Carpentry Teacher

Leek, Staffordshire
£30,619 to £41,931 per annum
30 May 2023
25 Jun 2023
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Location Buxton and Leek College

Challenging, interesting and constantly changing, the University of Derby is an exceptional place to learn and an incredibly rewarding place to work.

Ours is an extraordinary educational environment and because we specialise in identifying and developing individual potential, you can be confident you'll receive all the help and encouragement you need to build a rewarding career with lots of opportunities to progress.

Our combined higher and further education offering is spread over campuses in Derby, Buxton, Leek and Chesterfield and we have some of the best university facilities in the UK, investing more than £200 million in facilities in the last 10 years.

We achieve outstanding results for our teaching and research and with more than 34,000 people choosing to study with us every year, we depend on the dedication of a team of 2,200 academic and professional services staff.

Financially strong and seriously ambitious we offer our employees a family-friendly, rewarding career with lots of opportunities to progress.

About the role

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an individual to join the established Apprenticeship Hub within our further education college of the University of Derby. Buxton and Leek College has campuses based in Leek Staffordshire and Buxton, Derbyshire. You will join the Carpentry and manufacturing team in the specialist facility. We offer apprenticeships at Level 2 and 3 Site / Bench pathways working on delivery materials for apprenticeships standards in the carpentry.

You’ll have Industrial expertise in Carpentry/Joinery, readily apply initiative, demonstrate a commitment to working as a team member and produce work of a high quality.

This role includes delivering the new apprenticeship standards and visiting the apprentices at their employer and developing their skills, knowledge and behaviours. You’ll assess the candidates, prepare the apprenticeship standards for their end point assessment, and plan the delivery of the standards for the practical and associated learning.

You’ll also maintain records and e-portfolios, plan off the job training, maintain good relationships with apprentices and external stake holders and attend events and open days.

We have the opportunity to support people wanting to gain their teaching qualifications directly from industry and will consider people looking to start their careers in education for this role.

On appointment the job title for this position will be Carpentry Apprenticeship Instructor/Mentor

Please note that unfortunately, this role will not attract sufficient points to obtain a sponsored Skilled Worker visa under the UK Visas & Immigration points-based immigration system; however, applications are welcome from candidates who do not currently have the right to work in the UK, but who would be eligible to obtain a valid visa via another route. Please consult the Home office website for further information.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expect everyone who works for us to also share this commitment and to treat people with courtesy and respect.

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