Plumbing Lecturer

Are you an experienced Plumber or Plumbing Lecturer looking for a new challenge?

Do you enjoy passing on your knowledge and experience to the next generation of students?

Have you always wanted to live and work in an area of natural beauty and vibrant culture?

£24,120 to £30,559 full-time equivalent depending upon qualifications and experience.

Note: For salary above £30,559, the candidate must hold a formal teaching qualification, take on additional responsibilities within the department and meet enhanced performance targets.

0.8 to Full-TIme (29.6 to 37 hours per week) || Permanent

Closing Date: Sunday 24th June 2018

Consistently ranked in the top five per cent of UK Colleges for student success rates (16-18), Kendal College is seeking a highly competent and knowledgeable Lecturer to join our Construction department and help us deliver outstanding teaching and learning on our Plumbing courses.

We are looking for candidates who have had experience in working within an industrial setting and hold at least a Level 3 vocational qualification. The successful Lecturer will be capable of sharing their knowledge with our students in an engaging and informative manner that befits their passion for the subject.

Teaching experience is desirable, but we are looking for someone with the confidence to share their experience and knowledge with our students - we would provide support for gaining a formal teaching qualification alongside your work with us.

Kendal College is at the forefront of looking after our employees. Alongside our dedicated commitment to staff development, we offer a generous benefits package including:

  • a competitive pension scheme;
  • Cycle-to-Work scheme;
  • Discounted gym membership.

In addition to that, we offer unique and state of the art facilities and resources to our students that provides Lecturers with an exciting place to teach our passionate and dedicated students.


Please Download the Application Form here.

Please use the additional information section of the form to expand on any experience and skills you feel are relevant to this post.  Please note if there is insufficient clarity about how your experience and skills criteria is met, we may not be able to shortlist you.

We regret that we are unable to accept CVs in isolation but please feel free to include this as an enhancement to your official application.

If you have a disability, which means you need to receive and/or complete our application form in another format such as large print or audio tape, please contact the Personnel Department on 01539 814742.

Please return your completed application form via email to
or via post to Personnel Department, Kendal College, Milnthorpe Road, Kendal, Cumbria LA9 5AY


As a College employee you will be expected to embrace our College values and implement College policies and procedures by:

  • Seeing learners as our priority
  • Embracing equal opportunities and respecting diversity
  • Working co-operatively with colleagues
  • Respecting and valuing the work of all our stakeholders
  • Striving for continuous improvement
  • Adhering to College policies and procedures
  • Promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults


The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all learners and expects all staff to share this commitment. Employment at the college is subject to an Enhanced DBS check via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and any post in regulated activity will also be subject to an additional barred list check.

Whether you are a graduate, an experienced professional or looking for a change in career, we would like to hear from you.

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