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Carpenter & Joiner - Trainee Lecturer

Carpenter & Joiner - Trainee Lecturer

Posted 14 October by Partnership Jobs
Organisational Information

MidKent College is at the heart of the education sector in South East England, and a College which Ofsted recognised as Good for overall effectiveness, in a November 2018 inspection.

As a progressive student-centred College, we are now looking for a Carpenter & Joiner to train as a Lecturer.

Details of the role

Are you an industry professional who understands the latest skills, techniques, approaches and equipment that sets the standards in your sector, with a Level 3 vocational qualification in Carpentry and Joinery?

If so, we are delighted to offer an opportunity to experienced industry professionals who can bring their expert technical knowledge and skills to work at MidKent College. You do not need to have any previous teaching experience. Our 'Tools to Teaching initiative is part of a national programme funded by the Department for Education, which will support successful candidates in achieving the Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training (DET) or an equivalent/higher level qualification.

Job requirements

Have you:
- Worked for a minimum of three years in your area of vocation (Trade)?
- Considered applying to become an FE teacher?
- Worked in industry, or have been within the past 18 months?

Do you want to:
- Train towards a substantive teaching qualification, i.e. a Level 5 Teaching Qualification (DET)?
- Work a minimum of 18.5 hours per week?

If yes, we will provide the following:
- Intensive support and a reduced workload for team teaching and shadowing for up to 144 hours.
- The full cost of undertaking a teaching qualification (a Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training (DET)).
- Potential for you to earn up to £40,000 per annum.
- Good pension.
- Excellent annual leave arrangements.
- CPD and flexible working.

Contact Information

For an informal chat, please call Sarah Mott, onbetween 9.30 to 15.00, Monday to Thursday or alternatively leave a message and your contact details and we will call you back.

To hear from professionals around the South East who decided to switch from Tools to Teaching or to visit our information page click the following links:


Commitment to Safeguarding

We are committed to the safeguarding of all our students and staff. This means everyone who works here is required to actively protect them from preventable harm. Our recruitment and selection process includes background checks which will be undertaken on the successful applicant, including an enhanced DBS, and in your application you are required to demonstrate how you meet the Colleges requirements on safeguarding.

The background checks will be carried-out in accordance with the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Code of Practice. The DBS helps employers make safer recruitment decisions and prevent unsuitable people from working with vulnerable groups, including children. We operate in accordance with the DBS Code of Conduct and Privacy Policy. You can access both of these documents at -vacancies

Commitment to Equal Opportunities

As a proud user of the disability confident scheme the College is committed to equal opportunities and celebrates the diversity of staff and students. As part of our commitment to the scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for a vacancy.

We welcome applications from anyone wishing to work flexibly and those considering a return to work from a career break.

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