Trainer/Assessor – Carpentry, Cambridgeshire

£28,500 to £33,500 annually

Posted 4 weeks ago | ref: 278191

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Carpentry Assessor

Position: Carpentry Assessor

Location: Cambridge, United Kingdom

Hours: Full time 36 hours per week

Salary: £28,500 to £33,500 annually


  • Generous holiday leave entitlement plus bank holidays
  • Generous pension scheme
  • Discounted rates on Apple products
  • Free on-site gym membership and discounted classes
  • Discounted rates on college courses
  • BUPA Health Expenses cash plan and Occupational Health services
  • Free on-site car parking
  • Exclusive discounts for high street and online stores
  • On-site restaurants, retail and coffee outlets
  • Free independent telephone counselling service with our Employee Assistant Programme
  • Staff Development opportunities.

About Us:

We’re seeking a carpentry assessor to join our vibrant team at a Further Education College in Cambridge.

Role Overview:

  • Mentor, support and countersign for trainee assessors
  • Contribute to IQA strategies that reflect the College’s IQA policies.
  • Create IQA plans and ensure that they are updated accordingly.
  • Observe, support and mentor other Assessors as identified in the IQA strategy.
  • Participate in standardisation meetings and lead where appropriate.
  • Work with WBL Managers to identify improvements that can be made to assessing and quality assurance practices.
  • Contribute and participate in external quality assurance visits.
  • Maintain good working relations with awarding organisations for regular updates on qualifications.
  • Ensure that the Assessors allocated to you keep the tracking documents up to date to ensure that internal quality assurance follows the agreed strategy.
  • Maintain an assessment and IQA caseload.

Qualifications required:

  • Qualified to a minimum level 3 (or equivalent) in Carpentry and Joinery.
  • Recognized teaching qualification or willingness to achieve one within a defined timescale.
  • Assessor qualification (essential).
  • Relevant industrial experience in wood occupations.
  • Successful teaching and assessing experience in carpentry and joinery.


  • Assessment and Feedback
  • Portfolio Examination
  • Training programmes and workshops
  • Record keeping and Documentation
  • Quality assurance
  • liaison and Communication 

Application Process:

Interested candidates should submit their application below, and a consultant will be in touch!


As a Disability Confident business we warmly encourage applications from people with disabilities. Protocol is committed to offering opportunities to people from diverse communities. If you have specific requirements or adjustments please let us know if there is anything we can do to support your application.

About Protocol

Protocol are the specialist full-service recruiter dedicated to education, training and skills. People are at the heart of everything we do. We place people first.

We’re more than a recruitment agency – we pride ourselves on our ongoing support and aftercare delivered by our expert team, and all our candidates benefit from free access to our exclusive online CPD portal, Learning Zone.

Whatever your career goals, we’ve got the right role for you. With a wide range of temporary and permanent positions available, from lecturing and training jobs to assessment and support staff roles, all with very competitive pay rates and benefits – your future is in good hands.

The Legal Bit

Protocol National ltd trading as Protocol are acting as an employment business for this position. If you are successful, Protocol is required to see evidence of your Right to Work in the UK; in addition to you applying for an enhanced DBS Certificate should you not already hold a suitable certificate registered on the DBS Update Service. The position is subject to agreement to Terms and Conditions and suitable application and reference process. As a result of the volume of applications we are currently receiving we regret that we may be unable to respond with individual feedback. If we have not contacted you within two weeks of your application being received then regretfully your application will not be taken forward on this occasion.