either Gas or Renewables

Eastleigh College
Salary: Starting from £31,019 per annum increasing to £34,917
Hours: 37 per week, 52 weeks per year

A day in the life
As a Plumbing & Gas Lecturer you will be able to share your wealth of knowledge with learners on programmes at Level 1, Level 2 and Level 3, utilising your experience, knowledge and high level of skills. You will build the learners’ understanding of both theory and practical knowledge. You will be responsible for checking learners’ competence against industry standards to enable them to gain the qualification, encouraging learners to reach their full potential and secure employment at the end of their studies.

We deliver our courses to learners on the full and part-time programmes, apprenticeships and to adult learners.

You will be a member of a highly successful team of Plumbing & Gas Lecturers and Course managers who will be available to offer support and guidance.

If you are new to teaching, we will assign you a mentor and you will receive a reduced caseload for the first year of teaching. You will also receive support to enable you to achieve teacher status by gaining your certificate in education or PGCE.

Skills/experience required:
• Highly motivated plumber or gas engineer, with a range of industry experience
• A good communicator
• Either teaching experience or have supported apprentices in the workplace
• Knowledge of Microsoft IT packages
• Willingness to learn and share skills
• Well organised and good interpersonal skills
• Excellent communication skills

Qualifications required:
• You will hold a minimum of Level 2/3 in plumbing (or equivalent) and the relevant ACS or renewables competencies would be of an advantage
• Willingness to work towards teaching qualification/or to hold a teaching qualification

New to teaching? We will work with you to develop a support package tailored to your needs, which could include support to achieve Teacher Qualified Status, peer and mentor support and a reduced teaching workload for the first year of teaching.

Ideal attributes of applicant:
• Approachable
• Professional
• Well organised
• Forward thinker
• Responsive
• Flexible
• Eye for detail
• Good communicator

Benefits to support work life balance: 55 days leave per annum, College Winter Shutdown between 24thDecember and 2nd January, Flexible working options, a clear timetable for 36 weeks delivery (850 contact hours per annum).

Employee benefits on site:
• Free parking
• Onsite gym
• Motor vehicle services
• Catering
• Hair & beauty salon
• Discounted Costa
• Flu jab voucher
• Specsavers voucher
• Health & Wellbeing Support Services
• Cycle to Work scheme
• Teacher Pension Scheme
• Perkbox Benefits Platform

Any other info
If you are interested in working for Eastleigh College either in the above role or believe you have skills you can offer, please forward your CV to recruitment@eastleigh.ac.uk and we will be in touch.

Working for Eastleigh College
Eastleigh College is a leading technical and professional college in the UK. As a true ‘anchor institution’ for the region, we have worked tirelessly to deliver successful careers, business prosperity and strong communities for all our learners, partners and staff.
We are a College that looks beyond today, driven by our values. Ambition, professionalism, resilience and respect are definitely not just words on a wall here.
We have a great reputation for providing learners and staff alike with the opportunity to achieve excellence within a stimulating and supportive environment.
We employ committed, bold and tenacious staff, ensuring our learners have the best chance of success at every step of their journey with us.