Lecturer in Construction Carpentry & Joinery

Hours of work: 37 hours per week

Salary: £26,018 - £27,585 per annum (Unqualified)

             £30,136 - £33,911 per annum (Qualified)

Market forces payment could be accessible for a fully qualified, suitably experienced/exceptional candidate. This can be discussed at interview/offer.

Location: Castleford WF10 4UA

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Lecturer in Construction Craft Bricklaying or Carpentry and Joinery to join the Construction Team, where you will teach Construction Craft activity in both the workshop and classroom environment to develop learners’ practical skills and knowledge to support achievement and progression to employment within the Construction sector.

Our purpose-built Castleford Campus has superbly equipped workshops and specialist rooms available, which will provide a learning environment to support both skills and behaviours that employers within the Construction Sector require.

We are looking for a motivated applicants who are enthusiastic about working with young people, adults and employers and has a passion for construction and their qualified field.

As a Lecturer in Construction Craft Bricklaying or Carpentry and Joinery, you should:

- Be qualified to Level 2 / 3 in a Construction Craft related subject

- Hold GCSE A* - C / 9 - 4 in Maths and English or level 2 equivalent

- Experience of working with 16–18-year-olds, ideally in a teaching capacity

For further details, please refer to the job description and person specification above.

New to Teaching?

Are you an industry specialist qualified in Construction?

If you are a good team player and have a comprehensive knowledge of your industry and would like to get into teaching, then this opportunity could be for you. 

We are looking for people with excellent communication skills, drive and enthusiasm, qualified in their specific subject area and who would like to pass their knowledge and skills on to our students.

If you have not previously worked within the Education sector but have considered a career move, you may be suitable for the Department of Education - Taking Teaching Further initiative, which employs industry specialists direct into Further Education. You will receive an enhanced support package whilst you gain a Teaching Qualification.

This opportunity can be discussed at the interview stage.

See what we have to offer and come and join us….

Benefits include:

-Generous Annual Leave (37 days annual leave + bank holidays + 5 College closure days)

-Personal and Professional Development opportunities

-Teacher development programme

-Discounted Metro Card Scheme

-Good Pension Scheme

-Access to Employee Assistance Programme

-Reduced price personal gym membership

-Access to a wide range of high street discounts

-Annual Staff Recognition Awards

Closing date: Thursday 29 September 2022

Interview date: 14 October 2022


Transforming lives through learning …

… by enabling young people, adults and employers to fulfil their potential.

Wakefield College is committed to safeguarding the welfare of all students and this post will be subject to Enhanced Disclosure from the DBS. 

We aim to develop a workforce that reflects the diverse community we serve and positively encourage applications from all.