Technician/Instructor in Construction - Carpentry

Abingdon and Witney College

£25,238 (Annual)

Apply now
No candidate will meet every single desired qualification / criteria. If your experience looks a little different from what we've identified and you think you can bring value to the role, we'd love to learn more about you!

If this role interests you apply below or you can send your cv to

£25,238 - £25,845 per annum,

37 hours per week

The working pattern is Monday to Thursday 7.5 hours per day, Friday 7 hours per day

52 weeks per annum

Abingdon Campus


We are excited to announce a new opportunity for an enthusiastic and well-organised Construction Instructor/Technician to join our thriving team at the Construction Skills Centre, Abingdon Campus. As our department continues to grow, we are looking for a dedicated individual passionate about working in the education sector and supporting students in developing practical construction skills.

We are looking for someone who is qualified to a minimum of level 2 in a recognised construction trade. A requirement is that you are willing to support across all the trade areas we offer, these include; plumbing, electrical installation and wood trades to which training and support will be provided. To be successful in this role it is important that you are a good communicator and enthusiastic about working in the Education sector.

Some of the main duties will include supporting the teachers in the workshop developing students' practical skills, supervising students, ordering materials, stock taking along with general duties to ensure the workshops are kept to a high standard. It is essential you are able to work within a team. The ideal candidate will be confident and must enjoy working with students of all ages, especially those aged 16-18.

In return, Abingdon & Witney College offer excellent benefits to our employees including generous pension and holiday schemes (with potential Christmas closure days), continued professional development, flexible working options, corporate gym membership, cycle/tech scheme and much more.

Closing date: 7th July 2024 (Midnight)

*Abingdon and Witney College reserve the right to close all applications before posted closing date

AWC values diversity and encourages applications from all sections of the community. We are committed to safeguarding and expect all our employees and volunteers to share this commitment. We are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and all appointments are subject to satisfactory clearances including enhanced DBS checks.

Abingdon and Witney College are committed to safer recruitment practices. In addition to our pre-employment checks, we will conduct an online search. This includes checking Google main results feed as well as the ‘News’ and ‘Images’ tab.  We will be checking for any publicly available information that suggests the applicant may not be suitable to work with children or young/vulnerable people or content that could potentially damage Abingdon and Witney College’s reputation. This may include inappropriate posts, comments or images displaying evidence of offensive or inappropriate behaviour, jokes or language, discriminatory comments, inappropriate photos, drug or alcohol misuse. 

In order to apply, please go to our Abingdon and Witney College website where you will be able to complete our online application form:



Abingdon and Witney College


£25,238 (Annual)

Ends on 23 Jul 2024

31 days ago