Lecturers/Technicians in Multiple Construction Trades

Job Category: Opus Teach
Service Opus Teach
Contract Type Permanent
Location Suffolk
Job Type Full-time
Hours per week Various
Salary Annual salary: £0, TBC - dependent on role

About the job:

Are you keen to share your skills, knowledge and experience with future generations of tradespeople? Would you like a rewarding career in education?


  • Multiskills Construction Lecturer
  • Multiskills Construction Technician
  • Electrical Lecturer
  • Electrical Instructor
  • Electrical Technician
  • Plumbing Lecturer
  • Plumbing Instructor
  • Plumbing Assessor

These are exciting opportunities for you to share your professional knowledge and expertise through related subjects to a wide range of students. Candidates should be able to demonstrate enthusiasm and passion for their subject, and have the ability to encourage and inspire others.

To apply, you should have relevant, up-to-date industry expertise and have a good standard of education relevant to the role you are applying for.

These posts are based in colleges in Ipswich, but also surrounding areas.

The colleges in question are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people with the expectation that all staff need to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check.

There are both temporary and permanent roles available.

If you would like more information, or would like to apply for any of the roles mentioned, please send your CV with specification of the role you would like to be considered for.

Please call us on 03301 242801 or email [email protected] for more information and to receive a full job description for your preferred role.

Opus Teach recruit supply teachers and support staff to schools throughout Suffolk. Visit opusteach.co.uk to find out more information about our service and roles.

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We get sight of all temporary and interim vacancies for Suffolk County Council and Babergh & Mid Suffolk District Councils first. By working through Opus, you will be notified of the job opportunities before any other recruitment agencies are even aware.


We have a wealth of knowledge and experience within the public sector, with many of our employees having previously worked for and with both Suffolk County Council and Babergh & Mid Suffolk District Councils for several years.


In the last month alone, we filled 95% of jobs using our own pool of registered candidates. The remainder went out to our trusted supply chain.


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