Lecturer Supply - Youth Work, Community Learning and Development

Inverness, Highland
£25.39 - £31.31 per hour (based on Vocational teaching)
04 Nov 2022
27 Nov 2022
Job Level
Job Function
Academic Support
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

As and when’ required, ongoing contract

*Please note the hourly rate is paid for teaching hours / class contact time only.

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 a candidate for a supply position as lecturer in the Community Learning and Development (CLD) team, to work alongside academic colleagues as part of the delivery of our PDA Youth Work and HNC Working with Communities qualifications.   You will be based at the Inverness College main campus.  Delivery of our programmes uses a blended learning methodology, including use of our online learning environment Brightspace.  Lecturing on the Youth Work programme may include working in the evening to fit with the needs of the students.

This roles presents a unique opportunity for an enthusiastic person who enjoys teaching and learning to join an experienced and diverse team. You will be required to deliver curriculum in an innovative manner with a focus on best practice in the teaching of topics relevant to your role. You will be required to be an effective team member able to deliver a high quality curriculum and educational experience

Key Accountabilities:

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

The suitable candidate must have experience of working in a Youth Work context and be eligible for registration with the CLD Standards Council or willing to work towards registration. You should also be flexible, reflective, innovative, creative and personally committed to continuing vocational and professional development.

You do not need to have a teaching qualification to apply as training will be provided, however some experience of instructing or teaching is welcome. 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: 27th November 2022

Shortlisting will take place on 28th November 2022

Interviews week: commencing 5th December 2022

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


Job Profile  Job Profile document

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