Lecturer - Electrical Installation

Inverness, Highland
£35,170 - £43,357 pa
01 Jun 2023
11 Jun 2023
Subject Area
Job Level
Job Function
Academic Support
Contract Type
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.

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. 

Are you skilled in Electrical Installation, or are you an Electrical Engineer or Manager with an Electrical Installation apprenticeship background?

Are you looking for a change in career and a chance to pass on your knowledge? 

We are seeking a self-motivated, reliable person, who has the desire to pass on their passion for their subject to the next generation, to join our team at UHI Inverness. 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. Certainly you should possess effective interpersonal skills and have good IT skills in applications such as MS Office and other relevant subject related software packages. Using an innovative approach, you will deliver Electrical Installation and, if qualified to do so, Electrical Engineering subjects to a diverse range of students at a variety of levels.

As a professional member of the teaching staff of UHI Inverness, you will be responsible for the preparation of lessons, the teaching of students and the marking and assessment of their work. You will be required to be an effective team member able to deliver a high quality curriculum and educational experience.

To apply for this vacancy, you must be qualified in Electrical Installation as well as to at least HNC level (HNC or equivalent qualification) and have industrial experience.  

Job Purpose:

To support delivery of Vocational, National Certificate and other relevant Qualifications in Electrical Installation and associated subjects. The job is varied and can include supporting students in workshops, classrooms and remotely.

Key Accountabilities:

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

Essential Criteria:

  • Have completed an Apprenticeship in Electrical Installation;

  • Have at least a HNC Electrical or Electronic Engineering, or equivalent qualification;

  • Have relevant industrial experience;

  • Evidence of CPD.

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

Shortlisting will take place on Monday 12 June.

Interviews will be held on 22 June.

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

Requests for feedback following interview are welcomed, however due to the high volume of applications we receive, we are unable to provide feedback on applications that have not been shortlisted for interview.

Job Profile  Job Profile document

For further information about the role please visit the vacancies section of our website via the apply link.