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Lecturer in Electrical Installation

  • Location: Tonbridge and Ashford
  • Salary: £24,202 - £32,463 per annum + a market supplement up to £3,500
  • Hours: 37 hours per week, 52 weeks per year
  • Closing date: 20 Sep 2019

2 posts available- 1FTE at Tonbridge and 1FTE at Ashford.

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Do you want to work for a dynamic and growing organisation? The Hadlow Group provides excellence in education through its Colleges in Kent; Hadlow College, West Kent College and Ashford College,  and offers a range of further and higher education  and professional courses in land based and general subjects.

About the role

We are looking for an experienced Lecturer in Electrical Installation to work as a member of our rapidly developing team to deliver a co-ordinated, integrated learning programme ensuring that students receive a high quality learning experience and achieve success.


You will be required to teach electrical installation to a range of students of all abilities and ages, as well as one or more Functional Skills across the area as required. You will need to prepare and deliver lectures and other associated learning materials in a professional and competent manner. The provision includes City and Guilds Level 2, Level 3, the advance apprenticeships and part time short courses.


You will need to have a Level 3 qualification in an appropriate craft/technical discipline (Electrical Installation), or equivalent. A Teaching Qualification, e.g. DTTLS, PGCE, Certificate of Education or equivalent is essential (or the desire to achieve). An Assessor’s award is required. It is desirable to hold an IQA/IV award.  


You will also need to hold the Inspection and Testing and 17th Edition Wiring regulations qualifications and the AM2 certificate.  You must have broad experience of working within the Construction industry and an ability to demonstrate a good level of knowledge and understanding in your craft or technical subject area.


Working with us

In return, the College offers many benefits including access to competitive pension scheme, generous annual leave entitlement and Childcare Vouchers.

West Kent and Ashford College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our users and expects all staff to share this commitment, in order for all to achieve their full potential. Successful applicants will be required to undertake satisfactory pre-employment checks including a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check and provide proof of their right to work in the UK. Where applicable a prohibition check will be carried out.

Apply today

To apply for this job, please complete an application form on the College website.

You are required to complete an application form as we do not accept CVs.

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When applying for this role, please reference the WEST KENT AND ASHFORD COLLEGE as your application source when asked.

Due to the volume of applications we receive it is impossible to inform all applicants if they have been short listed:  therefore if you have not heard from us within 14 days of the closing date you can assume that you have not been successful.

West Kent College is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

Finance Support to Obtain a Teaching Qualification

West Kent and Ashford College recognise talent and wants to encourage applicants from a diverse range of backgrounds. 

If you have been working in industry, you may have just the skills, experience and expertise we are looking for to teach the next generation. As such, we want to help you develop your teaching career and will support you in doing so.

We want to ensure the best quality of teaching for our students and we expect all unqualified Lecturers and Assessor to complete a Diploma in Education and Teaching (DET) (or equivalent) and we ask that new staff enrol on the first available course. 

As well as offering excellent training facilities, the College will support you with a reduced teaching commitment in your first year, generous annual leave entitlement, access to the Teachers’ Pension Scheme. On top of this, the College offers financial support when you complete Initial Teacher Training course via West Kent and Ashford College. You will receive £600 at the end of your first year of employment at the College as a fully qualified teacher and £750 at the end of the second year of employment.