Lecturer in Carpentry and Joinery

Bournemouth and Poole College

  • £27,545 - £38,056 per annum
  • Poole / South West
  • Permanent
  • Full Time
Posted 1 week ago

Bournemouth & Poole College have an exciting opportunity available for a Lecturer in Carpentry & Joinery to join our team based at Bournemouth on a full-time basis. In return, you will receive a competitive salary of £27,545 – £38,056 per annum plus £3,000 Golden Hello.

At Bournemouth & Poole College our staff are passionate and committed to achieve the very best outcomes for our students – we transform lives. We recognise and value our people as our most important asset in achieving each of the strategic outcomes within our College’s Strategic Plan. We believe it is through our people that an excellent student experience will be delivered, and this will have a positive impact in our local community. We value inclusion and we are committed to the promotion of equality, diversity, and inclusion, ensuring we have a diverse, skilled, and motivated workforce who are empowered and engaged. This makes our College a unique, vibrant and rewarding place to work.


The Lecturer in Carpentry & Joinery Role

As a Lecturer in Carpentry & Joinery, you will deliver high quality and effective teaching and learning to Bournemouth and Poole College students. The post holder will also act as a personal tutor to students.


Responsibilities as our Lecturer in Carpentry & Joinery will include:

  • Deliver excellent quality teaching and learning to a range of students
  • Ensure that employability and employer engagement activities are embedded into the programmes 
  • Support community/personal enrichment activities (including trips related to learning)
  • Preparation of schemes of learning, lesson plans, assignment schedules, learning materials for curriculum delivery
  • Actively promote safeguarding, equality, diversity and inclusion, and health and safety in all aspects of college life
  • Marking of students’ work with developmental feedback
  • Reporting student progress
  • Participation in curriculum development activities
  • Participation in the recruitment of students and the student admissions process
  • Representation of the College at internal and external events and meetings
  • Participation in all aspects of The College’s quality process
  • Internal verification
  • Continually maintain, undertake and meet any relevant CPD requirements
  • Liaison with parents/guardians

*The above list of duties is not exhaustive and is subject to change. The post holder may be required to undertake other duties within the scope and grading of the post.


As our Lecturer in Carpentry & Joinery, you will need:

  • NVQ level 2 or Craft certificate in Carpentry & Joinery
  • Maths and English at Level 2 equivalent or willing to work towards
  • 1st fix, 2nd fix and cut roof/trusses
  • 5 years minimum industry experience in Carpentry and Joinery
  • Knowledge of current evidence-based practice in field(s) of expertise
  • Communication skills including written and verbal
  • Competent in Microsoft Office applications
  • Excellent organisational skills, able to prioritise workloads and meet deadlines
  • Attendance at college events ie open evenings including outside of normal working hours


Benefits will include:

You will receive excellent benefits and a competitive salary:

  • 39.5 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • up to 4 days leave during the Christmas closure period
  • Free parking at all of our college sites (where spaces are available)
  • Access to Discount Schemes at multiple retailers
  • Enrolment into the Teachers Pension Scheme
  • Excellent support and career development with the help of our Teaching and Learning Coaches and Quality department


Golden Hello Up to £3,000 T&Cs apply:

  • Up to £3,000 one off incentive will be awarded based on achievement of the probation period (based on skills, experience and current salary a decision will be made at offer of the exact amount)
  • Depending on skills set and experiences linked to the job specification
  • Candidate needs to be in post for 18 months following successful completion of probation otherwise full payback will be required


If you feel you are the right candidate for this Lecturer in Carpentry & Joinery role, then please click ‘apply’ now! We’d love to hear from you!

Closing date: 12 June 2024

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.


The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults, and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to undertake appropriate safeguarding checks which includes an enhanced DBS check as well as providing proof of right to work in the UK

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