Lecturer in Carpentry & Joinery

Wiltshire College & University Centre
South West
£15000 - £35776

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Job Description

Permanenr, Full Time 37 hours per week, 52 weeks per year

Salary: £25,678 - £35,776 per annum plus a Specialist Skills Shortage Bonus of £3,000 per year pro rata (Dependant on skills, qualifications & experience)

Campus: Trowbridge, Wiltshire

About The Role

Within our Construction Department, we have a vacancy for a Lecturer in Carpentry & Joinery to join our team.

You will be responsible for delivering outstanding teaching, learning and assessment on our Level 1, Level 2 and Level 3 site carpentry and bench joinery courses.

In the role you will prepare schemes of work, lesson and assessment plans, and contribute with active enthusiasm to the wider enrichment of students. This will include supporting pastoral needs, participating in parents and open evenings, working with the community on live projects and external exhibitions, organising study trips and where relevant, supporting UCAS applications.

Enabling learners to maximise their potential, you will ensure your resource materials and teaching reflect best practice contributing to the quality of provision as measured by retention, attendance, success rates, progression, final grades, and value added.

About You

To apply for the role, you will have significant experience within the site carpentry industry and be keen to share your knowledge and skills with the next generation. You will hold a carpentry or bench joinery qualification at Level 2 or 3 and above. Ideally you will hold a teaching qualification though this is not essential.

With an enthusiastic, motivated and engaging approach you will have the theoretical and practical skills to energise students and support them to realise their goals. We are interested in hearing from individuals who are effective team players, keen to build relationships that will enrich the student experience, participate in building networks for work placements, and have the desire to work collaboratively with the immediate and wider team and community.

Closing Date: 05/02/23

Intrview Date: TBC

For further details on this role or for a discussion on opportunities with Wiltshire College please contact the recruitment team at recruitment@wiltshire.ac.uk

About Us

Wiltshire College and University Centre plays a vital role in Wiltshire’s economy, inspiring people to develop the skills they need to achieve. Our five campuses are learning hubs in their communities, and we aspire to be an outstanding, financially robust and commercially agile provider, achieving our clear social mission on behalf of leaners and employers across Wiltshire and beyond. Our turnover is around £35 million per annum, we employ some 800 staff, and support around 13,000 students.


Wiltshire College & University Centre is committed to Safeguarding. We recruit in line with the Safer Recruitment Guidance set out by the Department for Education in ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’. This includes carrying out an enhanced DBS check (which the College will pay for), including an enhanced children’s barred list check and other employment checks, which include a search of the online presence of shortlisted candidates.

At Wiltshire College and University Centre we value diversity, and we recognise that people with different backgrounds bring different perspectives, ideas, knowledge, and culture, and that this difference brings great strength. We are committed to the protection of young people and vulnerable adults and to safeguarding and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

We are proudly accredited to the Disability Confident Employer award, part of this means a commitment to interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for a job vacancy and consider them on their abilities.

Please contact us with any queries.

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