With no single, central campus, our college learning centres throughout the West Highlands of Scotland, from Ullapool in the north to Kinlochleven further south, offer learners opportunity and variety in learning styles and subjects.

To support our work we are recruiting to the following role:

I STEM Coordinator & Project Developer

Reference no.WHC ISTEM PD 01
Salary range £33,198 per annum, pro-rata 
DurationFixed Term Contract through to 29th July 2022
Working hours7 hours per week (7 hour day or flexible hours considered)
LocationOnline/Remote from any location (with some possibility of travel to College Centres)
Closing Date22nd September 2021, 12 noon

West Highland College UHI is recruiting a Coordinator and Project Developer that will lead our Integrated STEM provision and programme. The successful candidate will lead this exciting project and be accountable for developing materials that can be adapted for delivery.  You will work closely with partners to coordinate delivery. 

The iSTEM Programme is intended to become an integral component of the Highland STEM offering. There are many other stand-alone STEM activities STEM projects available across the region.  The aim of iSTEM is to compliment these stand-alone STEM opportunities by ensuring STEM is integrated into the school curriculum throughout the year.  Some teacher training may be included.  iSTEM will be delivered into a limited number of primary schools and high schools in the first phase of roll-out.  The intention is to offer iSTEM to all schools in future years. 

iSTEM projects are intended to be worked on as problem-based (research style) projects.  Projects will promote and adopt a flipped approach to learning, allowing learners to become confident by developing solutions independently and as part of a team / group. As some projects may be set by local industry, learners will get a sense of the STEM related career opportunities that are available to them in the Highlands and nearby area. 

The successful candidate will have knowledge and understanding of STEM and have STEM related skills. You will have knowledge and experience of research methods, have excellent written and verbal communication skills and an ability to relate to a range of industry professionals and curriculum sectors. 

We are looking for someone who can manage and plan their own time to meet tight deadlines, can work well within a team but also use their own initiative and find innovative solutions. 


For informal enquiries, please contact Adam Robertson – Head of Curriculum on adam.robertson.whc@uhi.ac.uk

Interviews will be held w/b 27th September 2021.

For further information on employment with West Highland College UHI, please contact a member of our Human Resources Team on 01397 874000 or email hr.whc@uhi.ac.uk.