Instructor in Carpentry & Joinery

Bournemouth and Poole College

  • £25,662 - £28,488 per annum
  • Dorset / South West
  • Permanent
  • Full Time
Posted 2 weeks ago

Here at Bournemouth & Poole College, we are looking to recruit a new Instructor in Carpentry & Joinery on a full-time basis. In return, you will receive a competitive salary of £25,662 – £28,488 per annum.

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.  You will be employed through Southern Educational Professional Services Ltd; a subsidiary of the College.


The Instructor in Carpentry & Joinery Role:

As a Instructor in Carpentry & Joinery, you will deliver high quality and effective teaching and learning to Bournemouth and Poole College students. This is an instructor post which is key to support student development in the practical elements of carpentry whilst also preparing individuals for the world of work.


Responsibilities as our Instructor in Carpentry & Joinery will include:

  • Deliver excellent quality teaching and learning to a range of students
  • Ensure that workshop teaching is engaging and challenging for students
  • Support community/personal enrichment activities (including trips related to learning)
  • Preparation of materials to support delivery in workshop classroom
  • 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
  • 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 Instructor in Carpentry & Joinery, you’ll ideally have:

  • 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 carpentry.
  • 3 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


Benefits you will receive:

You will receive excellent benefits and a competitive salary:

  • 27.5 days annual leave plus bank holidays, increasing to 30.5 after 5 years’ service
  • up to 4 days additional 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 NEST Pension Scheme


If you feel you are the right candidate for this Instructor in Carpentry & Joinery role, then please click ‘apply’ now!

Closing Date: 12 June 2024

We reserve the right to close this post early if there is a high level of applicants



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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