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Lecturer in Plumbing 0.5FTE

  • Job type: Permanent, Part time
  • Salary: £13,582 - £17,731.50 per annum (based on the FTE £27,164 - £35,463 per annum)
  • Closing date: 04th November 2021 12:00 pm
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Post title: Lecturer in Plumbing

(Reference: SMB047)

Hours: 18.5 hours per week

Salary: £13,582 – £17,731.50 per annum (based on the FTE £27,164 – £35,463 per annum)

Based at our Stephenson College Coalville Campus

The SMB Group is a highly successful FE college, formed through the merger of Stephenson College and Brooksby Melton College. We are an innovative and highly responsive centre for education and training with campuses in Coalville, Melton Mowbray and Brooksby.

We are looking for a Plumbing Lecturer with the ability to deliver across the full range of the department’s provision. You may currently be working in a construction setting looking for your first job in teaching. You will have a passion for innovation, bringing new ideas and embedding new technologies into the learning environment.

Working as part of the Construction team you will be responsible for the delivery and development of courses. You will possess an excellent knowledge and understanding of the Plumbing trade and be able to plan and use a range of effective and appropriate teaching and learning techniques.

As well as your relevant experience and current knowledge, you will also be willing to obtain a relevant teaching qualification (DTLLS, PGCE or equivalent) if you do not already possess one.

We offer a wide range of benefits including:

  • Career Average Pension Scheme (Teacher’s Pension)
  • 40 days annual leave plus 8 bank holidays (pro-rata)
  • Onsite free parking at all campuses
  • Professional development to achieving a professional teaching qualification
  • Onsite gym at Coalville
  • Private Healthcare plan

Our full range of employee benefits can be see here (link to separate benefits page)

To apply for this position, please complete our online application form.

Should you wish to have an informal conversation about the roles, the working environment and progression opportunities please contact Carolyn Haines, Section Head at

We value the commitments you may have outside of work and aim to support the professional and personal wellbeing of everyone at SMB Group. Our benefits include generous annual leave, a contributory pension and an employee assistance programme. We also offer flexible working such as part time hours, job share and sessional contracts as well as a variety of professional development opportunities.

We strive to be an equal opportunities employer and actively welcome applications from all sections of the community.

We positively welcome applications form female candidates, who are currently under represented in this area.

As a Disability Confident Employer we are committed to a positive approach to employing and retaining disabled people. Disabled applicants will be guaranteed an interview where they demonstrate that they meet the essential selection criteria.

The organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all learners and expects all staff to share this commitment. Please note, all applicants will be subject to an enhanced DBS check


Important information for applicants

Guidelines on how to effectively complete our application form can be downloaded below. Before you complete the application form please read the guidance notes carefully. Click here to download the guide (PDF).

Applicants who demonstrate in their application that they possess the skills, experience and abilities required for the job stand the best chance of being shortlisted.

It is important to provide evidence that you can meet each of the requirements in the person specification, by giving specific examples.

Word Application forms are available upon request, please email