North Highland College UHI

Assistant Director of Learning and Teaching Engineering, Technology and the Built Environment

Thurso, Highland
£50,000 per annum
09 Jan 2019
28 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

The North Highland College UHI is a partner college within the University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI). We are a successful multi-campus college with a distinctive ethos and character that delivers high quality training and education in three specialist areas: Further Education, Higher Education and Research within a complex political, structural and financial environment.

We are looking to appoint a high performing professional with the ability and personal drive to lead curriculum change and development within the Engineering, Technology and Built Environment department, ensuring that both the College and Regional curriculum remains strategically and academically strong and financially viable. The post is located at our prestigious Engineering, Technology and Energy Centre (ETEC) within our Thurso campus.

You must possess a relevant Honours Degree and have significant, successful experience of teaching in a Further and Higher Education Environment and health and safety management. If you can demonstrate strong leadership skills and have a proven record of success, the ability to lead, motivate and support staff and students and have the vision to identify and develop new opportunities in curriculum delivery then we would like to hear from you.

You must:

  • Have a sound knowledge of the major aspects of Scottish Government policy for tertiary education and economic development
  • Have a sound and current understanding of HE/FE funding methodologies and appropriate methods of maximising income
  • Show that you have excellent interpersonal and communication skills that are underpinned by a pragmatic and robust commercial and financial acumen
  • Be able to embed a culture of continuous review and improvement to ensure the best experiences for our learners and a sustainable future for the College and University
  • Be able to operate effectively as part of a complex, collaborative organisational structure

Closing date: 9.00am, Monday 28 January 2019.

Please click the Apply link to download an application pack (a CV alone will not be accepted, but may accompany your application).