Carpentry and Joinery Assessor, Portsmouth

Highbury CollegePortsmouth
Date posted:
Start date: ASAP
Contract type: Part Time / Full Time
Salary: £29,952 fte
Contract term: Permanent

Carpentry and Joinery (C&J) Assessor  

Salary: £29,952 fte

Hours: up to 37 hours per week; part time contracts also available; working hours are flexible

Location: Highbury College, Portsmouth

Holiday: The post is entitled to 24 days leave per year plus the 3 days in the period between 24th December and 2nd January each year totalling 27 days of leave plus bank holidays. Additional leave is accrued upon length of service.

Highbury College has an opening for a positive and enthusiastic individual who has or is working towards a Carpentry qualification to Level 3 or above and who is looking to work as a C&J Assessor.  

No previous experience of working in education or as an assessor is necessary, Highbury College will provide the training necessary for you to embark on this rewarding career.

The main duties of this post are:

To mentor, guide and assess C&J Apprentices in their workplace to ensure they can demonstrate and evidence progression towards acquiring the skills and competencies to become a Carpenter and/or Joiner 

To work and liaise closely with the Employer of the Apprentice to ensure the apprentice is fulfilling the needs of both the employer and the apprenticeship framework.

Monitoring and recording of the apprentice’s progression

Assisting with related activities including attendance at open evenings and from time to time signing up the apprentice. 

What we can offer you: 

A fantastic benefits package including a competitive pension scheme where the College contributes around 19%!

An on-site Nursery for staff

A Sports Centre with gym and Sports Hall a 50% discount for staff 

Childcare voucher scheme and access to an online discount website 

The working environment: 

You will be working within a friendly and professional team 

You will be working for a College which has over 50 years of teaching and learning experience 

Flexible working hours

Further information about this role can be found in the Job Description.

Please note: If you require any additional support with the completion of your application please contact the HR department on 02392 328910 or or if you wish to discuss the role please contact Jonathan Cox on 02392 328709 

Highbury College is committed to protecting the privacy and security of your personal information. The attached Privacy Notice describes how we collect and use the personal information you provide to us, in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). If you have any questions about this Privacy Notice, please contact us on

More about Highbury College