Lecturer Outdoor Leadership – School of Adventure Studies

at West Highland College (view profile)
Location Fort William, United Kingdom
Date Posted 17th April 2018
Category Education
Job Type Contract/short-term


Location: Fort William

Salary:  teaching salary scale £27,925 - £30,415 per annum (pro-rata)*, with placement dependent on teaching qualifications.  *pay award pending.

Hours: Part-time, 1 Year Fixed Term, 0.6 FTE (3 days per week)


West Highland College UHI is looking to recruit a School of Adventure Studies Tutor to be based at our Fort William Campus to cover a staff secondment. The role will involve the preparation, delivery, assessment and leadership of units in the following programme:

Certificate in Outdoor Leadership (SCQF Level 6)

The post involves teaching in the classroom as well as practical outdoor activities, student support, and other activities within the School of Adventure Studies.

The suitable candidate will ideally be working in a similar role in Further Education with some teaching experience of High School age groups an advantage. Practitioner experience in a range of adventure disciplines would also be advantageous to contribute to the programme of practical activity and field work.

This is an opportunity to engage in a dynamic, fast growing and vibrant community of staff and students, based in a location rich in access to adventure activities. The post offers unique opportunities for progression within a professional career both in the outdoor educational field and the professional adventure sector.

Closing date for completed applications:  12 Noon on 25th April 2018

We are particularly keen to hear from members of the Explorers Connect community so please mention Explorers Connect in your application.