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Lecturer- Plumbing and Gas

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Salary: £27,164 to £35,463
  • Closing date: 04th November 2021 12:00 pm
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(Reference: SMB135)

 Hours: 37hours

 Salary: £27,164 – £35,463 per annum

 An additional one-off recruitment and retention payment may be available to the right candidate dependent on skills, qualifications and experience

Based at our 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 Domestic Plumbing and Heating Lecturer with exceptional knowledge of the specific gas requirements within the heating element of the programme. You may currently be working as a plumber installing and inspecting gas boilers as well as a range of gas appliances 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. Additional “green” qualifications and experience will enhance the curriculum area so will be a benefit for you.

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 plumbing and domestic heating 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.

An additional one-off recruitment and retention payment may be available to the right candidate dependent on skills, qualifications and experience.

We offer a wide range of benefits including:

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


Our full range of employee benefits can be viewed on our website.

To apply for this position, please complete our online application form. Further details are available online from the College website.


Should you wish to have an informal conversation about the roles, the working environment and progression opportunities please contact Carolyn Haines, on 01530 836136 ext. 159 Tom Robinson, Section Head,

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.

Due to the Home Office and UK Visas & Immigration requirements on immigration and Right to Work in the UK, we can only accept job applications from Non EEA applicants whose status allows them to work and reside in the UK with no restrictions. We are unable provide applicants with sponsorship to work and reside in the UK.

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