North Highland College, UHI is seeking to add to our lecturing team in our Rural Studies Centre on the outskirts of Halkirk. The successful candidate will enhance and complement the present team, delivering on our nationally recognised gamekeeping and wildlife management programmes which the college aims to continue to grow and develop in the future.

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, dynamic, forward-thinking and highly motivated individual with recent practical experience in gamekeeping and wildlife management. You must have achieved a suitable and relevant qualification, such as an HNC Gamekeeping and Wildlife Management (or similar industry related qualification). Ideally, you will have a proven track record of working within a successful team and demonstrate evidence of mentoring and coaching others. You will be someone who is recognised within the gamekeeping community for taking the lead - driving forward and adapting to the changes required to maintain the currency of good practice, responding to legislative changes etc. You will have existing networks within the sector and will be able to work effectively with estate owners/managers

You will plan, prepare and deliver a range of theoretical and practical teaching materials for both further and higher education students. You will conduct assessments using a variety of teaching media, including face to face, online, video-conferencing, practical demonstration and instruction in the field. An important part of the post will be to support students in college and on work placement throughout Scotland. You must be able to communicate with and motivate our students to enable them to realise their potential. You will be a strong role-model for our students.

Ideally, you will have a teaching background, if not, you must be willing to work towards appropriate qualifications, for which you will receive support.

Salary: 30,347 - 37,923 p/a pro-rata

The role is a part-time, temporary position initially for one academic year with the possibility of extension. A commitment of around 390 hours (55 days) per academic year will be required to undertake this role effectively. Flexible working arrangements and job share opportunities for this post will be considered.

You will have:

Highly developed communication skills
A suitable and relevant qualification, such as an HNC Gamekeeping and Wildlife Management (or similar industry related qualification)
A proven record of working as part of a successful delivery team
IT skills to support and develop a range of teaching media
Possession of or ability to acquire shotgun and/or firearms certificates
Relevant current industry experience
Good customer service skills

To apply: please go to www.northhighland.uhi.ac.uk/staff/vacancies to find out more and to download an application pack.

Closing date for applications is 5.00pm, Friday 21st September 2018

Interviews will be held week beginning 1st October 2018.