JOB VACANCY: Lecturer in Plumbing

February 1, 2021

Lecturer in Plumbing

£33,886 to £41,388 per annum, inclusive of enhanced London Weighting Allowance

Full Time, Permanent

JOB VACANCY: Lecturer in Plumbing

“I never thought I would become a teacher after working in industry for so many years, but it has been a great move for me. I enjoy working at the college and learn new skills each week. The college has encouraged me to get my teaching qualification and seeing students' progress gives you a really good feeling.” Barry, Electrical & Plumbing Lecturer at UCG

“The college has given me the chance to learn new skills in a trade that I've always been interested in. The teachers show me what plumbing work is done on construction sites and in homes. I have not only gained a qualification, I have just got an apprenticeship with a local plumbing company!” Kaine Evans, Level 2 Diploma in Plumbing student

We are seeking ambitious, outstanding candidates to join our teaching staff at United Colleges Group. We are a forward-thinking education provider and our mission is to deliver outstanding, world class education and skills.
UCG is based at the heart of the education sector in London.  With a combined turnover of c£50m, the Group has both the ambition and strength to create a lasting difference in the local communities it serves, and beyond.

United College Group is one of very few training centres in the London region to have the fully accredited equipment and facilities to train within Engineering, Construction & the Built Environment. We are considered a leading London training provider in these specialisms. 

As a result, students and apprentices from the boroughs and wider community join the College to receive training from highly experienced experts in the sector. 

Our mission is to provide all our learners with the very best knowledge and to break down any barriers to learning. We pride ourselves on enabling our learners to work ‘individually’ in ‘true to life’ situations. We deliver a learning experience that is unique, enjoyable and rewarding. 

The successful candidates should have a degree (or equivalent) in a related area. You should also be familiar with the current BTEC and City & Guilds curriculum and we encourage applications from teachers with a broad range of disciplines both in practice and theory

You will have sound organisational skills, your ability to work cooperatively and contribute positively and creatively to a team is also essential. We also welcome candidates with industry experience, and you will have the opportunity to work towards a teaching qualification. The role will require you to work towards a recognised Level 4 teaching qualification (PGCE/CertEd) or be willing to work towards a Level 5 teaching qualification upon appointment.   

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In return, the Group can offer generous annual leave, a defined-benefit pension scheme, an interest-free season ticket loan, cycle scheme, free sight tests, enhanced maternity and paternity leave schemes and many other benefits.

If you’re ready to join a Group that has the resources to develop the talents of both students and staff, you can find more information on this role and details on how to apply by visiting the “Work With Us” section on our website:  Alternatively, you can e-mail us on for an information pack and application form, quoting the job reference.
The College is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment.  Successful applicants will be subject to full-vetting procedures including an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Services Check.

Closing date: 12 noon, Monday 22nd February 2021.


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