Plumbing Lecturer

The Sheffield College
Yorkshire & Humber

Job Description

While we would love to hire an experienced Lecturer (and please, give us a shout if that’s you) we also know that we would have more luck getting a sparky to tidy up.

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Are you a qualified Plumber thinking about coming off-the-tools?

Looking for a better work/life balance and less abuse on the knees?

As a Plumbing Lecturer with us, you’ll be giving young people in your local community a future by getting a trade under their belt and making sure they keep British construction thriving for years to come.

It’s also warm. and dry.

A career in teaching is the perfect next step to use the skills you’ve learned over the years in a role where you’ll find genuine fulfilment in knowing you’re making a real difference.

If you haven’t taught before: don’t worry, maybe you’ve coached young people in sports or trained up apprentices? It’s all about being the right kind of person - if you have any questions feel free to drop us an email at and we’ll get back asap.

As a public sector education institution it’s difficult to compete on pay with what we know many qualified Plumbers can make in Industry - there’s no hiding it.

What we do offer, however, is outstanding benefits such as an amazing pension package, great annual leave allowances, sociable working hours and fully funded teacher training with the aim of supporting you in gaining relevant educational qualifications.

All while being a genuinely cracking place to work (with lovely colleagues!) and a great way to use your trade to change young people's lives.

As a Lecturer With The College, You Can Expect

  • A whopping 17.7% Pension contribution from us!
  • 43 days annual leave entitlement plus bank holidays (50 Days total)
  • Free Parking
  • Excellent Employee Assistance Service from Health Assured
  • Car lease scheme
  • Cycle-to-work scheme
  • Optional Healthcare scheme with Westfield Health
  • Huge staff discounts with a TOTUM card, including huge discounts from JD Sports, Lyle & Scott, Shuh, Footlocker and Bohoo Man plus awesome deals on Travel, Tech, and Fitness.
  • Transave credit union

Working with us

Our goal at The Sheffield College is simple - to provide the best possible future for every single one of our 14,000 students.

We’re not daft - we know that our greatest asset in achieving this goal is the brilliant people who build their careers with us, that’s why we strive to make The Sheffield College a place where people genuinely want to work.

There’s a reason our staff turnover is so low, nobody seems to want to blooming leave!

Development & Opportunities

It’s not just our students who we want to see move onwards & upwards, we have a strong culture of internal mobility and continuous professional development, ensuring we give back much more than just a salary to the dedicated people who work with us.

Next steps

Closing date: 27/11/22

Shortlisting date: 28/11/22

Interview: 01/12/22

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 are 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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