Lecturer Supply - Forestry

£18.77 - £23.27 per hour
21 Apr 2021
23 May 2021
Job Level
Job Function
Academic Support
Contract Type
Part Time

Variable Hours Supply contract

We are one of the largest partners of the University of the Highlands and Islands, a partnership of 13 colleges and research institutions comprising Scotland’s newest university.

As the UK’s leading tertiary education provider, we deliver both further education and higher education courses and that makes us different from traditional institutions. Through an innovative approach to learning and some of the best online learning technologies, we offer our students the complete learner journey, where they have choice and flexibility to study from access level right through to PhD.

Inverness College UHI is at the heart of the community. Working closely with businesses and stakeholders, our curriculum and research capacity is designed to meet the ever-evolving needs of industry and support the strengths and ambitions of the region. Through a personalised approach, we help our students discover their right path, providing them with a combination of qualification and job-ready skills to succeed in the workplace. Inverness College UHI has locations at Inverness Campus and also the Scottish School of Forestry (Balloch), a growing hub for research, innovation and enterprise set within a 215 acre site. 

We are seeking an enthusiastic, dedicated member of staff to work with us as a Forestry Lecturer on a supply basis, based at the Scottish School of Forestry, Inverness College Balloch Campus.

Job Purpose:

We are seeking a suitably skilled and qualified person to work as a Supply Lecturer within our Forestry department.  You will be expected to work within the Forestry team delivering at various levels from NC Rural Skills to HND Forestry as well as HND Arboriculture and Urban Forestry in both a practical and a theoretical capacity.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Self-motivated
  • Flexible and positive approach to work
  • Good interpersonal skills 
  • Good communication skills

Essential Criteria:

  • HND in Forestry or Arboriculture and Urban Forestry (or related subject)
  • Good knowledge and experience of the Forestry industry
  • Ability to work to deadlines
  • Good organisational skills

Please note: the successful post holder will need to pass a satisfactory PVG Scheme membership through Disclosure Scotland prior to commencing employment.

Application Closing Date: 23 May 2021

Shortlisting will take place week commencing 24 May 2021

Interviews will be held week commencing 31 May 2021

Please apply via the link.