Casual Lecturers in Leathercraft (Shoemaking or Saddlery)






£18.50-£28.50 per hour salary dependent on teaching qualification and based on Teaching and Learning scales.

Closing date:

17 March 2024

Capel Manor College

Job Title: Casual Lecturer in Leather Craft (Shoemaking and Saddlery)

Location: Enfield

Contract Type: Casual

Hours per week: variable hours

Salary: £18.50-£28.50 per hour inclusive of London Weighting

Over the last 50 years, Capel Manor College has helped thousands of school leavers and adults achieve their dream of working with animals, plants and the environment.  As London’s environmental college, the College plays a vital role in the green agenda for the capital, equipping the next generation of land-based sector workers with the skills and knowledge needed to preserve and protect London’s wildlife, national parks and green spaces. 

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and experienced person to join the team at Capel Manor College delivering Saddlery and/or shoemaking courses including our full time and weekend part time provisions.

The successful candidate will have a relevant qualification in saddlery/shoemaking, demonstrating knowledge of the design process through to the finished product and a keen interest to develop their skills in leathercraft. Experience in the leathercraft and saddlery industry is essential and a network of contacts that can support the learners and the course is desirable. The motivation to look forward, research, develop and implement new concepts and ideas in this specialist area is key to future credibility and student success.

The ideal candidate will have a passion for teaching and for sharing their knowledge and experience with the next generation. They will be supportive of all students and believe in the college’s core values in nurturing a positive learning environment with equal opportunity and diversity at its core.  Strong administrative skills will be required to underpin the more creative aspects of teaching and learning.  The motivation to work supportively within a team, value and respect others at all times and enthusiastically pursue continual personal development are essential characteristics of the person we are looking to employ.

What’s in it for you?

We offer the opportunity to help develop your skills and knowledge in a friendly team environment, plus a range of benefits including generous annual leave, a defined benefit pension scheme (Teacher’s Pension Scheme for Lecturing roles and Local Government Pension Scheme for Support roles), employee assistance programme and full access to Capel Gardens.

 Equality, diversity and inclusion

Capel Manor College is committed to creating and promoting an equal, diverse and inclusive workforce that enables those working at the College to achieve their full potential.  We are committed to achieving a truly representative workforce and therefore welcome applications from all sections of the community.


We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of our students and expect everybody working for the College to share this commitment. We actively seek DBS clearance checks for applications of employment as part of our safeguarding procedures.

Closing Date: 5pm on Sunday 17 March 2024

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