Electrical Technician / Instructor – Engineering

KT1 2AQ, Kingston Upon Thames (City/Town), London (Greater)
£23,570 - £27,482 per annum, incl LA + 38 Days + Bank Holidays
03 Sep 2021
01 Oct 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

We’re now looking for an Electrical Technician / Instructor to take responsibility for the maintenance and servicing of specialist equipment and facilities in our Electrical workshop. You’ll prepare materials and provide technical support in the teaching and learning process, supporting and supervising students in the workshop.

Experience of working in a similar role, in a school or college environment is desirable, but not essential. What’s more important is knowledge of engineering practice, specifically electrical engineering, and the ability to use appropriate equipment and prepare materials. You should have recent industry experience including the latest installation and testing techniques following 17th/18th edition guidelines.

With the ability to work well with staff and learners, you will have excellent practical capability and problem-solving skills and work well under pressure, prioritising tasks effectively. You’ll have strong administration and IT skills and take responsibility for your own work and the work of other Technicians when required.

Closing date for the return of a complete online application is 19th September

The benefits package includes generous annual leave of 26 days plus up to 7 additional days over Christmas/New Year as well as an additional 5 days Wellbeing leave to enhance employees’ physical and mental health. This leave is all in addition to Bank Holiday entitlement. There is an excellent pension scheme that receives a significant financial contribution from the employer (Teachers Pensions or Local Government Pension Scheme), subsidised sports facilities and professional development and training plus a salary sacrifice cycle to work scheme.

South Thames Colleges group is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults.

The South Thames Colleges Group is made up of Carshalton College, Kingston College, Merton College and South Thames College, which merged on 1 August 2017. South Thames Colleges Group is one of London’s largest providers of post-16 education and training and is an ongoing and significant contributor to its local communities. We aim to put students’ success at the heart of everything we do.

We are looking for hard-working and collaborative people who can join our team and help challenge our students to progress and achieve.

When you click on ‘Apply’, you will be forwarded to the application page which sits on a platform hosted by an external partner called Blue Octopus who support STCG throughout the recruitment process.