Lecturer - Electrical Installation

Inverness, Highland
£35,170 - £43,357 per annum with pending Pay Award of +£3,500
06 Dec 2023
07 Jan 2024
Job Level
Job Function
Academic Support
Contract Type
Full Time

About UHI Inverness

We are one of the largest partners of the University of the Highlands and Islands, a partnership of 11 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 the Scottish School of Forestry (Balloch), a growing hub for research, innovation and enterprise set within a 215-acre site. 

About the Role

Are you skilled in Electrical Installation or an Electrical Engineer/ Manager with an Electrical Installation background?

Would you like the opportunity to pass on your knowledge to the next generation?

Would you enjoy having excellent employee benefits (see below) including over 12 weeks paid annual leave per year?

We are seeking a self-motivated, reliable person, who has the desire to pass on their passion for their subject to the next generation. Please note - you do not need to have a teaching qualification to apply for this role as full training will be provided!

You should be a good communicator and enjoy working with people. You should have good IT skills in applications such as MS Office and other relevant subject related software packages. 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 an effective team member, delivering a high-quality curriculum and excellent educational experience.

To apply for this vacancy, you must be qualified in Electrical Installation as well as to at least SCQF level 7 or equivalent proven industrial experience.  

If you’re unsure what SCQF level your qualification is, please visit https://scqf.org.uk/about-the-framework/scqf-database/, type in the subject (e.g., Engineering) and any keywords (e.g., SVQ) and click Search.

Employee Benefits

Excellent salary with annual increases.

Employer Pension Contributions of 23% rising to 26% in April 2024.

12.4 weeks annual leave per year (62 days, normally:

·       October (1 week)

·       Christmas and New Year (2 weeks)

·       February (2 days)

·       Easter (2 weeks)

·       May Day (1 day)

Summer (6 weeks +4 days)

Special Leave (e.g., Compassionate, Bereavement, Emergency Dependent)

Fully funded Teaching Qualification in Further Education (TQFE) plus time to study

Cycle to Work Scheme

Free Parking

Employee Assistance Programme

Onsite Gym (free to staff)

Highlife Highland Discount

Relocation Package of up to £8,000

Application Closing Date: 7 January 2024

Shortlisting: 9 January 2024

Interviews will be held on Wednesday 24 January from 1 pm

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

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.

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