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:

Lecturer - Rural Skills

Reference no.WHC LEC RS
Salary range £33,500 - £41,526 per annum (pro-rata), with placement dependent on teaching qualifications
DurationFixed term - 1 year
Working hours18 hours per week
Closing Date17th August 2020

West Highland College UHI is looking to recruit a Lecturer in Rural Skills, to undertake teaching, learning, programme development and other duties on a team basis.

The suitable candidate must be qualified to a minimum of SCQF Level 6 and will ideally hold a teaching qualification (or be willing to work towards one), whilst being competent and experienced within a range of subject areas, including:

  • Gardening/Horticulture
  • Woodland skills
  • Practical Estate work such as footpaths and fencing (supported by an instructor)
  • Tools and power tools
  • Working with timber
  • Polytunnel building
  • Woodwork skills
  • Knowledge of working with livestock (desirable)

The ideal candidate will also have relevant experience in encouraging learning, inspiring others, and sharing knowledge and skills.

Effective communication skills are essential in this role, as well as the ability to relate to students of all ages. 

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.