An outstanding College at the heart of our city:
nurturing ambition and delivering success.
POST: Lecturer: Plumbing
HOURS: 37 hours per week, 52 weeks per year
SALARY: £17,316- £31,314 per annum
ACCOUNTABLE TO: Head of Department: Construction, Engineering &
FUNCTION: To deliver student success through:
effective curriculum and lesson planning which
meets individual needs
rigorous assessment for learning
To play a significant role in the design, development and delivery of programmes of
learning which meet the needs of the College’s students and which satisfy internal and
external quality assurance criteria.
To understand the learning needs of the student population and be able to deliver
challenging and exciting learning sessions.
To be responsible for recruitment of students and the promotion of courses in the
To prepare, teach and mark as required, using value added and other data to set
To work as a co-operative course team member.
To act as Personal Tutor and agree, set and monitor SMART learning targets and use
To assist in the administration of learning and to maintain accurate records of students’
learning activities including learners’ progress, assessment schedules, schemes of work,
course reviews and induction programmes.
To engage actively in the College’s staff appraisal process.
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To undertake personal and professional development to ensure updating of occupational
competence and skills.
To play a full part in the College’s quality assurance procedures and to promote high
quality teaching and learning, maintaining and developing a variety of learning materials
which meet the needs of an equal opportunities college.
To ensure that Functional Skills are both developed through and integrated into their
To model in your day to day practice both internally and externally the philosophy and
values of the College and in particular take responsibility for promoting equality and
To carry out duties at all times in accordance with the College’s equal opportunities,
health and safety and risk management policies and procedures.
The duties of the post may vary from time to time without changing the general character of
the duties or the level of responsibilities entailed.
It is the duty of all Milton Keynes College personnel to take all reasonable care of
themselves and of other persons who may be affected by their acts or omissions.
It is the policy of Milton Keynes College to recognise and encourage the valuable and
enriching contribution which people from a range of backgrounds and experiences can bring
to the life and development of the institution. The College will, therefore, aim to provide an
education service which, in its teaching, administration and support services actively
promotes equality of opportunity and freedom from discrimination.
Milton Keynes College is committed to promoting the safety and welfare of children, young
people and vulnerable adults and this is a responsibility of all staff. All employees must
demonstrate suitability for working with children, young people and vulnerable adults. All
positions require a CRB (Criminal Records Bureau) check.
The College is also proactively committed to Sustainable Development through the learning
opportunities it delivers, its management of resources and its engagement with
In line with legislation aimed at creating a smoke-free England, the College is working
towards becoming a smoke-free environment. We will actively support those who wish to
give up smoking by providing access to information and individual support.
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Person Specification Essential (E)/ How
Desirable (D) Assessed
Minimum of a Level 3 or equivalent qualification in a relevant E A
Hold a Gas Safe qualification. E A
Hold a teaching qualification (PGCE, Cert.Ed, DTTLS) D A
Hold verifier/assessor awards (A1, V1, D32, D33 or D A
Have a good track record of excellence in teaching in schools E A
or post compulsory sector
Have proven experience of course development and delivery E A
to Level 2 in Motor Vehicle.
Have proven experience of running programmes of learning E A/SP
and delivering good success rates.
Be able to teach creatively, adapting to the needs of a variety E A/SP
of learners and be willing to explore new teaching and
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
Good working knowledge of different elements of plumbing. E A
Have proven vocational experience in plumbing, with E A
experience of solar hot water.
Able to motivate self and demonstrate a commitment to your E A
own professional development
Good communication skills both written and verbal E SP
Commitment to students and students’ success E SP
Be able to contribute, participate and share in the E SP
responsibility for the development of the department’s work
Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines E SP
Have the ability to work as part of a team and on their own E SP
Knowledge of ICLT and/or willing to learn E A/SP
Open/Reflective/Warm E SP
Enthusiastic and self-aware E SP
Creative and Flexible E SP
Team focussed E SP
Reliable, Adaptable and Dependable E SP
A = Application Form
SP = Selection Process
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