Lecturer – Adventure Pathways Scheme

Fort William, Highland
Teaching salary scale T3-5: £27,925 - £30,415 per annum* (pro-rata)
08 May 2018
21 May 2018
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Full-time or part time pro-rata basis – 37 hours per week, 52 weeks, hours to be discussed at interview.

*With placement dependent on qualifications, pay award pending. 

The School of Adventure Studies is part of West Highland College UHI, located near Ben Nevis, at the hub of the Outdoor Capital of the UK®. The Adventure Pathways Scheme is a successful undergraduate degree curriculum, giving opportunities for students to study Adventure Tourism Management, Adventure Education, Adventure Performance and Coaching or Marine and Coastal Tourism, which can lead to professional careers in the growing Adventure Sector.

West Highland College UHI is looking to recruit Lecturers on our Adventure Pathways degree programmes. Applicants should have a background in Geography and/or Environmental Education for our Outdoor and Adventure Education programme; also a business specialist for our Adventure Tourism Management programme. The roles will involve the preparation, teaching, assessment and leadership of modules across the BA (Hons) Adventure Pathways Scheme, and within the BA (Hons) Adventure Education degree programme. The post holder may also be required to contribute to practical outdoor activities, research, student support, technical support and other activities within the School of Adventure Studies.

An Honours degree in a relevant subject is essential, along with a wide knowledge and understanding of the adventure sector and of the specialist discipline. Professional experience in various disciplines within the adventure sector would also be advantageous, and a relevant postgraduate and/or teaching qualification is highly desirable.

The posts offer a unique opportunity to engage in a dynamic, fast growing and vibrant community of staff and students, based in a location that is rich in access to adventure activities.

To apply, please upload your completed application form via the link below. 

Closing date: Monday 21st May 2018 at 12 noon.