Lecturers in Carpentry and Joinery

Inverness, Highland
£34,170 – £42,357 per annum, pro rata 1 FTE
17 Sep 2021
27 Sep 2021
Job Level
Job Function
Academic Support
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

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 lecturer within the School of Construction and the Built Environment on a fixed term and supply basis. You will be based in Inverness.

Job Purpose:

We are seeking a suitably skilled person who enjoys teaching and learning to work within our School of Construction and the Built Environment delivering on our Carpentry and Joinery courses.  You will be required to deliver curriculum in an innovative manner with a focus on the sectors best practice. Being an effective team member and able to deliver a high-quality curriculum and educational experience is a key focus of this role.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Teaching / Facilitating Learning
  • Assessment
  • Guidance and Support
  • Planning and Preparing the Learning Experience
  • Quality and Standards
  • Professional Practice and Development

Essential Criteria:

  • Qualified to Advanced Craft / PDA Level 7 Carpentry and Joinery or equivalent.
  • Have relevant industrial experience.
  • Have current and relevant evidence of CPD.

You should also be flexible, reflective, innovative, creative and personally committed to continuing vocational and professional development.

You should possess effective interpersonal skills and have good IT skills in applications such as MS Office and other relevant subject related software packages.

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: 27 September at 9 am

Shortlisting will take place on 27 September 2021

Interviews will be held week commencing 4 October 2021

For informal queries relating to this post, please contact Inverness College UHI recruitment team on: Recruitment.ic@uhi.ac.uk or 01463 273210