Lecturer - Plumbing

Inverness, Highland
£35,170 – £43,357 per annum (Pay Award Pending)
27 Feb 2024
01 Mar 2024
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 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 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 plumbing team based in Inverness.

Job Purpose:

Provide teaching and learning within our Construction and Engineering curriculum area delivering on our Plumbing Services 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 as is developing green skills and renewable energy.

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 SVQ Level 3 Plumbing or equivalent qualification.
  • Have significant relevant industrial experience.
  • Have current and relevant evidence of CPD.
  • (desirable) industry recognised renewables training certificates or qualifications.

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.

Benefits of working for UHI Inverness

·       62 days annual leave per year (pro rata for part-time staff)

·       Generous Contributory Pension Scheme         

·       10% Membership Discount at Highlife Highland (individual and family memberships)

·       Onsite commercial hair and beauty salon and gym facilities

·       Occupational sick pay scheme and family friendly leave provisions

·       Staff Support and Employee Assistance Programmes

·       Cycle to Work Scheme

·       £60 towards cost of glasses required for VDU work

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: Midday on Friday 1 March

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.