Lecturer Supply - Environmental Science


Lecturer Supply - Environmental Science

£25.39 - £35.39 per hour (pay award pending)


  • Part time
  • Contract
  • Hybrid working

Posted 6 days ago, 10 Jun | Get your application in now to be included in the first week's applications.

Closing date: Closing date not specified

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Full Job Description

Supply Lecturer – Environmental Science

‘As and when’ required, ongoing supply contract

£25.39 - £31.31 per hour of vocational teaching

£28.70 - £35.39 per hour of 3rd year degree teaching

*Please note the hourly rate is paid for teaching hours / class contact time only.

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

The suitable candidate must have experience in the field of Environmental Science or a related discipline and the confidence to deliver both theory and a practical experience to our students. We are looking for candidates who have experience of delivering in or wish to start delivering in Further and Tertiary Education up to SCQF level 7 and equivalent. You should also be flexible, reflective, innovative, creative, and personally committed to continuing vocational and professional development.

This role presents a unique opportunity for an enthusiastic person who enjoys teaching and learning to join an experienced and diverse team. You will be required to deliver curriculum in an innovative manner with a focus on best practice in the teaching of topics relevant to your role. You will be required to be an effective team member able to deliver a high-quality curriculum and educational experience.

Key Accountabilities:

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

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. You should possess effective interpersonal skills and have good IT skills in applications such as MS Office and other relevant subject related software packages.

Please note, the successful candidate will be subject to a PVG Disclosure Scotland and other background checks.

Application Closing Date: 16th June 2024

Shortlisting will take place on: 17th June 2024

Interviews week commencing: 24th June 2024

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 .

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.