Bricklaying Lecturer

Discipline: Teaching Staff
Salary: £22,647 - £37,553
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Job ref: 010603
Published: 9 months ago
Deadline for Application: 22 Oct 2023 12:00

Due to course growth, we have a fantastic opportunity for a Lecturer in Bricklaying to join our Construction & Engineering department. The successful candidate will be expected to work with the Head of Department (HOD)/Curriculum Academic Manager (CAM) and Team Leaders (TL) – (The Management Team) in delivering an outstanding student experience. We welcome applicants that are new to teaching, or are currently working within industry and interested in a career change.


The successful candidate will be joining our passionate and approachable Construction & Engineering department, whom will be on hand for support throughout the role.


Responsibilities include:


  • To teach on courses specified by the management team in and out of College premises
  • To assist the management team in delivering high learning value, financially efficient programmes (including physical resource management) and to lead on innovation and efficiency in the delivery of learning
  • To be responsible for student’s academic progress, wellbeing, behaviour management and careers and pastoral guidance throughout their learning journey
  • To seek out and respond to the student voice – seeing students as primary stakeholders in their learning
  • To help students develop modern, safe working practices and behaviours – in both technical (vocational skills) and employability skills.
  • To participate actively in the enrolment, monitoring, profiling and assessment of students
  • To proactively develop and promote close links with employer/industry partners
  • To create enriching, effective and inspirational programmes of learning that expose our students to real-life work experiences – including on and off campus
  • To treat students as individuals and develop personalised learning plans that drive their progress in learning, scaffold them to meet and exceed their targets and enable them to reach their career goals

For the full job description and person specification, please click here

The Ideal Candidate


The ideal candidate will be learner and quality focused with a commitment to our vision of working together to transform lives. They should be able to contribute to our journey to Outstanding, creating a positive working and study environment, and, Equity, Diversity & Inclusion should be embedded within their core values.


Education & Training


  • Relevant industry and/or vocational experience in the subject specialism being taught  – Bricklaying

  • Minimum Level 3 qualification in Bricklaying or equivalent subject

  • Minimum of Level 2 qualification, or equivalent competency, in Math and English or willingness to achieve in a specified timescale

  • A recognised teaching qualification (for example, QTLS) or willingness to work towards a qualification. *

* If you do not hold a recognised teaching qualification, you will be supported to undertake one. You must agree to complete this within two years of employment.



  • A proven track record of industry practice, demonstrating personal achievement and professionalism.
  • Leading partnership work with external stakeholders to deliver projects, trips, visits and employer engagement
  • Experience of teaching bricklaying to level 3 as a minimum within a teaching/training environment Ability to methodically plan student progress and record effectively.
  • Theoretical and practical knowledge to teach a range of topics within specified subject area


For an informal discussion about the role, please email


We reserve the right to close this vacancy early depending on the level of interest and number of applications so early application is advised.


Bradford College

At Bradford College our ambition is to transform the lives of our learners, help them to aim higher and support them to achieve their goals.

Located in the heart of Bradford, we offer a wide range of courses at varying levels, with something to suit everyone. Undergraduate to postgraduate and professional qualifications to distance learning and short community courses.

Our aim is to attract and retain knowledgeable, passionate and focused individuals who can inspire, motivate and support both learners and colleagues. With a can-do attitude and desire for continuous self-improvement, you could make a difference to the lives of everyone at Bradford College.


Benefits of working at Bradford College:

  • Generous annual leave entitlement – equivalent to 44 days holidays, plus bank holidays
  • Additional college closure days, including 2-week Christmas closure
  • Teachers’ Pension scheme, with a generous 23% employer contribution
  • Annual salary reviews
  • Career progression opportunities – 54% of all vacancies are filled internally
  • Free sports and gym facilities
  • Free wellbeing initiatives and access to our exclusive staff indoor and outdoor wellbeing space
  • Confidential employee assistance service and on-site mental health first aiders
  • Access to Bradford College benefits hub, offering retail, travel, leisure and dining discounts and cashback
  • Discounts on greener travel – cycle to work scheme & local MetroCard and Northern Rail discounts
  • Access to hair and beauty treatments in our student-led Signature Spa
  • On-site dining facilities, including our award-winning Grove restaurant
  • A host of training development opportunities
  • Fantastic campus facilities, a short walk to public transport links in the heart of the City of Culture 2025
  • The opportunity to work for an organisation that is truly committed creating a better future for all through education and training.


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*If you have the drive to further develop your skills and abilities, you will be given the support and opportunities you need to enhance your career. This includes access to in-house training and CPD, professional and academic qualifications and mentoring.


Bradford College is committed to supporting and promoting diversity and inclusion amongst our staff and student body. We promote applications across all sections of the community, recognising the benefits a diverse workforce can bring and therefore particularly encourage applications from groups which are underrepresented in our workforce.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults and expect staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Pre-employment checks will be undertaken for this post including a check with the Disclosure and Barring Service.


Please be aware it is a criminal offence to apply for this post if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity in connection to children and vulnerable adults.