Apprenticeship Trainer – Carpentry and Joinery

Location: Location: Ashley Down Centre however due to the nature of the role travel across the Bristol, South Gloucester and North Somerset area will be required Salary: Salary: £25,301.00 - £28,464.00 Closing Date: 3rd April 2023

Apprenticeship Trainer – Carpentry & Joinery

Salary: £25,301.00 – £28,464.00

Contract: Full time, permanent

Location: Ashley Down Centre however due to the nature of the role travel across the Bristol, South Gloucester and North Somerset area will be required

What will you be doing?

City of Bristol College is seeking to appoint a resilient, enthusiastic and proactive NVQ Assessor to join our dedicated team in the Wood Trades Department in Construction. You will be responsible for a caseload of Site Carpentry and Bench Joinery NVQ students, which will require you to visit them in their work place assessing their professional competencies, reviewing their progress on a regular basis and using an electronic portfolio system.

We are looking for someone with a minimum of 5 years of industry experience working as a carpenter or joiner and qualified to NVQ level 2 in Carpentry and Joinery. An assessor’s qualification and experience in assessing would be an advantage, though an attitude toward developing your assessing skills would be highly appreciated.

The right person needs to be confident in working in a fast-paced environment, with changing priorities.  You will be a confident communicator with the ability to build and maintain excellent working relationships with Colleagues, Students and Stakeholders both internally and externally.

Please see the Job Description for more details about the role.

What we offer

  • A generous holiday entitlement of 30 days (plus 8 bank holidays and an additional 10 closure days over Christmas)
  • Family-friendly policies including ability to work from home once trained in role for part of each week
  • Membership to the Local Government Pension Scheme with employer contributions of 16.1 %
  • A variety of online shopping discounts and offers and cash health plan
  • Great discounts on hair and beauty treatments offered on site
  • Excellent facilities including study centres, City Salon, multi-faith prayer rooms, bike storage, City Restaurant (situated at College Green and at SBSA), refectories
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Plus, a supportive package to ensure continuous professional development.

Please see our Staff Benefits Booklet for more information

About Us:

At City of Bristol College, we have one goal: to help our students succeed. We offer the widest range of academic and vocational qualifications in the area, with more than 1,000 courses available from entry to degree level.  We provide education and training to approximately 12,000 students each year. The College is made up of five centres across Bristol and each centre offers excellent, well-equipped, purpose-built facilities. In addition, we have a wide range of community partners allowing us to offer courses in venues across the city. More information about the College can be found on our website. 

We are committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community – a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed.  We aspire to have a diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from a wide range of backgrounds to apply and join us.

City of Bristol College is committed to safeguarding children and vulnerable adults. All new employees to the College are required to complete and obtain an enhanced DBS disclosure. A copy of our Safeguarding Policy can be found on the College website

Please see our Job Description, Person Specification, Conditions of Service and Applicant information for more information.

Closing date: 03/04/2023 (Midnight)

Interview date: TBC

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