Lecturer - Carpentry and Joinery

Location
Inverness, Highland
Salary
£34,170 – £42,357 per annum
Posted
24 Jun 2022
Closes
17 Jul 2022
Job Level
Lecturer
Job Function
Academic Support
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

35 Hours (1 FTE), permanent contract

Placement on the salary scale is dependant on qualifications and experience

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.

UHI Inverness 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. UHI Inverness 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. 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 check through Disclosure Scotland prior to commencing employment.

Application Closing Date: 17 July 2022

Shortlisting will take place on 18 July 2022

Interviews will be held on 27 July 2022

If you have any queries about the application process please contact the Human Resources Department on recruitment.ic@uhi.ac.uk or on 01463 273210.

For further information about the role including job description and application form please visit the vacancies section of our website via the apply link.