Architect Job: Teacher of Quantity Surveying

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Location: Roundhouse

Hours:37 per week

Derby College Group (DCG) supports employers across the local region and the UK, by training learners who will become the workforce of the future.  We are recruiting a Teacher of Quantity Surveying to join our Professional Construction team based at our Roundhouse Campus in Pride Park, Derby.  If you would like to visit the site and meet the team before applying, please reach out to us at

The Role

Within this role you will be pivotal to the success of the Quantity Surveying and Professional Construction provision the College delivers to 150 students from across the East Midlands.  The team you’ll be joining is energetic and diverse, with colleagues ranging from recent graduates to those with over 35 years’ experience within the construction industry to those who have been teaching with us for 6 years.

You’ll be working with learners ranging from 16 to 18 years old and adult learners on a variety of courses including Higher Technical Qualifications (Level 4 & 5), T-Levels (Level 3) and Apprenticeships (Level 3 and Level 4).  Through the delivery of engaging teaching, learning and assessment, you will ensure they gain an in depth understanding of subjects such as;

  • Tender & Procurement
  • Measuring & Estimating
  • Construction Economics & Sustainability
  • Quantity Surveying Practice
  • Other Professional Construction topics as required

 About you

You’ll hold a degree or higher in Quantity Surveying or Commercial Construction, and may have experience of working within the industry, but it is not essential that you do.  You may be a recent graduate who’s keen to use their knowledge and skills gained as part of your degree to inspire the next generation of Quantity Surveyors!

Not a qualified teacher?  No problem: you can start your teaching career with us! Pass on your skills to our students and get trained in-house.

  • We will finance your in-house training while you work
  • We will provide you with a mentor to support you through the process
  • You must be committed to obtaining the appropriate qualification within 2 years

The Benefits

  • 35 days holiday plus 8 bank holidays and 6 closure days where these occur
  • Membership of the Teachers’ Pension Scheme with a 16.48% employer contribution
  • Free onsite parking
  • Discount at our Ofsted rated ‘Outstanding’ onsite Little Explorers Nursery
  • TOTUM discount card (aka NUS/Student Discount Card) / discounted Tastecard
  • Discounts on East Midlands Railway Annual Season Tickets
  • Microsoft Office for FREE with 1TB of OneDrive cloud storage
  • Discount on treatments at SENSI our onsite salon at the Roundhouse
  • Flint Bishop Solicitors – free will writing, 1-hour free consultation with family department, 10% discount on Conveyancing services
  • Continuous development and progression opportunities
  • Free eye tests with Specsavers
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme

If you have any questions about the recruitment process, reasonable adjustments, or about the role, please contact us at

 Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging

We are committed to creating an inclusive workplace which promotes and values diversity. We welcome all talent irrespective of age, disability, neuro-divergence, sex, gender identity and gender expression, race, ethnicity, religion, belief, sexual orientation or other personal circumstances. We ensure that our policies and procedures treat all applicants consistently and fairly during our recruitment process. 

 Safeguarding statement

DCG is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and all successful applicants will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.  An online search of the preferred candidate is completed to help to identify any incidents or issues that have happened, and are publicly available online, which the college may need to explore with the candidate further. Please be advised that it is an offence to apply for this position if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.

Recruitment Agencies – We have a PSL of trusted partners to assist us when required and do not acknowledge any speculative CVs or unsolicited candidate introductions from agencies not on this list.

Job Description

Interview Dates: 4th and 5th March 2024

For further information about the role including application form please visit the vacancies section of our website via the apply link.

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