Lecturer in Carpentry and Joinery

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Full Time
Education and Training
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Education and Training, Engineering
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Lecturer in Carpentry and Joinery

Location – Rotherham

Salary - Up to £36,413 per annum including £5K Market Force Supplement DOE


Do you have outstanding experience in carpentry and joinery? Are you looking to pass your valuable knowledge on to the next generation?

We have an amazing opportunity in Rotherham, especially for a joinery professional to make a career change; down with the “tools” and into the classroom to share your knowledge and expertise influencing the next generation of skilled carpenters. 


As the Lecturer in Carpentry and Joinery, you will…

  • Plan and prepare, teach, and assess a range of courses and learning programmes, appropriate to your skills and qualifications.
  • Undertake the necessary administrative tasks associated with your role.
  • Prepare students for higher levels of study (including Higher Education) and vitally for the world of work, developing specific vocational work and employability skills through the curriculum.
  • Work with the Pastoral and Progression Coach and course team to make sure every student is prepared for life beyond their studies and is able to achieve their future education and career ambitions, as well as actively promote work experience opportunities in conjunction with work experience coordinators.
  • Play an important role in providing pre and on-course guidance that supports learners through to successful outcomes.
  • Keep up-to-date records and be responsible for student attendance, punctuality, support needs, tracking of assignments/tests, unit completion etc.
  • Have overall responsibility for the academic and pastoral care of a group or groups.
  • Set targets using an electronic individual learning programme (eILP) for each student
  • Monitoring and tracking of enrollment, registration, and exam claims.


All work carried out must satisfy external body requirements and be in line with policy and procedure.


Skills and Experience

  • Previous experience of teaching/training
  • You will hold a vocational qualification at Level 3 or above, as well as a relevant teaching qualification and assessors award, or be willing to work towards.
  • Be able to transfer practical experience into useful learning activities
  • Excellent communication skills and strong work ethic
  • Organised and able to meet deadlines with multiple projects happening concurrently
  • Exceptional communication skills with students, teachers, parents, and more
  • Strong attention to detail



  • Access to teachers pensions scheme pension
  • Up to 50 days annual leave per year including bank holidays & closure during Christmas period
  • Access to gyms, restaurants, and salons
  • Staff health & well-being and benefits schemes including in-house Occupational Health service
  • Full, part-time, and flexible working hours available in many roles
  • Parking available at all sites
  • Fantastic career development opportunities including funding for teacher training, apprenticeships and various other industry recognised qualifications


To find out more about the position, please apply and we will be in touch to discuss the role in more detail.



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