Nottingham College

Lecturer in Carpentry & Joinery

Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
£28,281 to £35,500 per annum
19 Oct 2021
31 Oct 2021
Job Level
Job Function
Academic Support
Contract Type
Full Time


  • Kia Car Scheme
  • Annual Travel Passes Scheme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Access to the Teachers Pension Scheme
  • Access to Additional Annual Leave
  • Discounts
  • Access to NUS/TOTUM Discount
  • Employee Assistance Helpline


664 Nuthall Road, Basford, Nottingham, NG8 6AQ

Supporting documents

We have opportunities within the growing Construction Faculty for experienced Carpentry & Joinery Lecturers who are able to:

  • Collaborate with colleagues in developing, implementing and evaluating innovative strategies to enhance the student experience at Nottingham College.
  • Ensure all opportunities for employer involvement and support is maximised for the benefit of our students.
  • Ensure learners are equipped with the skills and abilities necessary for them to progress to further study or work. Collaborate with Faculty colleagues to ensure a dynamic and responsive curriculum offer is delivered to the highest quality.
  • Motivate and inspire individual students to exceed their expectations and goals. Ensure learners produce the highest level of work and are empowered to take ownership of their studies to achieve excellent results.
  • To contribute to and participate in quality assurance initiatives as appropriate, which will include classroom observation activities.
  • Contribute towards the delivery of a high quality educational experience for all students. To plan, prepare and deliver teaching sessions and academic tutorials, alongside marking, assessing and recording students’ progress.

The successful candidate should have relevant educational/training experience in addition to proven site, domestic, commercial or industrial experience. You also need to demonstrate an enthusiastic approach to teaching, learning and assessment. In this role you will lecture and assess on a range of Carpentry & Joinery qualifications to both full time and apprentice students. Our provision in this area ranges from Level 1 to Level 3 so you will need to possess skills to deliver across these courses/levels.

The successful candidate will hold a relevant Carpentry & Joinery Qualification (either NVQ level 2/3 or other equivalent level 2/3 qualification). Ideally you will hold a teaching qualification, however, if you don’t we will support you to gain one.

The post will be shortlisted against the essential and desirable criteria at application stage from the person specification. Please ensure that you have a look at this specification attached to the Role Profile and complete your application directly from this, as these specifications are an integral part of the selection process.

For further details on this post which the job description and person specification cannot answer for you, please contact Rob Moore, Faculty Area Manager by email

Interviews/assessments are planned for 12 November 2021

Our values mean we work together, as One Team. As One Team in our commitment to creating an inclusive environment, promoting inclusivity and respect with a culture that supports our college community of staff and students to achieve their full potential and celebrate all aspects of diversity. Achieving our aim to be an employer of choice will be through striving to lead an environment that is free from discrimination, harassment, bullying and victimisation.

We believe that a diverse workforce leads to an organisation that is more innovative, more creative and gets better results. We want our workforce to represent the diversity of the people and communities that we serve. We also want our workplace to be one where different experiences, expertise and perspectives are valued and where everyone is encouraged to grow and develop. We are happy to consider any reasonable adjustments that successful candidates may need.

Nottingham College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the wellbeing of our students and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Background checks including employer references and an enhanced DBS check will be required for this role.

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

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