Salary £28,840 - £35,541 (37 Hours per week, 52 Weeks per year)
We’re looking to recruit a talented painting & decorating professional to ensure our learners are ready for the real world of high-quality interior work!
Whether you’ve taught before, trained up apprentices on-site, or simply enjoy passing on your knowledge and skills, we’ll fully support you every step of the way as you start an exciting new career at The Sheffield College.
You’ll be joining one of the most dynamic & forward-thinking construction departments in Further Education. With amazing workshops, a brand-new innovation centre in the works, and manageable learner numbers to ensure a quality experience.
It’s not all about what you can do for us, if you don't already hold them we'll support you to gain a fully funded level 5 teaching qualification, and you’ll also get a whopping 42 Days annual leave per year (+Bank Holidays) as well as 23.68% Teacher pension contribution!
Thinking about applying? To arrange a casual chat about what your route to becoming a lecturer with us would look like, email your details to
Day-to-day, you will be:
Teaching painting & decorating at a range of different levels
Helping develop our provision to ensure relevancy to the real world of site work
Engaging in an industry-leading CPD programme to expand your skills
Undertaking in-house teacher training with the aim of gaining formal teaching qualifications if not already held
After your first year with us, success in this role would look like:
Built student skills to a high level in preparation for industry
Helped forge relationships with employers and other external organisations
Enthusiastically engaged with CPD to develop your skills and grow your career
We welcome all applicants who believe they would be a good fit. Though ideally, you will:
Be time-served with strong hands-on experience in painting & decorating
Hold a relevant qualification, preferably at level 2 or 3
Have or be willing to work towards a formal teaching qualification within 12 months of starting
Interested in the role? Need a hand with the application form? Any questions?
Please feel free to drop us an email at or give us a call on (0114 260 2600) with any questions and we’ll be happy to help in any way we can.
We appreciate your interest and look forward to getting to know you!
Closing date: 30/11/23
Interview: W/C 04/12/23
As a Leaders in Diversity employer, we encourage applications from everyone and value diversity in our workforce. Also, as a Disability Confident Leader, we are committed to removing barriers for applicants with a disability during our recruitment process, upon appointment and as an employee.
We are an employer who is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of students. Successful applicants will be required to have an enhanced DBS check and will be subject to safer recruiting procedures.
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The Sheffield College is all about people. Whether that is our 14,000 students, our staff (over 1,300 employees) or our partners, and we're thrilled that you are interested in becoming one of those people.
As an anchor institution in the city of Sheffield, we are focussed on achieving our vision of being a consistently great college by 2025.
Our people are our biggest asset here at The Sheffield College, and we make sure to invest in their professional development and success so that we can continue to achieve and deliver for our students, partners, and wider community. Offering multiple benefits and a willingness to explore flexible working to ensure that The College is the right fit for you.
We pride ourselves on a strong “can-do” culture and team spirit, regularly coming together to overcome challenges and to celebrate our achievements. No matter which team you find yourself in, you will be joining a fantastic body of staff whose commitment and dedication are driven by recognition of the vital role and positive impact that our further education college has on many people’s lives.